Replacing a Drain Hose in a Dishwasher

For as crucial of a part as the drain hose plays, you would think it would be made of something sturdier than corrugated plastic. Responsible for ferrying away the wash water, your drain hose in your dishwasher is unfortunately prone to cracks, leaks, and clogs. While it is possible to flush a drain hose free of clogs, when it starts …

Cincinnati Events: Ohio River Paddlefest on August 3, 2019

Summertime in Cincinnati wouldn’t be the same without the annual Ohio River Paddlefest. It’s the largest paddling celebration in the country, and this will be its eighteenth year. Mark your calendars for August 3, 2019. What is Ohio River Paddlefest? It’s a 9-mile float through downtown Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky to Gilday Riverside Park that draws more than 2,000 participants each …

Replacing A Washer’s Drain Hose

There are many different issues that can cause a washer to leak water, but if you have discovered that you had leaking water due to a damaged drain hose on your washer, you potentially lucked out of what could have been a complicated repair. Over time, the rubber drain hose responsible for ferrying away the wash water can become damaged. …

Reasons Why Your Dryer Is Constantly Squeaking

You probably didn’t want to be doing laundry in the first place, but what could possibly make it worse? A very annoying squeak noise coming from your dryer while it is running. It kind of ruins what little peace you had going on. Unfortunately, squeaking in dryers is a problem that has many different potential causes and it can be …

Why A Refrigerator is Running Loudly

You can expect a refrigerator to make a certain amount of noise when it starts to cool your food. Typically, it is a very low hum that you really only notice when you are standing right next to it. However, when your refrigerator has become progressively louder, so that you may even be able to hear it running in the …

Prizer-Painter Stoveworks Appliance Range and Oven Recall Information

Do you have a Prizer-Painter Stove Works range or gas oven in your kitchen? If so, read on for important information about a recall issued early last fall. Recall Announcement In September of 2018, Prizer-Painter Stove Works, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada issued a safety recall of several free-standing ranges and wall ovens. This was …

Getting Musical at Cincinnati’s May Festival

If you are looking to get out and enjoy the city this spring, then the Cincinnati May Festival is one of many eclectic options. However, while there are tons of events that get you outside and visiting some of the city’s best sites, most don’t have the history behind it like this festival. While not always called the Cincinnati May …

Replacing the Push-to-Start Switch on Your Kenmore Dryer

The great tragedy that can befall your dryer is that you load it up, close the door, twist the start knob…and nothing happens. Is your dryer completely broken? Do you need a new one? Maybe. However, before you start shopping for a potentially costly replacement, you might want to make sure your broken dryer isn’t just a broken push to …

Possible Causes For a Short Cycling Refrigerator

If you are sitting in your kitchen, you may hear your refrigerator when the compressor clicks on and starts to cool. Usually, this is one of those noises that you may not pay attention to. However, when you keep hearing the compressor kick on and then shut off 30 seconds later, you may have a problem. If your refrigerator is …

The Dangers Of Using The Oven’s Self-Clean Feature

When it comes to cleaning anything, you want to do it in the most efficient way possible so you can just get it done. However, when it comes to your oven, the most efficient way isn’t the best way. In fact, it puts your oven more at risk for future breakdowns. The way the self-clean function works in your oven …