Your home is probably full of appliances that you need for daily use, and they most likely require a great deal of energy to run. Excessive energy use is not good for the environment, and it also jacks up that dreaded electricity bill. Some of this energy cost is of course unavoidable, but there are simple changes you can make to decrease it. Continue reading to learn some basic tips to reduce your energy costs! Continue reading
Dishwashers can be tricky. Washing and drying dishes can make people curious about which cycle is better or worse when it comes the dishes. One question which has risen is whether air drying or heat drying the dishes from the dishwasher is better. No one wants to dry dishes because it can become quite a chore, but which is better. The thing is, each has their own benefits so it is based on personal preference. Read below to see which option is better for you.
It’s cleaning day and all you have to do is vacuum. Everything is clean so after vacuuming everything should look and smell great, but wait, you’re done vacuuming and there is this lingering smell. Sometimes the vacuum can accumulate certain odors which causes it to smell after being used. Read below to figure out how to get rid of this smelling vacuum.
It sometimes seems like your appliances are running perfectly smooth until you need them the most, and then something goes wrong. Ever have your air conditioning stop working on the hottest day of the year? No need to panic if your air conditioner is acting funny, start by checking out these common problems. More than likely, you’ll be up and running and no time and you can do it all yourself! Continue reading
Have you ever had a glass that was one of the favorites to use or have you noticed your glasses aren’t as good looking as they used to be? Hard water stains can make glasses look cloudy, dirty and old. For tips on how to remove hard water stains, read below.
When your oven starts acting strange, it can become a hassle to figure out the cause of the issue. Before coming to the conclusion of a new oven, there are a few factors to keep in mind.
When your refrigerator starts acting wacky, it can become a chore to figure out the cause of the problem. Before the assumption of a new refrigerator comes into mind, there are a few factors to take into consideration.
Lint can accumulate inside the dryer, leading to conditions that could cause a dryer fire.
When your dryer breaks down, it can be difficult to know if it’s worth repairing or not. Before running out and buying a new appliance, here are a few factors to take into consideration.
When your washing machine breaks down it can be difficult to know if it’s worth repairing it or not. Before running out and buying a new appliance, here are the following factors to take into consideration.
The Average Lifespan of a Washing Machine
According to major appliance manufacturers, most washers will last anywhere between 10 to 15 years. Of course, there are multiple factors which impact its lifespan such as how often you use it and how well you maintain it. The better maintained it is, the longer it will last. However, knowing the lifespan of your appliance can help you when determining whether to repair or replace.
WARNING: Before attempting to work on any appliance, make sure that all power (electricity) and utilities (water and gas) have been turned off and/or disconnected on the appliance. Read more
Easy Fix or Call a Professional?
Trying to diagnose what is wrong with your washer can be tricky. Luckily, thanks to websites like YouTube.com and http://www.pcappliancerepair.com, its’ easier than ever to find free appliance repair information. Some repairs are Continue reading
It’s great when people discover that a certain item in the household can do more than one thing. For example vinegar has this impact. Another item that can be used for more than one purpose is Windex. Read below on how this cleaning supply does more than clean windows.