Having a humidifier in the home can have a ton of benefits. It can improve skin and hair health, reduce respiratory symptoms, and increase the longevity of your home’s wood floors and furniture. Particularly in the drier times of year, many people have one constantly running. As with any appliance, things can stop working and cause you unwanted stress. Keep reading to see how to fix a few common issues yourself! Continue reading
A refrigerator door handle is the part of the refrigerator that allows you to open the fridge door. Over time you will find that your door handle isn’t working as it used to. If yours is broken or cracked, you might need to replace this part.
Some loud noises coming from your dishwasher are normal, but if it is the water making a hissing noise through the water inlet valve, the pump motor is humming, or water is swishing around then you should take a closer look inside your dishwasher. Is your dishwasher making loud noises? If your dishwasher is extra loud or is being noisy here are some parts to check in order to solve this problem. Continue reading
One of the most common problems when troubleshooting a dryer is a wobbly/shaking dryer. There are various reasons why your dryer could be wobbly. It may be due to an unleveled surface /machine.
If 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
A restricted dryer vent will prevent air from properly circulating within your dryer’s drum. You dryer will get very hot within a short period of time, causing another part on your dryer like the high limit switch, thermostat or the thermal fuse to Continue reading
Nothing can ruin a summer faster than a refrigerator that is no longer cooling. If your refrigerator feels warm or the temperature indicator lets you know that your refrigerator is warmer than it should be, here are a few thing to do in order to fix it yourself.
Check the condensor coils on the bottom or back of your refrigerator. Depending on your refrigerator’s model, these coils could be located at the back of your refrigerator or underneath covered by a toe or kick plate. You may need to pull out your fridge and access it from behind to reach the coils.
These coils help cool and condense the refrigerant. Overtime, the coils can become coated with pet hair, dust and dirt which prevent them from releasing heat efficiently. Use a coil cleaning brush and vacuum to remove any buildup on your coils and see if it helps cool your refrigerator.
Sometimes there is a fan that helps blow air over the coils. Make sure it’s clean too and working properly.
This will require removing the panel inside your freezer to visually inspect, but another indication is frost buildup on the inside of your freezer walls and ceiling. This can indicate a problem with Continue reading