When Do You Need to Replace Washer Hoses?

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Washer hoses, at least the old ones, do not last forever. Unlike many other working parts of a washer that are less likely to fail for a decade or more, the hoses that are exposed to pressurized water can wear down quickly and need replacement. However, do you know how often you should be replacing your washer hoses? The answer … Read More

What to Check When Your Washing Machine Won’t Drain

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Have you opened up your washing machine only to find not just your clothing wet, but standing water lingering in your machine? Clearly something is wrong, but aside from grabbing a bucket and bailing the water out, you may not have an idea of what you need to do next. Removing the Water While troubleshooting, you will likely not want … Read More

Why is Your Washing Machine Leaving Stains Behind?

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Your washer has literally one job. You use it to clean your clothes. However, if you are pulling your clothes out and notice new stains that weren’t even there before, your appliance has a problem. However, there is no one cause that will make a washing machine start staining your clothes. You will need to look at the color of … Read More

Does Your Washer Need a Software Update?

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While even younger washer owners may be expecting something mechanical like their parents had, technology is ever marching forward and appliances are swept up with it. As such, washing machines today come with digital screens, motherboards, and even wifi connection. As some aspects of your washing machine are now handled by a computer, there may be a day where it … Read More

How to Change the Door Gasket on Your Front Load Washer

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In order to keep a watertight seal, your front load washer comes equipped with a pliable rubber door gasket. Unfortunately, these seals, while good at keeping water in, are notorious for growing mold or mildew if not frequently cleaned. If your door seal has blackened beyond what cleaning can fix or is old and damaged, it can be replaced. Start … Read More

How to Replace a Drive Belt in Your Washer

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In order to spin the tub of your washer, it uses a system made up of a motor, pulleys, and a belt. The belt is responsible for actually turning the tub so it will agitate your clothes. However, if your washer tub as recently stopped turning, or it turning intermittently, you may need to replace the drive belt. This repair … Read More

What to Do When a Washer Pops Open Mid-Cycle

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You’ve had your front-load washer for years, and it has done its job admirably. However, one day, you put your clothes in the wash, the door latches, the wash cycle start, but in the middle of it, the door unlatches and opens. Clothes, soap, and water are spilling out everywhere. It’s complete bedlam. However, while this question may wait until … Read More