When to Replace a Gasket on a Washing Machine

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As a water-using appliance, your washer comes with a plastic gasket around the edge. In front load washers, this piece of pliable plastic forms a seal when the door is closed, preventing any of the wash water that is touching it from escaping. Unfortunately, any seal, over time, will begin to age. When that happens, you need to replace the … Read More

How to Stop a “Walking” Washer

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A walking washer is a common issue in which your washer vibrates with so much motion that it starts to move. It literally starts walking out of position and can get as far as the plug and hoses let it. Obviously, if it starts unplugging itself and yanking the drain hose out of proper position, this is an issue. Of … Read More

Don’t Let Oven Misuse Ruin Your Appliance

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How you use your range oven on a day-to-day basis can have a lasting effect on its overall performance and lifespan. Unfortunately, most range owners don’t realize their actions are potentially harming their appliance. While normal wear and tear is unavoidable, constant misuse will accelerate that process, meaning components will malfunction at a much faster rate. Luckily, learning how to … Read More

Is a Faulty Timer Stopping Your Frigidaire Dryer From Completing a Dry Cycle?

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Your Frigidaire dryer timer controls quite a few components in your appliance. The two most important being the drive motor and the heating element. When your timer is malfunctioning your dryer can present a number of symptoms including not starting, not heating, or stopping mid-cycle. If you suspect the timer in your appliance is faulty due to the motor shorting … Read More

How to Stop Soap Suds From Invading Your Dishwasher

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Soap suds bubbling out of your dishwasher door and onto your kitchen floor is a sight no homeowner wants to witness. The messy foam like substance can damage your kitchen cabinets and floor, if it’s not spotted immediately. Fortunately, most of the time, soap suds are not caused by a component malfunction, instead the bubbly overflow is a result of … Read More

The Freezer is Running But It Is Not Getting Cold

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You hear that familiar low hum from your refrigerator that signifies it is indeed running, but when you open the freezer section, it is like a spring day in there. Your food is thawing and the whole compartment isn’t cold at all. The refrigerator is running, though! Here is what could be wrong. Improper Temperature Settings Many refrigerators produce cold … Read More

Why hire a Refrigerator Repair Expert?

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A refrigerator is a frequently used appliance in your home. In case of a technical problem, it is advisable to hire a professional repair technician to come in and solve the problem. Here are the top reasons why you should hire a professional to take care of your refrigerator repair.  Saves Time  When your appliance has technical problems, and you … Read More

How to Test the Lid Switch in Your Washer

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It such a small switch, but it has such a huge effect. The lid switch on your washer is essentially a safety mechanism. It is what allows the washer to start when the lid is closed, and what is responsible for stopping the appliance when the lid is abruptly opened. This switch is what keeps water from sloshing all over … Read More