How To Test Your Refrigerator’s Water Valve

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Has your fridge not been able to produce ice or dispense water? You might have to test your refrigerator water inlet valve. We have listed the steps to walk you through a quick step-by-step process on how to test your water valve.

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How to Replace a Refrigerator Door Handle

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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.

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Your Master Cleaning Guide Using Affresh Cleaners

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Not a fan of cleaning? Every home whether it is big or small can get dirty. Your appliances are always being used to do the dirty work for you but in the end, they can accumulate dust,  get grimy or even have an odor. Ew! Avoid headaches from cleaning by using our Affresh cleaning guide made to make your cleaning job easier and more time to spend on yourself because you deserve it.

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Troubleshooting a Dryer That Won’t Start

43306710_m.jpgDo you have a dryer that won’t start even after you checked if the door was fully closed? Here we have listed the most common parts and conditions that contribute to the problem.

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Why is My Room Air Conditioner Not Turning Off?

39653853 - young woman checking air conditioner in houseDo you have a room air conditioner that just won’t shut off? The most common parts that are the causes of a constant running room air conditioner are listed below.

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How to Dispose Grease and Oil Properly

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Everyone has a different preference when it comes to grease, whether you like to keep it for reuse or dispose of it. No matter what you prefer, you should never discard grease down the drain. Most of us don’t think about the consequences after pouring grease down our drain until your pipes get clogged and worst case scenario raw sewage backing into your home.

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Why is My Room Air Conditioner Not Cooling?

42656810_ml.jpgDoes your room air conditioner blow lukewarm air when it is on? There are various parts that may contribute to your room air conditioner to not work properly. Here are some of the most common parts below.

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Is Your Appliance Paint Chipping?

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Did you notice that your appliance paint is chipping? Instead of buying an entire part or even appliance, it can easily be fixed with appliance paint. Appliance touch up paints is available in a variety of colors to leave your appliances looking brand new.

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Why Won’t My Washer Spin?

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If you’ve found yourself with a washer that won’t spin, it might be due to various reasons. Here are the top parts that might be the culprit of why your washing machine is not spinning.

Direct Drive Coupling (Whirlpool/ Kenmore/ Roper/ Estate)

Many Whirlpool/Kenmore brand washing machines have a small, inexpensive direct drive motor coupling. It’s plastic and rubber and it can wear out over time, or fail under overloading conditions. This part protects your transmission from excessive loading.

Clutch (Whirlpool/ Kenmore)
The clutch connects the transmission to the inner tub. It allows the tub to spin properly. If the clutch is slipping or worn out, it must be replaced.

Water Level Switch
If the water level switch is not resetting once the water has drained, power will not be available to operate the motor during spin. Check the water level switch for proper operation.

Drive Belt
The drive belt is a long band that connects the drive motor pulley to the transmission drive pulley. The motor moves the belt, and the belt turns the transmission pulley for the agitation and spin cycles. The belt may become loose on the pulleys, which makes it hard for the tub to spin. If you can see that the belt is worn, replace it.

Control Board
The control board provides power to the motor, so if it’s faulty, the washing machine may not spin or may not work at all.

Drive Block
The drive block connects the inner tub to the transmission. If it wears out, the tub may not spin and will make a loud noise. The drive block is fairly easy to replace.

Transmission
The transmission connects the motor to the agitator and makes it agitate. Older Whirlpool washers utilize a transmission with an electro-mechanical shifter. If the shifter becomes defective the unit may drain the water but will not spin or agitate. If there is a problem with the shifter, we recommend hiring a mechanic to fix this for you because it is a complex system.


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Why is My Washer Staining My Clothes?

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When your trusty washer starts to malfunction it becomes a huge inconvenience because let’s face it, we’re all too busy to hand wash our own clothes. When doing laundry we typically have the mindset that anything dirty will come out clean right?Well, unfortunately sometimes your washer can malfunction or you might be using too much detergent.  In order to solve the problem, we have listed some possible reasons why your washer may be staining or ruining your clothes

 

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