Garbage Disposal Cleaning Tips

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The garbage disposal is an amazing kitchen tool. It takes care of tons of food items and keeps you from having to keep scraps in the garbage, where they could smell up the house. Although garbage disposals are mainly self-cleaning, they should be given a bit of extra care a few times a year. Keep reading for some easy ways to keep your disposal in top shape and odor free! Continue reading

Prepare your Home for Spring!

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As the weather clears up and becomes nicer, you might start to notice some things that may have been neglected on your house over those long winter months. The responsibility of maintaining the external aspects of your home can seem daunting at first, but don’t stress! Read on for a simple checklist of the basics. Continue reading

How Often do you Clean your Coffee Pot?

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Turns out, your coffee machine should be cleaned at least once a month, and more often than that if you brew more than one pot a day (or if you have particularly hard water). Every time coffee gets brewed, tiny amounts of debris from the beans, and anything in your water, build up in the machine. If left to sit for too long, this can become noticeable in the taste of your coffee- yikes! Continue reading

Troubleshoot the Dishwasher

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The dishwasher keeps you from having to hand-wash all those dishes that pile up throughout the day, which is a huge time saver. But what if your dishwasher is suddenly not working correctly? Before stressing out, try checking these common problems and see if you can make some small adjustments to fix it yourself! Continue reading

Tips for the Refrigerator!

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Opening the door and realizing that there is nothing to eat is the worst, but opening it up and seeing so much that it’s not even worth digging through can be even worse. Keeping the refrigerator clean is much more important than many would realize. So how about some tips to keep it clean and organized so those moments don’t happen as often as they do.

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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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Why Won’t My Dryer Door Close?

Dryer Door HingeChanging an appliance by yourself can be discouraging, but some repairs are easier than you may think. The hardest part of this process is finding the correct part for the brand and finding something or someone to hold up the door. Here is a major reason and a few tips for why your Dryer might not be closing.

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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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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

Spooky Appliance Break Downs to Avoid!

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Halloween is around the corner which means candy, and scary stories. By scary stores we don’t just mean about ghosts and witches, we are talking about your spooky appliances! There are plenty of appliance horror stories but today we are going to tell you how you can avoid your appliance from breaking down.

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