What Causes a Burner to Click After Ignition?

When you light your gas stove burners, a small amount of gas is released and spread under the burner cap. A sparking ignition then lights that gas. When the ignition is creating a spark, you will hear an audible clicking sound. However, after the gas is lit, the click will stop as the ignition sparks stop. One of the many …

What Is Causing Your Ice to Taste Bad?

If you enjoy your drinks frosty cold and with an accompaniment of ice, there may come a day when you are in for a nasty surprise. That ice-cold water many not taste clean and cool, but rather it tastes distinctly funky. While you may worry that it is your water, all it takes is a little investigation to discover that …

Signs the Drum Bearings Are Going Bad on Your Dryer

While you may be familiar with the motor, belt, and pulley system that turns your dryer drum, most are less familiar with the smaller working parts that allow it to turn. One of the more important pieces is the drum bearings. The bearings will allow the pulley to turn when activated by the belt and motor. While these bearing are …

How to Safely Replace a Convection Fan Motor

Replacing a convection fan motor is somewhat basic for most oven repair. This tutorial, however, pertains specifically to the KitchenAid Double Oven Electric Range, model #KFED500ESSOR.  Before we examine how to remove and replace the convection fan motor, we should discuss a few dynamics of the convection oven style of cooking that you may or may not know.  What is a Convection …

What to Check When The Freezer Works But the Refrigerator Doesn’t

For most people, their refrigerator is both a refrigerator and a freezer, the two in one combination is handy, but can lead to a unique problem where one section is the proper temperature but not the other. One of the many ways your refrigerator and freezer can malfunction is that you find the freezer works as designed, but the fresh …

Why Do The Coils On Your Stove Keep Moving Around

If you have an electric stove, then the coils should be fairly immobile on the appliance. In truth, because they plug into the stove, they should wiggle a little bit for flexibility, but ultimately don’t move around after you set heavy pans on them. However, if you find the coils on your stove are a bit wiggly even with pans, …

How to Solve a Walking Washer

Has your washer hit the spin cycle and started vibrating itself out of its alcove? This is an annoying issue not only because you have to scoot your washer back, but because it is also a very noisy occurrence as well. Lucky for you, as far as washer problems go, this issue is easily fixed. In most cases, it requires …

When is a Refrigerator Too Old?

All appliances have a maximum lifespan. Typically, appliances have a maximum lifespan between ten and twenty years. However, when they reach these ages, it doesn’t mean they will just implode suddenly. Often you can keep an appliance working for long after that maximum lifespan. It is the same with a refrigerator. It will get to about 15 years old, and …

How to Fix a Broken Light in Your Oven

A broken light isn’t exactly the biggest impediment to your oven’s function, but it can be annoying. Every time you need to check for that golden brown doneness, there will be no light to help you. That means you need to take out the food, examine it, and put it back in. All of this is done while your oven …

Why is There More Lint Showing Up in the Lint Trap

A lint trap is a crucial part of your dryer. With the air circulated around your dryer, the lint that comes naturally off your clothing is caught in the trap. This prevents it from moving further into the system, clogging it up, and ultimately starting a devastating fire from the heat. However, if you are washing the same clothes every …