Washer Has No Hot or Cold Water

Washer Has No Hot or Cold WaterA washer that is not filling with the correct water temperature of water or even no water at all, could be due to a defective part on the washer. However, it could also be due to a problem with the home’s water pressure. Here’s how to troubleshoot.

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Check the Washer’s Water Inlet Fill Hoses

Over time, tiny screens on the ends of the hoses that supply water to the washer can get clogged with sediment and minerals from the water supply. The hoses can also become kinked and if made of rubber can corrode or bubble. Inspect the hoses for any defects and replace if leaking, bubbling or corroded.

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Disconnect the hoses from the back of the washer and place the hoses in a sink or a bucket. Turn on the water to see what sort of water flow you get from the hoses. Check the Continue reading

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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

Dish washing Detergent v. Dish Soap!

 

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Dishwasher detergent and dish soap are the same thing. Wait, no they aren’t, that’s why one says dishwasher and the other says dish. But what’s the difference? Both of their product goals are to clean the dishes. Below are the reasons why maybe these different cleaning products shouldn’t be intermixed with one another.

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Is Mold Growing in Your Humidifier?

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While humidifiers can help soothe dry noses and throats a dirty humidifier can actually make you sick. 

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Thunderstorm Curiosities!

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When it thunderstorms, everyone seems to understand the basic rules. Don’t go under trees, retreat inside, etc. But has it ever started thunder storming, but you needed to shower or washing the dishes? Ever think if it was safe to do this? Read below for the answer.

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Clean Your Sponge and Kill Harmful Bacteria – 3 Easy Ways

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Question, what gets dirtier the more it cleans? A sponge, and in this case the kitchen sponge. It is never thought of when cleaning the dishes because most people assume it’s clean since its job is to clean; however, research shows that sponges can be dirtier than the toilet seat based on how much bacteria can accumulate overtime. If sponges are left soaking after cleaning, bacteria can begin to grow. Below are some cleaning tips to make sure that the sponge is clean while it’s cleaning.

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More Summer Cleaning!

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The Summer season is over and it’s time to begin the cleaning process before the fall weather comes. There are a few items to clean that can help with Summer preparation and the colder seasons that will be arriving shortly. Read below for a few items that can be cleaned and prepared for the future seasons to come.

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Kill Mildew and Mold!

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Since cooler weather will be upon us soon, it’s time to think of the areas to clean, other than the obvious areas. For instance, when walking a basement, is there ever a scent of mustiness? That means there is mold or mildew lingering around. This isn’t something that should go unnoticed. Mold and mildew can have minor health impacts. Below is how to find, and get rid of mold and mildew.

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Don’t Add Extra Water to Your HE Washing Machine

bucket of waterAdding water to a High Efficiency washing machine is a mistake too many people are making that leads to dirtier laundry and wasted water. That’s because HE washing machines are designed to clean using less water and adding additional water prevents the washer from working properly.

By adding water using a bucket or hose, the items inside the tub cannot properly rub up against each other or against parts inside the tub. It’s this friction and mechanical cleaning action that gets dirt and stains out of items. The extra water also Continue reading

Shopping for a Washer or Dryer?

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Starting to shop for laundry appliances? Before going out there are a couple of factors to keep in mind. It is not an all appliance fits one sort of deal. It takes time and consideration to make sure that the appliance you will are perfect for you and the household. Read below to see what should be kept in mind when buying a laundry appliance.

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