Why Do I Smell Gas From My Oven?

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If you own a gas oven, you will notice that when you start the oven a strange odor will come from it. This odor is a combination of gas at the burner and the smell will disappear when the oven heats up. However, unburned gas has a distinct odor as well. You will be able to tell the difference from this odor to the gas when you turn on your oven. If it smells like rotten eggs then here is what you should do. Continue reading

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The Self-Cleaning Oven System

Picture of oven with door open - self cleaning oven cycle partsOvens get dirty over time. Cleaning your oven by hand will require you to get on your knees and scrub like crazy! You can saturate the inside of your oven with cleaning chemicals and hope that your oven is clean, but that doesn’t always work. Continue reading

How to fix a smelly washer

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We put our clothes in the washer expecting them to come out smelling beautiful. Nothing is worse than the clothing coming out still smelly! If this happens to you, your washer probably needs to be cleaned. We are here to help by giving you a step by step list to making your washer and clothes smelling pretty again.  Continue reading

Why Is My Dishwasher Noisy?

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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

How to Remove Rust from Stainless Steel Appliances

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When you think of stainless steel, you would automatically assume that “stainless” would not stain, but in fact, steel will rust. When the chromium of steel comes into contact with oxygen, it creates a thin layer called chromium oxide. This layer covers the surface to resist stains and rust but if the layer is damaged it will lose its ability to resist. With proper care of your stainless steel appliance, your chromium oxide later will remain in good shape.

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How to Fix a Dryer That Shakes

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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.

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Is Your Refrigerator Winter Ready?

Is your refrigerator ready for winter? This may seem like an odd question, refrigerators keep food cold and winter is freezing so what would you need to do to get your refrigerator ready for winter? Believe it or not, refrigerators get cold to. Refrigeration systems that are kept outdoors or in unheated areas such as garage or basement fridges can be offset by the cold weather and cause your refrigerator to maintain undesired temperatures. However, there is an easy fix a refrigerator garage kit!

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How To Replace The 3 Most-Repaired Parts On A Range

Some range and oven parts are replaced more than others. Here are the top three most-repaired parts on a range or oven according to sales from our website.Three most commonly replaced parts on a range

Plug-In Surface Unit Also called the  heating element receptacle , surface unit receptacle or terminal block. This is the part that the electrical heating element slides into which provides power to the heating element. It has wires and connections under the cooktop. Sometimes burnt areas  are visible on this part due to overheating.

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

Some washer parts are replaced more than others. Here are the top three most-repaired parts on a washing machine according to sales from our website.

Three most commonly replaced parts on a washer

Agitator Dogs – Also called agitator directional cogs ( or dog ears), these cogs or dogs are made of hard plastic and can wear out over time. If your top-loading washer will not rotate or agitate your wash, and you can turn the top of the agitator without turning the bottom of the agitator, then you may need to replace this part.

Watch the video below to see how to replace the agitator dogs on a washer. Continue reading

How to Test an Icemaker Water Inlet Valve

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Water Inlet Valve. Dual outlet water valve used on some Whirlpool/Kenmore brands refrigerators with water dispensers and ice makers.

Testing your Icemakers Water Inlet Valve is not a common appliance occurrence. However some of the most common Icemaker problems do involve the Water Inlet Valve. So, we thought it would be a good idea for you to know how to safely test your Water Inlet Valve! Continue reading