Essential Washing Machine Parts, Issues and Maintenance Tips

washing machine parts

We rely heavily on our washing machines to run day in, day out, to take away much of the otherwise manual chore of washing our clothes and bedding. It’s in our best interests to keep these vital, time saving machines in good working order, but many of us don’t give our washing machines a lot…

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How Do I Deal with Appliances that Have Water Damage?

appliance water damage

If you’re returning home after a flood event, you’ll likely face some level of damage to your house, belongings and appliances. Water damage to appliances is not only expensive to deal with, but also poses a very real safety risk. It’s critical to know how to safely deal with appliances that have water damage, as…

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Why You Should Invest in a Portable Air Conditioner this Summer

portable air conditioner

In the midst of soaring summer temperatures, air conditioning becomes a must have, rather than a luxury. But for many people, installing a fixed, wall mounted air conditioning unit in their home may not be feasible, particularly if you’re: Renting or in a temporary living situation In a portable home, office or caravan In a…

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The Step-by-Step Guide to Replacing Your Oven Light Bulb

oven light bulb

Though it may seem a surprise when the oven light bulb burns out, it’s not surprising given how much work this hardworking home appliance has to do. Between keeping up with family dinners, baking with the kids, cooking festive feasts, and home entertaining with extended family and friends, your little oven light is on much…

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How to Replace your Dishwasher Drain Hose

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A leaky, damaged or clogged up dishwasher drain hose is bound to happen at the most inopportune moment, like when you’ve just finished hosting a meal for friends or family and have used every single plate, cup and piece of cutlery in the house, and really need your dishwasher working.  Your dishwasher drain hose is…

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Keeping Your Cool – Replacing Your Fridge Door Seal

replacement fridge door seal

The door seal of your refrigerator plays a critical role in keeping your fridge cold by keeping the cold air in and the warm air out. Your fridge door seal (also called a door gasket) is made from rubber with a magnetic strip that keeps it attached to the metal of your fridge door, and…

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How to Clean Air Conditioner Filters

cleaning air conditioner filters

Ah, summer! It’s fast approaching and that means it’s time to make sure you’re fighting fit and ready for that summer heat. And it all starts with clean air conditioner filters. Now’s a great time to give your trusty air conditioning unit’s filters a good clean, to make sure it’s ready to keep you cool…

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Tumble Dryer Maintenance to Keep Your Dryer in Tip Top Shape

Tumble Dryer Maintenance

Tumble dryer maintenance is key to prolonging the lifespan of your humble tumble dryer. Tumble dryers can be such lifesavers in winter. And it’s especially useful in situations where you need to have something washed and dried quickly and easily without any fuss. Like any home appliance, your clothes dryer needs regular maintenance to make…

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Changing Your Oven Door Seal in 8 Quick and Easy Steps

oven door seal

For most of us, the oven is the most essential and well used appliance in the kitchen. Like any high-use household item, your oven needs some maintenance and care every now and then to keep it working reliably every time. If you notice that your food isn’t cooking evenly, or that your oven is taking…

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