Troubleshooting A Clothes Dryer That Has A True Appetite For Your Socks

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If you are like most people who are responsible for the laundry in their home, you may crack a joke at some point about your clothes dryer eating the socks, because the mates just seem to disappear somewhere between the wash cycle and folding.  However, if your clothes dryer does seem to truly have a voracious appetite for small laundered clothing articles, you really do have a big problem on your hands.…

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Dishwasher Disasters: Things That Could Damage Your Dishwasher

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If you’ve just gotten a new dishwasher and want to keep it shiny, new and, above all, operational, you’ll need to be a little careful about the things that you place in it. Too often, people just load their dishwasher with everything they’ve got, turn it on and hope for the best. But the worst that can happen isn’t just some food spots stuck on dishes – it’s actual physical damage to the machine.…

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Refrigerator Door Switch – Is It Causing Your Problems?

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Are you having troubles with your refrigerator? One small element that can cause a few different problems is the door switch. Below, you will find a list of the problems that little switch can cause and how to test the switch to determine if it is the culprit. What problems can a bad refrigerator door switch cause? The light doesn’t turn on when you open the door even after replacing the light bulb.…

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3 Ways To Know It's Time For Refrigerator Repairs

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Could you imagine life without a refrigerator? Probably not. You would have to find other unconventional ways to keep your fruits, vegetables, meats, and other foods in the right temperature to guarantee that they won’t go bad. Since you rely so much on your refrigerator to do this for you, you want to be sure that you keep the fridge in the best working condition. To do this, you should know some signs that point to your refrigerator needing repairs.…

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Answering Top Troubleshooting Questions Concernng Front-Loading Washing Machines

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If you are looking for more efficiency and quiet operation, it is no secret that the modern front-loading washing machine is a great appliance to add to your home. Even though this washer type does boast benefits that go far beyond outdated washer models, it is not immune to problems that can lead to a need for appliance repair. If you own a front-loading machine, it is important that you have the ability to recognize problems and how they should be addressed.…

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When Stand Mixers Fail On The Battlefield Of Cooking

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There’s nothing worse than getting knee-deep into mixing dough for a cake, some bread or fresh pastas and seeing your mixer grind to a halt. The problem could be in the motor, the electrical circuit or even the mixing extensions in particular. Before throwing the entire stand mixer into the garbage and buying a new one, consider a few inspection and troubleshooting points that could restore the mixer to its former glory.…

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Which Is Best For Your Home: A Heat Pump Or A Traditional Furnace?

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If you’re in the market for a new heating system, you might be confused about whether it makes sense to invest in a heat pump rather than a traditional gas or electric furnace replacement. The answer is that it depends on where you live, your house and your budget. Both types of systems have their good points. Advantages to a traditional furnace 1. Less initial investment. While a heat pump is less expensive to operate, the initial cost of the system is higher than a traditional furnace, even most high-efficiency systems.…

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An Inexperienced Appliance Buyer's Guide To New Washing Machine Features

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Take a look at the showroom of your local appliance store, and you will see that choosing a new washing machine is nowhere near as simple as it once was. From front-loading designs to stacking washers and dryers, you may find that the amount of choices and features can be overwhelming to sift through to find what you need when it comes to a washer. Understanding some of the newest features will help you to find the best washing machine for your needs…

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Spring Clean Your Room Air Conditioner For Maximum Efficiency

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Spring time is rolling around quickly, so deep cleaning your home is probably at the front of your mind. There are a lot of indoor tips for tidying your house for the upcoming warmer month like storing away cold weather clothes or donating items around the house you no longer use or need. But one spring cleaning must that many overlook is preparing your room air conditioner for optimal use.…

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