Troubleshoot your Gas Range

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Most people use their stoves and/or ovens at least once a day. Because they face so much use, it is important to maintain them properly. A lot of issues that arise with your gas range that seem bad can actually be fixed fairly easily on your own. Keep reading to see some common problems and their respective solutions! Continue reading

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How to Know When to Repair or Replace Your Clothes Dryer

Lint can accumulate inside the dryer, leading to conditions that could cause a dryer fire.

When your dryer breaks down, it can be difficult to know if it’s worth repairing or not. Before running out and buying a new appliance, here are a few factors to take into consideration. 

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Troubleshoot Your Electric Range

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Ovens and cook-tops have become a necessary part of the home. They tend to last a long time, even when used daily, but they can be very expensive to replace when the time comes. So before you replace your electric range, check these common symptoms and solutions to see if you can get more time out of it! Continue reading

Part 1: Are You Sure You Need to Replace? – Washing Machine

washer-over-sudsing-with-lots-of-soap-bubblesWhen your washing machine breaks down it can be difficult to know if it’s worth repairing it or not. Before running out and buying a new appliance, here are the following factors to take into consideration. 

The Average Lifespan of a Washing Machine

According to major appliance manufacturers, most washers will last anywhere between 10 to 15 years.  Of course, there are multiple factors which impact its lifespan such as how often you use it and how well you maintain it. The better maintained it is, the longer it will last. However, knowing the lifespan of your appliance can help you when determining whether to repair or replace. 

WARNING: Before attempting to work on any appliance, make sure that all power (electricity) and utilities (water and gas) have been turned off and/or disconnected on the appliance. Read more

Easy Fix or Call a Professional?

Trying to diagnose what is wrong with your washer can be tricky. Luckily, thanks to websites like YouTube.com and http://www.pcappliancerepair.com, its’ easier than ever to find free appliance repair information.  Some repairs are Continue reading

Surprising Uses for What?

It’s great when people discover that a certain item in the household can do more than one thing. For example vinegar has this impact. Another item that can be used for more than one purpose is Windex. Read below on how this cleaning supply does more than clean windows.

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Can Doing Landry Kill Mold?

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Mold seems to grow anywhere it can which can be unfortunate in many circumstances. Mold can even grow on clothing. When this happens, the major question that is usually asked is “can doing laundry get rid of the mold on clothing?” Read below to see the answer.

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Learn to Microwave like a Pro

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Are you an avid microwave user? This is an extremely common appliance, and can be a very handy cooking tool. However, many people do not know that there are some elements of using a microwave that can be tricky, and some important things to keep in mind when making food in one. Continue reading to see some tips on using your microwave! Continue reading

Benefits of Humidifiers

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Humidifiers have been all over the place. There are multiple benefits for them so they have been fairly popular the last few months. Especially in the winter season, the air is so dry so consumers turn to humidifiers to moisten the air. Humidifiers can benefit the whole household. Read below and see how.

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Washer Stops Before Rinse Cycle

man-peering-into-open-washer-with-puzzled-expressionA washer that stops before the rinse cycle is a frustrating problem that can leave you with a machine full of wet laundry that’s a chore to deal with. So what should you do when the washing machine will not enter the rinse or spin cycles? Here are the parts that could be causing this issue.

GE Washer Lid Switch Assembly WH12X10334

GE Washer Lid Switch Assembly WH12X10334

Whirlpool Washer Lid Switch 285671

Whirlpool Washer Lid Switch 285671

Lid Switch

A defective lid switch could be preventing the washer from going into the spin and rinse cycles. The lid switch does not allow the washer to spin if it senses the door is not closed. Even though the lid to your machine might be closed, the lock could be defective or possibly not engaging The lid switch can be Continue reading

Troubleshooting your Furnace

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This time of year, it is more important than ever to have adequate heating in your home. That means you definitely want stoves, furnaces, and all heating sources to be working properly! If you are experiencing issues with your furnace, continue reading to see some of the most common problems and how to fix them yourself. Continue reading