DIY How to Remove Dents from Your Stainless Steel Appliance

33641100_s.jpgStainless steel looks really nice and clean in your kitchen right? What can go wrong with having a stainless steel appliance? Well, dents of course. No matter how careful you are with your appliance whether that is your stove refrigerator or anything else causing dents or scratches are hard to avoid.

Dents are a pain if you don’t know to how to fix it but don’t worry it isn’t necessary for a professional to take them out. Dents have a variety of shapes and sizes so there is not one method that would work for all. Here are some of the few methods we came up with you get rid of your dents

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What to look for if your dryer stops mid cycle

10453687_sA dryer that shuts off mid cycle can be frustrating. Here’s what to look for before calling a service man or trying to fix it yourself. Continue reading

Got the Case of a Leaking Washer?

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Having a leaky washer can be very dangerous when it is in use. It can be especially dangerous if there are leaking puddles on your floor because it can lead to accidents.

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My Washer is Eating My Socks!

Do you ever notice you lose one or two socks after every laundry load? Ever wonder where your socks go? Missing socks are one of those great mysteries that people are always trying to solve. No fear, the solution is here!

After doing research on why your socks go missing you’ve probably found tips and hacks, such as putting your socks on top of the rest of your clothes or lessen your load, but most of the time those don’t work or your socks are already missing. Instead, it might just be a case of a hungry washer. Here are the steps to retrieve your socks from the washer!

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Dryer won’t spin or tumble – How to fix a dryer that will not turn

Dryer won't spin or tumble – How to fix a dryer that will not turn

A clothes dryer that does not tumble or spin could be due to a broken belt, worn drum rollers, drum glide, or drum bearing or defective motor. Here’s how to tell which part is causing your dryer not to turn and how to fix it.

Broken Drive Belt

Electrolux Dryer Drum Belt 137292700 Part Number

Electrolux Dryer Drum Belt 137292700 Part Number

The dryer drive belt wraps around the dryer drum and the motor pulley. The motor rotates the belt and the belt turns the drum. If you hear Continue reading

Dryer not heating up – How to fix no heat in dryer

Dryer not heating - How to fix a dryer that does not heatIf your dryer is no longer getting hot or producing heat, it might be due to any number of parts or it might mean that your dryer vent simply needs cleaning or a combination of the two. Here’s what to check, including what you should check first.

Clogged Dryer Vent

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Washer Sud or SD Error – What It Means and How to Fix This Fault Code

Washer Sud or SD Error – What It Means and How to Fix This Fault Code If you receive a “Sud” error, or “SD” fault code on your washer’s display, it means that there are far too many suds in your washer than what the machine can remove through a normal rinse cycle. This error can appear on a Samsung HE washer, Kenmore, Whirlpool washer or other brand of washer. This error usually happens due to one of the following reasons listed below.   Continue reading

How to replace the 3 most-repaired parts on a dishwasher

The 3 most-repaired parts on a dishwasherSome dishwasher parts are replaced more than others due to wear and tear from everyday use. All dishwasher brands, whether it is Whirlpool, Maytag, GE, Kitchen Aid or a Kenmore dishwasher, share similar parts which function in much the same way. Here then are the top three most-repaired parts on a dishwasher according to sales from our website. Continue reading

Common Repairs and Maintenance Tips For Your Dryer

The key to a healthy dryer is keeping it well maintained and fixing any damages or breaks as quickly as possible so that they don’t further damage the unit. Keeping a dryer well maintained can be very simple job if you have some knowledge of common dryer repairs and maintenance tips. So take a moment to learn about some of the common repairs and maintenance tips to keep your dryer healthy and running efficiently!

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How to Make Your Washer Last

How to make your washing machine lastA little care and regular maintenance can help extend the life of your washer and prevent breakdowns. No matter if you have a Whirlpool, Maytag, GE, Kenmore or Samsung washer, these tips will help you to make your washer last.

Not only that, it can also prevent damage to your home. Here are the tips to making your washer last:
● Check your inlet or fill hoses every year for leaks and damage. Change your hoses every five years. Over time, rubber hoses can weaken, leak, or even burst, which can lead to catastrophic water damage in your home.
● Use HE laundry detergent in HE washers and be sure to use only the amount necessary.
● Run your machine using full-loads (but not overstuffed) as smaller loads tend to easily become unbalanced.
● Clean your machine regularly.

If you do have a washer breakdown, check out our free DIY Washer Repair Help Guide to find out what could be wrong with your washer yourself.

If you need washer parts or accessories, find them online at www.pcappliancerepair.com.