16 November 2015
When purchasing an appliance, you most likely have to decide whether or not to take advantage of the extended warranty that you will undoubtedly be offered. In some situations, an extended warranty is necessary, but in others, it might not be the best decision. Before making a decision on whether or not to opt for the extended warranty, here is what you need to know. When Should You Buy an Extended Warranty?
29 October 2015
If you have a traditional gas or electric water heater in your home, you likely rely on it every day to bathe, wash dishes, and clean clothes. Unfortunately, if you're not having your water heater serviced and inspected at least once a year, you could be at a greater risk of needing water heater repairs down the road. Specifically, there are a few signs you'll want to be on the lookout for that could indicate the need for professional water heater service.
23 October 2015
Are you tired of the summer's hot weather conditions? If you are and you're not able to keep your home cool due to a non-efficient AC unit,then you may want to consider making the necessary changes to allow your air conditioner to run more efficiently. There are some great and easy methods that can help you boost the overall performance of your air conditioner, such as the following: Relocate Your Condenser:
22 October 2015
If you are lucky enough to have a dishwasher, you are going to want to do whatever you can to keep it in the best shape possible. This includes knowing the warning signs of impending trouble so that you can call in an appliance repair technician as soon as possible. To help you with this, you will want to review the following signs of dishwasher trouble. The Water Is Not Fully Draining
19 October 2015
Most homeowners know that it can be quite expensive to replace their central air conditioner, but it is common to be confused as to why the prices between different units can vary so much. If you are in the market for a new central air conditioner, educating yourself about AC units can save you a substantial amount of money and ensure that you purchase the appropriate air conditioner for your home.
14 October 2015
Refrigerators often involve several water-based components whether it is an ice and water dispenser in the door, an icemaker in the freezer, or the defrosting function in the freezer. Problems with these areas can lead to a loss of functionality or a wet mess on your kitchen floor. Here are three of the most common water-related refrigerator issues and the potential fixes. If you don't feel comfortable performing the fix yourself, call in an appliance repair technician.
13 October 2015
If your current response to the classic prank phone call question, "Is your refrigerator running?" is "not well," you may be wondering whether it's time to pull the plug for good and purchase a sleeker and more efficient replacement. However, a number of common refrigerator issues can be easily fixed by a handy homeowner. How do you know whether repair or replacement is the best option? Read on to learn more about some common issues you can likely handle on your own, as well as some situations in which replacing an old or inefficient refrigerator makes good financial sense.
12 October 2015
If you find black marks on your clothes when you take them out of the dryer, or the dryer makes thumping sounds, it may be time to replace the drum support rollers. The drum rollers are two rolling wheels that support the drum as it turns on the belt. The noise and black marks occur from the self-lubricating sleeve bearing on the rollers wearing down. Here are some tips to replace dryer drum rollers.
8 October 2015
Ice is used for many different reasons and occasions year round. The pleasure of hosting a party or event means that you have to keep ice stocked for drinks. During the hotter months of the year, ice tends to increase as it is a convenient way to keep your beverages chilled. Of course, you could always purchase bags of ice from the store and nearby gas stations, even some fast food joints sell ice by the bag now.
7 October 2015
A dishwasher is a cook's best friend when it comes time for cleanup. But your dishes aren't the only things in the kitchen that require routine cleaning for efficiency and safety. Your dishwasher has a few different areas that require regular maintenance in order to keep it running to its best potential and to keep your dishes spotlessly clean. Food Trap In the bottom of your dishwasher, under the lower rack, is some type of food trap that collects the tiny particles of food that the spraying water blows off the dishes.