As the weather clears up and becomes nicer, you might start to notice some things that may have been neglected on your house over those long winter months. The responsibility of maintaining the external aspects of your home can seem daunting at first, but don’t stress! Read on for a simple checklist of the basics. Continue reading
Dishwashers can be tricky. Washing and drying dishes can make people curious about which cycle is better or worse when it comes the dishes. One question which has risen is whether air drying or heat drying the dishes from the dishwasher is better. No one wants to dry dishes because it can become quite a chore, but which is better. The thing is, each has their own benefits so it is based on personal preference. Read below to see which option is better for you.
Turns out, your coffee machine should be cleaned at least once a month, and more often than that if you brew more than one pot a day (or if you have particularly hard water). Every time coffee gets brewed, tiny amounts of debris from the beans, and anything in your water, build up in the machine. If left to sit for too long, this can become noticeable in the taste of your coffee- yikes! Continue reading
It’s cleaning day and all you have to do is vacuum. Everything is clean so after vacuuming everything should look and smell great, but wait, you’re done vacuuming and there is this lingering smell. Sometimes the vacuum can accumulate certain odors which causes it to smell after being used. Read below to figure out how to get rid of this smelling vacuum.
It sometimes seems like your appliances are running perfectly smooth until you need them the most, and then something goes wrong. Ever have your air conditioning stop working on the hottest day of the year? No need to panic if your air conditioner is acting funny, start by checking out these common problems. More than likely, you’ll be up and running and no time and you can do it all yourself! Continue reading
Have you ever had a glass that was one of the favorites to use or have you noticed your glasses aren’t as good looking as they used to be? Hard water stains can make glasses look cloudy, dirty and old. For tips on how to remove hard water stains, read below.
It’s normal for a refrigerator to make some noises as part of its daily operation. However, some noises, like a loud knocking sound, could mean a part needs to be replaced or the refrigerator needs some maintenance. Here’s what could be causing knocking sounds from the fridge.
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
Condenser Fan Motor or Blade
Condenser Fan Motor or Blade
Knocking noises from the bottom or behind the refrigerator could indicate a problem with the condenser fan or it’s motor. The condenser fan helps cool the condenser coils and evaporate any water in the drip pan tray. The fan’s motor may be faulty resulting in a knocking noise. The fan blades can also be dirty or broken. Remove the panel behind the fridge to access and inspect the condenser fan. If the blades of the fan are clean and move freely, then the motor may be the issue and will need to be replaced.
Purchase a new Refrigerator Condenser Fan Motor.
Purchase a new Refrigerator Condenser Fan Blade.
How to Replace a Refrigerator Condenser Fan Motor
How to Replace a Refrigerator Condenser Fan Blade