Replacing a Float Switch to Stop an Overflowing Bosch Dishwasher

When your dishwasher fills with water, it is the float switch that is primarily responsible for shutting it off. It is this switch that keeps your dishwasher from overfilling with water by shutting the water off when triggered. If the float switch has gone faulty, you will notice that your Bosch dishwasher will overfill with water on every load. Alternatively, …

Martin Luther King Parade Shows His Lasting Impact on Houston

With 2019 being the 41st anniversary of its creation, the Martin Luther King parade heads to Houston streets again this year on January 21st. While many cities celebrate Martin Luther King’s birthday, this parade was the very first in the nation and is something that shows MLK’s lasting effect on the city of Houston. While Houston once had its share …

A. O. Smith Recalls Ultra-Low NOx Water Heaters Due to Fire Hazard

Due to the fact that many people rely on a safely functioning water heater in order to take showers and wash dishes, it is important that homeowners are made aware of a recent recall involving A.O. Smith water heaters that can pose a fire hazard. Here is everything you need to know about this recall.  The Recall A. O. Smith …

How to Repair an Electric Cooktop Not Heating Properly

Have you ever experienced the frustration that surpasses the hunger in your belly as you go out to the kitchen to cook a meal only to find the cooktop burners won’t fire up? If one or more of your GE electric cooktop burners fail to get hot, read the following short, yet detailed troubleshooter, and soon you’ll be back to …

How to Replace a Surface Burner Valve in Your GE Range

The control knobs on your GE gas range model JGBP25DEMWW attach to shafts which extend from components called surface burner valves. The valves control the flow of gas running to your stove’s burners. If you try to turn one of the burner knobs and it sticks for a moment or it doesn’t move at all, the surface burner valve is likely malfunctioning. …

Investing in our Team

In order for us to take care of our customers, we have to take care of our staff.  We’re happy to share that two of our new technicians, Jose and Aaron, have recently graduated from Fred’s Appliance Academy.  We’re excited for them to continue their training and eventually start helping customers like you! D3S Service continues to make the sound investments …

3 Fun Weekend Activities for Kids in Houston

If you’re a parent, you know the drill. It’s Saturday, and the kids are suffering from a severe case of cabin fever. You probably can’t take one more argument amongst siblings or hearing, “I’m bored.” The good news is, there is a natural remedy for that, and that is piling the kids in the car and heading out to some …

How to Replace Your Leaking Frigidaire Dishwasher’s Drain Hose

If your dishwasher has sprung a leak, check the drain hose first. If it’s cracked or has a hole, then it’s releasing a lot of the wastewater from your dishwasher’s cycle. Luckily, this can be a quick, easy repair. Order a replacement drain hose, which is part #807117001 for Frigidaire dishwasher models, and follow these steps. 1. Unplug and turn off the water supply. …

How to Clean a Smelly Frigidaire Dishwasher

Has your Frigidaire dishwasher model FFCD2418US smelled anything but pleasant lately? If you’re shaking your head yes, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Kitchens all over the country suffer from smelly dishwashers, luckily getting rid of that sour odor is easier than you may think. Where’s the Smell Coming From? Grimy filters Food build-up at the bottom edge of your dishwasher door Clogged …

How to Replace the Drain Pan in Your Maytag Refrigerator

The drip pan in your Maytag refrigerator model MF12570FEZ is meant to catch water melting off the evaporator coils during the defrost cycle. After the water settles in the pan, the condenser fan blows warm air over the liquid to evaporate it. If the drip pan is cracked, the water entering it will end up on the floor underneath your refrigerator. Switching …