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4 Reasons You Need A New Washing Machine

A washing machine is a luxury that many homeowners have. Without it, you will find yourself having to hand wash your clothing, which, to be honest, how many people in the world do that nowadays? However, washing machines aren't perfect. There may come a time when repairing the machine isn't enough and you have to replace it. Here are four reasons that might be: It Leaks Often: Leaking often is a sign that your washing machine needs replacing.

4 Mistakes To Avoid When Storing A Refrigerator

If you need to put a refrigerator in storage for an extended period of time, it's important to avoid some common storage mistakes to make sure that your unit will function properly when you need to use it again. Poor storage practices can cause you to waste money and lead to frustrations down the road when your unit malfunctions. By avoiding the following four mistakes, you can keep your refrigerator in the best possible shape while it's in storage: 

2 Potential Reasons Your Washing Machine Is Making So Much Noise

It's easy to tell when a washing machine has gotten out of whack, especially since this often results in less than comforting sounds, such as squeaks, gurgles, and abrupt bangs. If you would like to learn more about what these untoward sounds might mean, read on. This article will discuss two potential causes of a noisy washing machine. You're dealing with one or more broken damper straps. A top loaded washing machine has to be capable of spinning with incredible speed, in order to remove as much water as possible from the cleaned clothing.

Maintenance Tips For Your Air Conditioning Unit

Your air conditioner helps to keep you and your family nice and cool on hot summer days/nights. With just a touch of the thermostat, you have that cool air blowing through your vents, and in no time at all your home is cooled to a nice 72 degree temperature. If you don't take care of your air conditioner properly, though, the next time you turn on your air conditioner, you could run into a problem such as the unit not turning on at all, not cooling your home properly, or cycling constantly.

Troubleshooting The Inlet Valve On Your Washing Machine

A washing machine relies on both your electrical and your plumbing systems for its correct functioning. Many washers tend to develop problems at the inlet valve, the place where these two systems converge. Here is some information regarding the inlet valve. The Basic Idea The inlet valve can be found on the back of your washing machine, at the place where the two water supply hoses are attached. Because the water supply knobs are generally left open for convenience, the inlet valve plays the important role of determining the appropriate time to allow water to enter the machine.

Tips for Buying a Used Front-Loading Washer

Updating your laundry room doesn't mean that you have to shell out the big bucks for brand-new appliances. It also doesn't mean you have to settle for an outdated washing machine. If you have your eyes on a front loader, but the price tag is making you hesitate, then consider shopping for a used version. Often, used appliance stores have a good selection of top-quality front loaders that you can purchase at a fraction of the price.

Tips To Improve The Efficiency Of Your Air Conditioner's Condensate Drainage System

Inefficiencies in an air conditioner's condensate drainage system tend to increase the risk of water leaks. They usually put your property under the constant threat of moisture damage. An easy way of eliminating any moisture-related air conditioner problems is investing in your time and money in improving your system's condensate drainage system. The following are tips that will come in handy in helping you do so. Install a larger condensate collector tray

Troubleshooting Your Gas Stove's Malfunctioning Burner

Gas stoves are often preferred by cooking enthusiasts because they provide a versatile surface on which to prepare foods. If you have a gas stove in your home, you know what a luxury these kitchen appliances can be. Maintaining your gas stove is essential when it comes to ensuring proper functionality. If you notice your gas stove has a burner that is failing to ignite, addressing the problem quickly will help prevent more problems in the future.

De-Stinking Your Smelly Vacuum For Good

If you have a smelly vacuum, you have probably already tried all of the tricks to eliminate that putrid smell each time you turn it on to clean your home. Vacuuming up coffee grounds, dried orange peels or baking soda can only do so much when it comes to preventing your home from stinking each time you turn on the vacuum. If you want to get rid of that smell for good, you will have to do a full cleaning of the entire vacuum, replace the filters and avoid vacuuming certain areas of your home.

How To Check The Filter Screens On Your Washing Machine

Your washing machine has both cold and hot water input tubes attached to the back side of it. These tubes feed your washing machine the water it needs to wash your clothes with. At the end of both the hot and cold water supply hose there are filters in place to catch any debris that made it that far and to prevent it from entering your washing machine. Here are a few signs that the filters on your water supply hoses need to be checked and a few tips on how to check the filters.