Why Won’t Your Gas Burners Light?

While gas stoves produce the most even heat for cooking, they can be so frustrating when they just will not ignite. Certainly if it is releasing gas, you can still ignite it with a match, but your stove is designed to work on command. Not lightning means that there is something wrong with your stove that needs to be addressed. …

Why Your Refrigerator is Getting Too Cold

In many cases, you don’t know if your refrigerator is “too cold,” but the good news is that if you don’t notice any symptoms, it really isn’t too cold. However, when you start noticing things like vegetables icing up or food on the top shelf frozen solid, then your refrigerator is indeed too cold and you may need refrigerator repair. When …

What is Causing a Grinding Noise in My Whirlpool Washer?

If your washer is making strange sounds, it always means there is a problem. If you are lucky, it will be an incredibly minor problem that you can solve without making any replacement. Unfortunately, when you hear a grinding noise, this usually means something internal is having an issue. If you have a Whirlpool direct-drive washer, one common problem that …

Symptoms and Causes of an Overheating GE Electric Dryer

An overheated GE electric dryer is a hazard that can lead to ruined clothing or worse a devastating fire. Recognizing the symptoms associated with an overheated dryer is key to repairing the malfunction before it can cause serious damage to your appliance or your home. Below we provide a guide that will help you identify the signs of an overheating …

How to Promote Good Airflow in Your Fridge and Freezer

Most people know that refrigerator maintenance involves wiping down the shelves and changing the water filter. Not everyone realizes that fridges can also be maintained by how you fill them. Ever notice how sometimes the fridge seems colder than others? It has to do with how cold air flows through the fridge and freezer from the condenser coils. Today, we’re …

Do Washer Hoses Need Replaced?

As with most appliances, your washer is designed so that most of the working parts have the same lifespan. This means while you may need to make some replacements, everything will usually last the same amount of time. There is one caveat to this when it comes to washers — the hoses. The hoses in your washer are quite sturdy, …

How to Clean a Dirty Front Load Washer Gasket

The gasket of the washer doesn’t seem like one of those parts that get very dirty, and yet, it is exposed to an endless torrent of moisture. Front-load washers are great appliances. They can wash your clothes using less detergent and less water, but they do have a bit of a flaw when it comes to the gasket. As the …

Why Does My Top-Load Washer Fill With More Water Than Usual?

If you have a top-load washer, even though the drainage holes go far up the tub, the washer typically doesn’t fill water up to those holes even on the largest loads. Alternatively, when a washer fills over those holes, the water will overflow the appliance. Yet, what happens if the in-between is happening. Your washer fills more than usual, but …

Why Does My Dishwasher Take So Long to Wash?

The act of dishwashing in the appliance seems like it would be a pretty expedient thing. It washes, it rinses, and then it dries. The whole act together can actually take sort of a long time. You can expect most dishwashing cycles to take at least an hour and a half. However, if your dishwasher does run longer than that, …

How to Balance a Washer

Have you walked into your laundry room because your washer was on its spin cycle and creating a ton of noise? Did the washer vibrate so hard it appeared to be moving? This is an incredibly common problem with washers over time. What is happening is that your washer has fallen out of balance. When this happens, the force of …