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 …

Solving Leaks in Your Whirlpool Dishwasher by Replacing the Pump & Motor Assembly

A leaking dishwasher can be troublesome to troubleshoot. However, typically what repair you need to make in order to fix it comes with other symptoms alongside the leaking. In this case, if your pump & motor assembly is going bad, alongside leaking in the bottom of the dishwasher, you may also notice poor dishwashing results as well as a grinding …

Replacing the Bake Element on Electric Ovens

If your oven isn’t heating or baking properly, there is a good chance it could be the bake element. This is a pretty elementary and easy item to fix for the DUI handyman. Although, for some, any type of appliance repair is too daunting a task. Twin Cities Appliance Repair understands this and our technicians are always available to help. …

How to Replace Your Whirlpool Oven’s Broken Light Socket

Over time, the light bulb socket in the rear of your oven can become damaged and fail to work safely. The most common types of damage include the socket or the terminals shorting out and the casing developing a crack. Replace it in just a few easy steps. Order a new socket with the replacement part number W10856866 for Kenmore models, and then: 1. Unplug your oven and turn off the …

How to Replace Your Samsung Freezer Handle’s End Cap If It’s Damaged or Missing

Your refrigerator and freezer doors have to handle a lot of wear and tear. Sometimes this can damage the end caps of the handle. If your Samsung refrigerator’s freezer has a missing end cap, you can replace it yourself. Order part #DA67-02787A and follow these quick steps to install it. 1. Unplug the refrigerator. Before you start any repairs, always unplug the appliance first. This …

Minnesota Orchestra Family Concerts: Thanksgiving at Jurassic Park and More

Celebrate the holidays with at least one special outing to the Minnesota Orchestra Family Concerts. There’s Jurassic Park for Thanksgiving, Beauty and the Beast for Christmas, and Star Wars for the New Year. Have lots of fun and introduce your kids to a love for classical music, a gift that will enrich their lives for years to come. Here are some of the highlights for the holiday …

Fall in Minneapolis

Minneapolis has a broad range of activities planned for this fall. No matter what your preferences, there is something for everyone to enjoy. These are three of the must experience events coming up, but there are many more to choose from. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert This concert is being held Oct 26th, 27th, and the …

How to Replace the Detergent Dispenser in Your Whirlpool Dishwasher

If the dishes coming out of your Whirlpool dishwasher model DU1145XTPB0, look anything but clean, your appliance may have a defective detergent dispenser. During a wash cycle, the dispenser door opens and releases soap into the dishwasher. If the dispenser is malfunctioning, the door will remain closed and the detergent won’t be administered. Unfortunately, a lack of soap automatically leads to …

Anaheim and Moen Announce Garbage Disposer Recall

Due to the fact that it is out-of-sight, you would not be alone if you do not know what condition your garbage disposer is in, or even what brand it is. However, it is important that you check the brand name and model number of your garbage disposal unit as there has been a massive recall of garbage disposals produced …

How to Replace the Evaporator Fan Motor in Your GE Refrigerator

The evaporator fan motor in your GE refrigerator model GSS20IEMCC is found near the evaporator in the freezer compartment. When the compressor is running, the fan motor circulates cold air throughout your refrigerator. A faulty motor stops the distribution of chilled air, which causes the temperature in the freezer and fresh food compartment to increase. If you believe the fan motor in …