What to Check When The Freezer Works But the Refrigerator Doesn’t

For most people, their refrigerator is both a refrigerator and a freezer, the two in one combination is handy, but can lead to a unique problem where one section is the proper temperature but not the other. One of the many ways your refrigerator and freezer can malfunction is that you find the freezer works as designed, but the fresh …

Why Do The Coils On Your Stove Keep Moving Around

If you have an electric stove, then the coils should be fairly immobile on the appliance. In truth, because they plug into the stove, they should wiggle a little bit for flexibility, but ultimately don’t move around after you set heavy pans on them. However, if you find the coils on your stove are a bit wiggly even with pans, …

How to Solve a Walking Washer

Has your washer hit the spin cycle and started vibrating itself out of its alcove? This is an annoying issue not only because you have to scoot your washer back, but because it is also a very noisy occurrence as well. Lucky for you, as far as washer problems go, this issue is easily fixed. In most cases, it requires …

When is a Refrigerator Too Old?

All appliances have a maximum lifespan. Typically, appliances have a maximum lifespan between ten and twenty years. However, when they reach these ages, it doesn’t mean they will just implode suddenly. Often you can keep an appliance working for long after that maximum lifespan. It is the same with a refrigerator. It will get to about 15 years old, and …

How to Fix a Broken Light in Your Oven

A broken light isn’t exactly the biggest impediment to your oven’s function, but it can be annoying. Every time you need to check for that golden brown doneness, there will be no light to help you. That means you need to take out the food, examine it, and put it back in. All of this is done while your oven …

Why is There More Lint Showing Up in the Lint Trap

A lint trap is a crucial part of your dryer. With the air circulated around your dryer, the lint that comes naturally off your clothing is caught in the trap. This prevents it from moving further into the system, clogging it up, and ultimately starting a devastating fire from the heat. However, if you are washing the same clothes every …

What to Do If You Use Too Much Detergent in the Dishwasher

The more dishes you wedge into your dish racks, the dirtier those dishes are, the more soap they need to get clean, right? Wrong. Your dishwasher is designed to use a set amount of detergent specifically formulated for the appliance. When you use more, you create problems. There are two things that can happen when you use more detergent than …

How to Level Out Your Washing Machine

Having a level appliance doesn’t seem so important when there are much larger issues that can manifest. However, if you let any appliance fall out of level, it can be responsible for manifesting these greater issues. If you have a washer that is tilting, you need to worry about it even if you don’t have a dryer to stack on …

Why Does Your Dryer Keep Tangling Your Clothes?

While not necessarily an obvious symptom that something is wrong, if you open your dryer and consistently find your long-sleeved shirts or sheets all tangled up in a wrinkly ball — something is wrong. Tangled clothes can happen on occasion, but more than every other load is not normal. So what is malfunctioning that causes tangled clothes? The Dryer Isn’t …

Why is Your Dishwasher Not Heating Up?

When your dishwasher cleans dishes, it uses hot water. When your dishwasher dries dishes, it uses radiating heating. Even if your dishwasher is connected to the hot water line in your home, it also uses a heating element to heat the water to the exact temperature it needs to be. That heating element also helps produce heat to dry the …