Replacing the Wash Impeller in Your Dishwasher

If the spray arms in your dishwasher are not dispensing water, then it is possible that your wash impeller is no longer functioning properly. It is important to remember that your dishwasher uses two impellers, the wash impeller and drain impeller. The drain impeller is accessed from the bottom of your dishwasher, but the wash impeller can be accessed from …

How to Replace the Dryer Drum Baffles

Your dryer comes with three or four fins around the drum interior called baffles. These are charged with aiding in air circulation and fluffing your clothing as they tumble. However, if a baffle is loose, it can manifest itself as noise or may even snag and rip your clothes. While a baffle that has actually come off is not such …

How to Repair a Dishwasher Fan

Not every dishwasher uses a fan, but those that do will have a vent located in the dishwasher door. The fan is there solely for one purpose – to help dry your dishes. When the dishwashing cycle is done, the vent will open and the fan will blow hot air into the tub. This will help to get your dishes …

Best Places to Go Cycling Around Cincinnati

Cincinnati is a beautiful city, but there are better ways to see it than from the window of a car. If you are looking to finally get out and explore the city a little now that it has gotten a little cooler, there are hundreds of miles of bike trails for you to explore and see all the secrets of …

How to Get Your Oven Door On and Off

You could own your oven for years without needing to know how to disconnect your oven door. However, it is something that is good to know when you need it. If you need to replace the door gasket or the glass on the oven, removing the door to make these repairs is easy. Furthermore, it can also make the oven …

Diagnosing a Faulty Heating Element in Your Electric Oven

In order to produce the heat that cooks your food, your electric oven uses heating elements. It uses a broil element that you can typically see at the top of your oven tub and a bake element at the bottom that may be hidden under a protective metal covering. Most oven owners only believe that they have one heating element, …

Maytag Front Load Washer Door Lock Error

If you own a Maytag Front Load Washer Model MHW5500FW0 and your washer is reporting the error code FSE1, you need to replace your Door Latch Assembly.  The replacement part no. is WPW10443885.  The following instructions will walk you through the necessary steps. For this repair, you will need a small flat blade screwdriver, a T20 Torx driver, a rubber ended clamp, …

What is Causing an Oven to Smoke?

Is your oven smoking like your chimney? Well, that is understandably worrying, but it probably doesn’t mean there is a serious problem. You can usually get to the root of why an oven is smoking rather quickly. However, if you need it to stop, consider checking all these potential causes first. Food and Grease Even if you are very careful …

What Does the Key Stuck Message Mean on Your Electrolux Dryer

On your Electrolux dryer, in many instances, when there is a problem it will throw out an error code to let you know. However, the real problem with error codes is that you rarely know exactly what they mean, just that there is a problem somewhere that needs taking care of. If your Electrolux dryer is suddenly throwing out the …

Why Your Dishwasher Isn’t Using Soap With a Working Dispenser

If your dishwasher is not using soap during the wash, then it is not likely producing clean dishes either. The detergent used in your dishwasher is crucial in removing food particles from your dishes. However, when your dishwasher isn’t using detergent, your first suspect should always be the actual soap dispenser in the appliance. At times, the detergent dispenser in …