What You Need to Know About Whirlpool’s Glass Cooktop Recall

It was announced that Whirlpool was recalling a wide range of glass cooktops that are sold not only under their Whirlpool brand, but under their owned brands of KitchenAid and JennAir as well. These glass cooktops that use radiant or radiant downdraft heating feature touch controls that have a chance to activate on their own. According to the 133 reports …

Go Fly a Kite This Winter at the Minneapolis Kite Festival

When you think of kite flying weather, you think of beautiful green rolling hills and swift spring breezes, right? Well, it turns out that winter breezes are a lot better for getting your kite in the air, which is why the Minneapolis Kite Festival is held in January. Once Lake Harriet freezes over, kite flyers take over the ice to …

How to Replace the Light Bulb in an Oven

The oven light seems like an inconsequential part, but it plays a pretty important role. You will find out just how important it is when it goes out. When there is not a light present in your oven, your primary difficulty will be seeing how done your food looks. You will need to keep the oven door open longer to …

What to Check When Your Dishwasher Door is Leaking

When your dishwasher is leaking, it is important that you do your troubleshooting quickly to prevent an appliance problem from turning into a home problem as the water creates mold and other water damage. However, while there are several parts in a dishwasher that can leak, if you have deduced that the water is coming from your door, here is …

3 Steps to Take When Your Whirlpool Washer Won’t Drain

Like all appliances, your washing machine may stop working from time to time. It’s frustrating when you’re trying to wash your laundry, but you’re faced with a washing machine that won’t drain. If your Whirlpool washing machine is not draining, here are three potential causes to check for. To ensure your safety, always disconnect the washing machine from power before …

What Using Too Much Detergent Does to a Washing Machine

It’s an educated guess, but you are probably using too much detergent in your washing machine. It’s true, there might be some who think that more detergent equals cleaner clothing, but usually it is more of an issue of detergent manufacturers telling you to use more than you need. Obviously, if you use more, you need to buy it more …

How to Locate the Model and Serial Number on Whirlpool Appliances

How essential is it to be able to locate the model and serial numbers on your appliances? Perhaps you’re registering a new product, needing a repair, or just searching for information online. The name is the thing! Here’s a quick guide to locating the model and serial numbers on appliances in the Whirlpool family, which includes Maytag, Amana, JennAir, KitchenAid, and, …

How to Replace a Timer Clock On Your Oven

When a timer clock goes out, it is a problem that is pretty easy to diagnose. You may, at first, think the entire oven lacks power since the display is blank. However, you will soon notice that the display simply is no longer works or is dim. Furthermore, if the clock is going faulty, the buttons could lack response and …

Replacing an Evaporator Fan in Your Refrigerator

In order to optimally cool your refrigerator, your appliance takes the cold air that originates in the freezer and uses an evaporator fan to push it into your fresh food compartment. So if you find that your freezer is still cold, but your refrigerator is not, it could very well be that your evaporator fan has stopped working. When this happens, it …

Why Isn’t The Detergent Dissolving In Your Dishwasher?

Have you opened your dishwasher only to find that it is covered with undissolved detergent all over your dishes or an undissolved tablet is sitting at the bottom of the tub? This not only means that your dishes aren’t fully cleaned, but you also have a problem with your dishwasher. Having undissolved detergent left over is not normal, and you …