How to Fix a Stove Burner Not Heating Evenly

There is nothing more frustrating than a burner that does not heat evenly. Whether you’re cooking eggs or stir-fry, no one wants to deal with a burner that scorches one half of the pan and undercooks the other half. An unevenly heated burner can wreak all sorts of havoc and there’s no end to the meals that can be ruined. …

How to Inspect a Condenser Fan Motor on Your Refrigerator

Is your refrigerator running? Well, you better start wondering why you are hearing it so clearly in the next room. In general, a refrigerator running its cooling cycle should only be noticeable if you are standing near it or at the very least, in the same room. If your refrigerator is running loudly, or your hear any manner of grinding, …

A Guide to Keeping a Glass Stovetop Functional and Undamaged

A glass stovetop can be a sleek and modern addition to the aesthetic of your kitchen. However, while that tempered glass is pretty sturdy and conducts heat well, it is not impervious to damage. In fact, compared to other options, it can be pretty vulnerable. If you want to keep your glass stove looking nice and still being functional, you …

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 …