Cleaning the Interior of the Car Tips!

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Cleaning the inside of the car is probably one of the most time consuming and the most annoying things to clean. Unfortunately,  it must be done. Below are some helpful tips to make your car cleaning less dreadful and a little less annoying.
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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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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 Washer Overflowing With Water?

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A broken washer is a big problem to have in your home. How else will you clean your clothes? Check out these parts below that contribute to the problem, “Why is my washer overflowing with water.” Continue reading

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 Dishwasher Not Drying Dishes?

 

Open dishwasher with dishes in rackAre your dishes still wet after you unload your dishwasher? It can be frustrating having to wipe your dishes dry when it was your dishwasher’s job. There are various reasons why your dishwasher isn’t drying your dishes properly.

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Why Does my Furnace Turn On and Off?

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During the cold winter months, our furnace plays a huge role in our home. If you have a furnace that is working effectively then it will automatically cycle on when the air becomes too cold. When you have a furnace that frequently turns on and off it can be due to a short cycling.

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