How to Level A Washing Machine

If your washing machine is constantly going out of balance, creating loud noise and excessive vibration, a cause may be that the machine itself is not level. Just a slightly not level machine can be a detriment to the inner workings, but this is an easy fix. Checking a Washing Machine For Level These symptoms can be caused by other …

3 Best Baby Stores in the Twin Cities

Any parent knows that no matter how minimal you try to be, babies require a lot of stuff. It’s a good thing that shopping for them is usually much more fun than buying snow tires. Here are 3 of our favorite baby stores in the Twin Cities. Teeny Bee Boutique: Kristie Case, the owner of this baby boutique, is a …

Why Your Ice Maker is Overflowing

When an ice maker stops dispensing ice and you check it only to find a huge sheet of ice, you have a problem. Even if you make the effort to thaw that sheet of ice away, chances are it is going to come back the next time your ice maker does its job. As you thaw the ice, you need …

Exploring Craft Breweries in the Twin Cities

Minnesota is home to more than 130 craft breweries to service a state that fell in love hard with craft brews. As the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is the beating heart of the state, it should be no surprise that a number of small breweries have set up shop. If you are looking to cuddle up with an eclectic small …

How to Replace the Thermal Fuse Your Dishwasher

If you have a dishwasher that just plain old won’t start, one of the causes can be a blown thermal fuse. The thermal fuse is put in place to keep the dishwasher from getting too hot. If the dishwasher starts to overheat, the thermal fuse will trip and shut the dishwasher off. However, if the thermal fuse has gone defective, …

What to Do When a Gas Stove Won’t Stop Clicking

Click, click, click – you hear it every time you light up your gas stove. What you are hearing when you hear this noise is your burners trying to ignite. The stove is continuously creating a spark that will ignite the gas. However, once you turn the control knob off the “Light” function, ideally you want to stop hearing that …

Haier Top Mounted Refrigerator Recall Information

Do you own a Haier Top-Mounted Refrigerator? If the answer is yes, keep reading for important information related to a recent recall issued by its manufacturer and what options are available. Recall Information Haier America and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of some of their top mounted refrigerators on October 25, 2018, because a short circuit …

What Does SUDS LOCK Mean on a Whirlpool Duet?

We live in a world where many believe that more is better. However, while you may think more detergent means a cleaner, better-smelling clothes, you are putting a lot of pressure on your washer. For the Whirlpool Duet, if you actually use too much detergent in your wash, you may find yourself looking at a SUDS LOCK error code. If …

What to do When a Kenmore Freezer Isn’t Making Ice

If your Kenmore freezer isn’t making ice, it is not the end of the world, but you kind of want the icemaker you paid for to actually make ice. However, there are actually a few problems that can cause ice not to dispense, so it is important to know what to check. Your first step should be to run a …

Free Tours of Union Depot in St. Paul

If you love trains and local history, you’ll want to take a closer look at Union Depot. You can enjoy a free tour every other Tuesday at 11 am. Learn more about this important transportation hub and gathering place. Background on Union Depot: Union Depot was a major railroad station of the twentieth century. At its peak, there were as …