How to Test If The Moisture Sensor in your Dryer is Faulty

Most modern dryers, while also having a timed dry setting, use a moisture sensor to create a sort of flex dry setting that one can use. Using a moisture sensor, it senses when your clothing is dry enough and ends the cycle instead of just running on a set timed cycle. However, if the moisture sensor no longer works then …

What is Causing Your Shaky Washing Machine?

If you are running a load of laundry and noticed that your washing machine is rocking from side to side and causing a loud racket to go with it, you may be concerned. However, as far as washing machine problems go, this one isn’t too bad to fix. Usually, the cause is something that requires only a specific quick action …

How to Change The Light Switch in Your Refrigerator

If you open up your refrigerator and find that the light is not working, your first instinct might be to change the light bulb. Generally speaking, usually, that is a great thing to check first, but it may not actually be the light bulb’s fault that the light isn’t working. In some cases, it could be the light switch in …

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, …