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 …

Why Does Your Dishwasher Stink?

Have you opened up your dishwasher only for a funk to waft up from it? As an appliance charged with washing your dishes, the dishwasher should also be pretty self-cleaning. As such, if you are smelling something awful from the inside, it is not part of normal function. The good news is that bad smells in your dishwasher can only …

How to Unclog a Washer Door Drain

If you have a front load washer, it comes equipped with a pretty extensive door gasket. This plastic piece functions as a seal to keep water from leaking out. However, the way it is designed means that it features a hollow area in the center where wash water can end up. Because this wash water needs to be removed, the …

How to Replace a Bake Element in a Frigidaire Oven

If you have a Frigidaire electric oven, then the interior is heated by two heating elements. The element on the top that is easily visible is the broil element. The element on the bottom of your oven, typically covered by a metal protective plate, is the bake element. While both are used, the bake element does a large bulk of …

What to Watch For If You Have an Old Refrigerator

A refrigerator has the average lifespan of about 10 to 15 years, though many end up lasting much longer. Once your refrigerator gets to that 15-year mark, it doesn’t just up and stop working on you. Instead, what it means is that you need to start paying more attention to it so you can spot potential problems. If you watch …

Why Isn’t a Dryer Drum Rotating?

Your tumble dryer, in order to dry your clothing, needs to actually be turning and tumbling whatever is inside. What the rotating and tumble motion does is allow the hot air to fully circulate throughout your clothing. However, it is not just that. During this tumbling motion, it also allows that moisture to be released from the clothing so it …

How to Replace a Broken Glass Cooktop

All it takes is one dropped jar or even a heavy pot put down too roughly. Suddenly you are looking at a jarring crack in the glass cooktop that has served you well all these years. It is generally not advisable to keep using a cracked glass cooktop. With the integrity of the glass compromised, you put yourself at risk …

RECALL ALERT: Whirlpool Brand Glass Cooktops

Did you purchase a Whirlpool Brand Glass Cooktop with touch controls between 2017-2019?   If so, your cooktop could be on the recall list.  The Whirlpool glass cooktop brands impacted by the recall are as follows: KitchenAid, Jenn Air and Whirlpool.  The recall alert was announced on August 28, 2019, for Whirlpool brands manufactured between December 2016 and July 2019.  Whirlpool …