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 …

Trekking Cincinnati’s Heritage Brewing Trail

There is no question that Cincinnati enjoys its brews. The city is awash with everything from small-batch crafts to big-name labels. However, what you probably don’t know is that this city is historic for brewing. The Over-the-Rhine neighborhood isn’t just where you go to drink the beer and eat an eclectic collection of food to go with it, it is …

How to Replace the Check Valve in Your GE Dishwasher

The drain hose assembly in your GE dishwasher model  GSD4020ZBB includes a check valve. The check valve stops wastewater from re-entering your dishwasher through the drain hose. If the water in your dishwasher is draining, but then backs up once the drain pump turns off, you are most likely dealing with a faulty check valve. Replacing the check valve in your …

Carrier and Bryant Announce Heat Pump Recall

With winter upon us, you will likely be relying on your heat pump more frequently to keep you and your family comfortable. If your home has a Carrier or Bryant heat pump, it is then important that you are aware of a recall of some of these units that can pose a fire hazard. If you have a Carrier Greenspeed …

ASKO Dishwashers Recalled For Potential Fire Hazard

Have you purchased an ASKO dishwasher between October 2016 and July 2019 for your home? Then you may need to locate the model number on the inner left side of your dishwasher and cross-check it against the long list of model numbers that belong to recalled ASKO dishwashers.ASKO North America is recalling these Slovenia made dishwashers sold in the United …