What to Check When Your Washer Fill Hoses Are Leaking

If the fill hoses to your washer have started leaking, it is a problem that will get more expensive the longer you let it happen without repair. A few drips every now and then add up to hundreds of dollars in drywall, baseboard, and floor replacement over time as the water does its damage. As such, you need to get …

Troubleshooting Why Your Oven Is Stuck On Pre-Heat

When you turn on your oven, every model will first run a pre-heat cycle that will allow it to reach the appropriate temperature before it turns to try to maintain that temperature. This is crucial for items such as baked goods that need to be baked at very exact temperatures right from when they go in the oven. However, if …

Heat Hero Recalls Portable Space Heaters

Having recalled products and appliances in your home can put you and your family at risk, which makes it critical that you stay on top of all recall announcements. While the end of winter means that you likely will not have a problem staying warm in the coming weeks, it is still important that you are aware of a recent …

How to Replace a Faulty Check Valve in a Dishwasher

If you have water sitting in the bottom of your dishwasher, you may first look to a blocked drainage issue. That is a good instinct, but not always the cause of pooling water. Upon your investigation, you may find water actually coming back up from the drain. What is causing this is likely a faulty check valve. The check valve …

What is Causing a Refrigerator to Become Warm While The Freezer is Still Cold?

Ideally, you want your freezer to be freezing and your refrigerator to be chilly. However, even if it breaks, you will kind of expect both your freezer and your refrigerator to become warm, right? Yet, if you find that your refrigerator has grown practically balmy, but your freezer still works as designed, this can make troubleshooting the issue seem more …

How to Use Smart Diagnosis on Your LG InstaView Refrigerator

Like many newer models LG appliances, the LG InstaView refrigerator comes with built-in smart diagnosis to help solve any potential issues that may arise. By running a smart diagnosis, it can help the owner discover what is wrong so that they can repair the issue or point the service technician in the right direction. How to Run Smart Diagnosis by …

How to Replace the Drive Belt in an Electrolux Washer

The drive belt in your front-load washer is responsible for working with the pulley and motor system to agitate your washer. If your washer is longer agitating, then a faulty or damaged drive belt may be the cause. You should also make an effort to check the drive belt if your washer has manifested a distinct burning smell. This can …

How to Replace the Damper in Your Whirlpool Side-By-Side Refrigerator

The air damper in a refrigerator is essentially a small flap that opens between the refrigerator and a freezer to regulate the temperature in order to keep both sides an appropriate temperature. Typically most homeowners don’t learn what an air damper is until they have temperature discrepancies in their refrigerator. If either the freezer or the refrigerator is an abnormal …

Want Cleaner Dishes? Look to the Dishwasher Filter

If your dishwasher simply isn’t producing clean dishes, you may want to look into dishwasher repair. Broken parts of a dishwasher, such as a turbidity sensor, may result in dishes that still very much have food stuck on them. However, there is a difference between really still dirty dishes and a few specks of food left here or there. If …