How to Clean a Self-Cleaning Oven in 6 Steps

If you are like me, you put off cleaning the oven for as long as possible. Thankfully, if you have a self-cleaning oven, the oven will do most of the hard work. When set to self-clean, a self-cleaning oven heats to above 800 degrees Fahrenheit, reducing oven residue to ash, which can then be easily wiped away. However, many people …

LG Refrigerator Ice Maker Problems

The most common LG refrigerator ice maker problems are caused by a lack of water or an ice blockage. Depending on the model, you may be able to run a diagnostic test or use the error code to determine the problem. Many problems can be solved by using a hairdryer on low heat to thaw out ice blockages. There are …

How to Repair a Dishwasher Rack

Over time, dishwasher racks will often require some maintenance. The most common complaint is rust on the dish racks, which can cause rust spots on your dishes. Another common issue is a problem with the track that holds the dish rack. As you may have already found out, replacing the dishwasher rack can be expensive or seem like a waste …

How to Fix a Microwave Fuse That Keeps Blowing

Microwave ovens typically feature several fuses, all designed to ensure the safe operation of the microwave. For example, if the microwave door is not closed correctly, a fuse will blow to prevent harmful radiation from escaping from the microwave. Other fuses may blow because the temperature inside the microwave is too high or because of a surge in electricity. If …

Why Your Samsung Refrigerator is Making Less Ice Than Normal

While you probably aren’t sitting there counting the ice cubes in your ice maker, you will likely notice when there is less ice made than usual. Throughout a normal day, a Samsung refrigerator will produce about 120 ice cubes. It should produce a full tray of ice every 90 minutes if functioning properly. However, if there is noticeably less ice …

Maytag Washer Error Code Solutions

Is your Maytag washer showing error codes? Then this guide is for you. Here are the most common error codes and how you can make them disappear so that you can get your washer working again. Error Code: LOC or LC What it Means: The control lock in the washer has been activated. How to Fix it: You can fix …

Samsung Ice Maker Not Making Ice?

Samsung makes a range of refrigerators, many that come with built-in ice makers. It is easy to get used to the convenience of on-demand ice, so when your ice maker stops working, you will want to get it operating again as soon as possible. In most cases, there is a simple fix, but if a little more maintenance is required, …

Why Is It Recommended to Avoid an Oven’s Self-Clean?

Any appliance repair technician will stress cleaning and maintaining your appliance. However, it seems a little counterintuitive that some will also recommend not using the self-clean on your oven. This doesn’t mean that you should avoid cleaning your oven altogether, but rather it means you shouldn’t take the easiest avenue in doing so. What is Wrong With an Oven’s Self-Clean? …

What Could Be Wrong When a Dishwasher Only Fills

You load up your dishwasher and you hear it filling, that is always a good sign. Unfortunately, it appears to fill just fine, but after the water stops flowing, so does everything else. Your dishwasher fills with water and then nothing else happens. There is no noise or no attempt to wash your dishes. It still drains fine when you …

How to Replace the Spark Ignition Switch on a Maytag Gas Stove

While your Maytag gas stove burns gas as fuel, it uses an electric spark for the initial ignition. The spark ignition switch is what will trigger that spark. However, if your gas burners are not lighting, then it is likely that the spark ignition switch is the part that is malfunctioning. It is no longer sending the correct signal that …