How to Replace a Dish Rack Height Adjuster

The dish rack height adjuster on a dishwasher is perhaps the most underutilized part. It allows you to move the dish rack up and down so you can wash items of a wide variety of sizes on both the top and bottom rack. However, there is the chance that an adjuster may fail, leaving your dish rack lop-sided and no …

Common Issues With Garage Refrigerators

While it is a big convenience to have extra storage space for beer or snacks, it is generally not recommended to keep a refrigerator in your garage or other non-temperature controlled space. Yet, while not recommended, tons of people do it anyway. The reason it is not recommended is that it is pretty hard on the appliance and can lead …

How Long Do Washer Water Hoses Last?

When appliances are built, typically all their internal parts are meant to last about the same amount of time. This is why when you hit the 10 to 15-year mark on an appliance, it generally starts having problem after problem until you just replace it instead of throwing money at repair. However, when it comes to washer hoses, they don’t …

3 Cincinnati Literacy Organizations We Love

Literacy is something that many of us take for granted, but it can be a major obstacle for children and adults who struggle to read and write. That’s why we’re so excited about these 3 amazing organizations that promote literacy in Cincinnati. Here’s some more information in case you know someone who needs their help or you want to get …

Dealing With Broken or Missing Oven Knobs

For most oven owners, they likely won’t have to deal with an oven knob that is missing or broken. They are designed to be reasonably hard to remove and to last the lifetime of the appliance – longer, even. However, things happen in life and if you find yourself with a broken or missing knob, here is what you can …

Indoor Family-Friendly Attractions for Cold Cincinnati Winters

Winter is just around the corner which, for Ohioans, can mean lots of time spent indoors away from the cold and unpredictable winter weather. And for families with small children, that means fewer chances for the kids to run around outside getting out all of the energy that little kids always have. Luckily, Cincinnati is full of great family-friendly places …

5 Best Places to Get Your Goetta in Cincinnati

If you live in Cincinnati and you’re not a vegetarian, you owe it to yourself to try Goetta. It’s a local specialty you’re not likely to find anywhere else. It’s also a breakfast meat that’s mostly ground beef or pork with oats and spices. Here are 5 of our favorite places to get our goetta: Glier’s: Glier’s is the largest commercial …

Signs That You Need a New Washing Machine

Many washing machines keep working for around 10 years. If you’re reading this, the performance of your laundry equipment has probably changed in some way. Perhaps it smells odd or simply refuses to run. Is your washer truly in need of replacement, or does it make more sense to repair this appliance? Excessive Movement If a washing machine won’t stay …

Spend the Day at Historic Union Terminal

A great way to explore Cincinnati’s fascinating history is to pay a visit to Union Terminal, one of the Queen City’s most famous landmarks. At this enormous museum complex, you will be whisked away into a day of learning and fun. With the purchase of just one ticket, guests have access to both the train terminal and a collection of …

How Long Does an Ice Maker Take to Make Ice?

If you only use your ice maker once or twice to fill a glass per day, you might not notice how long it takes your ice maker to refill. However, not only does knowing how fast an ice maker should be producing ice help you plan for guests and parties, but it can also give you a good indicator if …