5 of the Best Bakeries in Minneapolis

There’s something about cold weather that makes baked goods taste even better. Warm up with a cup of coffee and your favorite treats at any of these 5 best bakeries in the Twin Cities. Here are some of our favorites. Angel Food Bakery + Donut Bar: It’s the coolest urban bakery in the country according to Thrillist. Angel Food Bakery has also …

Avoiding Oven Damage By Not Using An Oven’s Self-Clean

There has been a lot of backlash against the self-clean function of most ovens in recent years. While no one really wants to get down on their knees and scrub that oven furiously, it is probably your best option. From an appliance repair perspective, self-cleaning an oven is just as inadvisable as it is from a health and safety standpoint. …

Cleaning a Bosch Dishwasher Filter

After it has removed food from your dishes when washing, your dishwasher will catch it with a filter located in the bottom of the tub. However, filters come in two different flavors. A self-cleaning filter will actually break down food particles so they can be washed away. However, a lot of Bosch dishwashers, especially older ones have manual filters in …

How to Replace the Spring Mounting Bracket in Your Estate Washing Machine

The spring mounting brackets in your Estate washer model ETW4100SQ are located on the base of your appliance’s tub. Each mounting bracket is connected to a suspension spring. When one of the brackets is damaged, the suspension spring can break loose causing your appliance to excessively shake and become unbalanced during operation. Removing the washing machine cabinet and replacing the worn mounting …

Replacing a Refrigerator Light

A broken refrigerator light isn’t typically a top priority to have repaired. The only thing it really does is put a damper on any midnight snacking activities. However, you like to keep your appliances in good repair, as many do, repairing a refrigerator light isn’t very hard, but can be caused by different issues. The issue that should always be checked …

Reasons a Gas Burner Isn’t Igniting

There are a lot of advantages to owning a gas oven and stove. There is virtually no warm up time on the stove and you can even cook on the stove top if the power is out. Unfortunately, if your gas oven stovetop is not igniting, then that is a big problem. You can still light it with a match …

Why is My Dryer Not Drying Clothes Anymore?

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There is a lot that can go wrong with a dryer, but the most common complaint is a breakdown in the dryer’s main purpose – it isn’t drying clothing anymore. If your dryer isn’t drying your clothes anymore, it is very clearly broken. However, as with anything that is broken, you can’t fix it if you don’t know what is …

Replacing the Pressure Switch in an Electrolux Front-Load Washer

When your Electrolux washing machine washes your clothes, it does so by filling with a very precise amount of water for the size load it is washing. However, when you find that your washer is no longer filling with water or that it is actually overfilling with water, a faulty pressure switch could be to blame. However, unlike many other …

Local Events in Minneapolis: Take a Kid Ice Fishing on January 19

Do you sometimes feel like everyone in the Twin Cities is ice fishing except you? Here’s your chance to get in on the fun at Take a Kid Ice Fishing on January 19, 2019 at Pickerel Lake in St. Paul. Event Details: Just come down to Pickerel Lake in Lilydale Regional Park from 1 to 3 pm on January 19. You’ll be …

How to Change a Dishwasher Door Seal

The door seal – also called a tub gasket – on your dishwasher is the primary form of prevention of any leaks that may occur. This plastic lining is compacted when the door is closed, forming a water-tight seal. However, seals do tend to age. As they get older, they can become dry and brittle. It makes them no longer …