Where to Find the Model Number on Your Whirlpool Appliance

The model number of your appliance is often the unexpected key to a successful appliance repair. Not only can you use a model number to look up how to repair specific problems with your specific appliance, but you will need that model number to buy the right replacement part to do the actual repair. However, where to find the model …

Why a Washer is Not Dispensing Detergent?

The detergent dispenser in your washer is relatively straightforward. Unlike, for example, the detergent dispenser in your dishwasher, there aren’t really any parts that can malfunction. If your clothes aren’t coming out spring fresh because there is no detergent released, this is actually pretty good news. There is really only one thing that can go wrong, and it is very …

What is Causing a Smelly Dishwasher?

Anytime a kitchen smells like something infinitely more gross than food, it is never a good thing. If you have sniffed around and found that your smelly smell is emanating from your dishwasher, you have a problem. While it is true your dishwasher tub might need a solid cleaning, in truth the interior usually stays pretty clean. After all, the …

Why Does My Dryer Keep Tearing Up My Clothes?

Do your clothes go into the dryer wet and perfectly fine, but come out with tears or other abrasion damage? That damage is definitely not normal from a dryer. Typically, damage to clothing from user error of a dryer comes from using too high of a heat cycle on certain types of clothing. However, if your clothes are coming out …

Select Kenmore Elite Microwave Ovens Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

Do you own a Kenmore Elite microwave that is only a few years old or have received a recall notice for it in the mail? Well, it is time to give it a check to make sure it isn’t part of a recent recall. Select Kenmore Elite microwaves, about 700 total units in number, are now being recalled for becoming …

How to Replace the Trim Vent in Your Whirlpool Oven

Your Whirlpool electric oven model WFE510S0AS is equipped with a trim vent, which is located at the top of your oven door. The trim vent has multiple jobs. Its first job is holding the oven’s outer glass to the oven door. Its second job is providing a base for the oven door handle, and its third and final job is venting the …

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 …