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Three Reasons Your Refrigerator May Be Leaking Water

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Floor damage, cold socks, and a feeling of helplessness often accompany a leaking refrigerator problem. If your refrigerator is dripping and you don’t know why, read through these three reasons and then check your refrigerator situation to see if any of them may apply in your case. Some leak problems require a repair technician, but others you may be able to fix on your own. 1. Refrigerator angle If your refrigerator has recently been moved or adjusted, the angle of your refrigerator may be causing the problem. Read More»

How To Safely Move Your Appliances

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If you are moving, you want to make sure you are very careful with your appliances. They are heavy, and are intended to stay in one location and not be moved around a lot. This means you want to be sure you take extra care with them, so you don’t cause damage or even break them during the moving process.  Secure all inside and outside parts You want to start by making sure you remove and secure any inside and outside parts that may move during the process. Read More»

Troubleshooting Frequent Clothes Dryer Problems

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Even though clothes dryers can usually outlast a washing machine, they do still tend to have a few problems. To better understand how to perform some of the most common fixes, it is a good idea to get to know some of the more common problems and their causes. Here are a few frequent issues that may come up with your clothes dryer.  Problem: The dryer makes a scraping sound when it is in motion. Read More»

Tips On Optimizing Your Refrigerator's Operation Through Humid Weather

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Hot summer weather can be hard on your refrigerator. Your refrigerator must work extra hard to keep temperatures inside cold when the ambient temperature and the humidity levels around it are rising high. Taking some precautions during the hot summer months can help prevent your refrigerator from becoming overworked and malfunctioning. Use the following tips to get through the hot season without needing any emergency refrigerator repairs: Prevent and fix air leaks Read More»

Tips For Keeping Your Central Air Conditioner In The Best Possible Shape

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If you would like to make sure that you stay as comfortable as possible during the hot summer months, you will want to take a moment to review the following tips. This way, you will have no trouble keeping your central air unit in the best possible shape throughout the entire summer. Have It Serviced Before Turning It On Even if you are extremely anxious to get the air conditioner turned on because that means the beginning of summer for you, you should hold off a bit. Read More»

3 Things To Check Before You Call For AC Repair

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You come home from a busy day, ready to enjoy the cool comfort of your home, only to notice that your home is sweltering. Your first impulse might be to call a repairman, which is understandable, but you should really think about checking a few things out before you make that call. There are a few common problems your AC might have that you are perfectly capable of solving quickly, which can save you a lot money and embarrassment when the repairman comes out to visit. Read More»

Signs That Your Stove Needs To Be Professionally Serviced

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If you have your own stove that you are responsible for, it is important to make sure that you are well aware of the warning signs that will indicate to you that you are in need of help. Take a moment to reflect on the following signs that your stove is in need of some professional servicing or repair. This way, any problems that arise can be resolved before they get out of hand. Read More»

How To Repair A Clog In Your Top Loading Washing Machine Yourself

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If you’ve recently washed a load of laundry, opened up your machine after the cycle ended and realized there was water still inside your machine, you may have a clogged hose or pump. Your pump may be broken as well. You can find the problem and make the repairs yourself using just a few tools and a little bit of time. See below for instructions on how to drain your top loading washing machine and unclog the machine yourself. Read More»

Tips On Keeping Your Major Appliances In Good Condition

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Most major appliances usually come with at least some type of warranty for service if things break down. If you want your appliances to last for a longer period of time than the warranty will cover, you need to keep up with regular maintenance. Follow these tips to keep your repair costs down and your appliances functioning properly. The Fridge A fridge has fewer moving parts than some appliances, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have key areas that you should keep an eye on. Read More»

Front Loading Washing Machine Mold Problems – How To Put A Stop To It

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Do you have a front loading washing machine that doesn’t seem to leave your clothes smelling fresh and clean? In recent months, a class action lawsuit was filed against the manufacturers that produce these machines because many of them develop mold in different areas. Once the mold has developed, it is spread throughout the clothes and can cause the clothing to smell bad and actually cause problems to those with allergies to mold. Read More»