Since it’s summertime there are a few more appliances to be aware of when it comes to maintenance. This time around it is the water filter. It may not be a big item and on the radar, but not replacing the water filter can have some negative effects, especially since it will be getting used a lot more now since the hot weather has arrived.
A refrigerator water dispenser that is not dispensing any water or that is dispensing water slowly, might have an issue with a number of parts. However, the first and easiest thing you should check is the water filter.
Over time, refrigerator water filters gather impurities from the water that they filter, which can lead to a buildup of impurities inside the filter itself. Changing your water filter could possibly fix the problem of a slow water filter dispenser or one that does not work at all.
Another part that might be causing a broken water dispenser is Continue reading
Appliances need cleaning too, and we’re not just talking about wiping up spills and splatters. Soap, dirt and debris from everyday use can accumulate inside and outside your appliance, making it work harder in order to perform and possibly costing your money. Lack of cleaning and maintenance can also lead to a possible early breakdown. Here’s what needs cleaning on your appliance.
Remove the racks from your dishwasher and check them over for chips and cracks in the vinyl coating. Use a Dishwasher Rack Repair Kit to fix any tines on your dishwasher rack to prevent the metal underneath from rusting.
Remove the racks from your dishwasher and check them over for chips and cracks in the vinyl coating. Use a Continue reading
Whirlpool ice maker fill tube assembly used on some Whirlpool/Kenmore brands refrigerators. Includes fill tube and compression nuts
A refrigerator ice maker that freezes up can be caused by a frozen ice maker fill tube, faulty water inlet valve, too low freezer temperature setting, or a water filter that needs replacing.
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
First, locate the water supply to your ice maker and turn off the water supply via the shut off valve. You may want to have a bucket and towels on hand for any extra remaining water in the water supply line.
The fill tube and water supply line supplies water to your ice maker. The fill tube Continue reading
“Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day” is coming up on Nov. 15 and aside from this being a good idea, due to Thanksgiving and other holidays coming up, keeping your refrigerator clean and neat will help save you money and possibly keep you from becoming sick.
A 2013 study done by the NSF, a public health and safety organization, found Continue reading
For refrigerators without built-in filters, works with most types of refrigerators
Enjoy clean, filtered water and ice from your refrigerator, even without a built-in water filter, with the new GE SmartWater Exterior Refrigerator and Icemaker Inline Filter System (GXRLQ).
The system works with most types of top-freezer and side-by-side refrigerators and is housed behind the refrigerator. Once installed, Continue reading