Dealing With Hard Water Build Up In Appliances

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There are many who prefer to have hard water in their house. It tastes better and they often say it feels better when used for washing than soft water. The unfortunate truth is that while you may enjoy your hard water, you will pay a price for it at the cost of your appliances. Appliances that use hard water often …

9 Ways to Prevent Mildew in Your Washing Machine

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Washing clothes used to be an enormous hassle involving huge washtubs of boiling water, wash boards, and washing people with hands that were constantly red and chapped. Washing machines have given us some incredible freedom in terms of clean clothes at home, whenever we want them. The convenience is so great that we can throw clothes in the washer before …

How to Open the Front of Your Front-Load Washer

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Maintaining a front load washing machine is more complex than a top-load washer. A top-load washer holds water in a vertical drum and spins on a horizontal axis, perpendicular from gravity. A front-load washer has to hold water behind a heavy rubber boot seal and spins the drum vertically both with and against gravity. Front-load washers offer many benefits, from …

Why Your Washer Moves Across the Floor

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When a washing machine whirs and agitates the clothes, it creates vibration. That vibration can be strong enough to shake and even move your washing machine across the floor. There are several conditions that can cause a washing machine to wiggle as it agitates, which causes the feet to “walk” across the floor. You may have noticed that your washing machine …

9 Reasons Not to Use Bleach to Prevent Mold After an Appliance Leak

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When an appliance breaks, sometimes water damage is the ultimate result. Even after you repair the appliance, the damage to the floor, walls, and nearby materials from flooding water comes with its own challenges. As appliance repair pros, we know a lot about dealing with the aftermath. Water damage can have devastating effects on your home, from rotting the materials …

6 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Washer Running

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While your washer isn’t going to live forever, every appliance has the potential of reaching its maximum lifespan with diligent maintenance done to it. However, engaging in regular appliance maintenance is not only going to help your washer stay running longer, but it will help make repairs more few and far in between over that span as well. Unfortunately, washers …

6 Easiest DIY Repairs for Your Washing Machine

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It’s a proud moment when you fix something at home instead of calling a repair technician. Whether you’ve just snaked the sink or revived the toaster, anyone would feel that warm rewarding sensation of a job well done. One of the things about DIY home repairs is that it’s hard to stop once you’ve started. You can keep building your …

How to Replace Your Washer Water Inlet Valve

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The water inlet valve on your washing machine is the gatekeeper for water flow. When the water lines are connected, the inlet valve controls whether water is allowed to flow into the washer during the fill and wash cycles. It is usually located in the back of your washer near the fill hose connections, for obvious reasons. However, when your …

Why Your Washer is Leaving Residue on Your Clothing

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Did you open up your washer, all ready to grab yourself a hunk of damp clothing to toss it in your dryer only to find that everything feels a little weird? If your clothing is slimy, sticky, or has visible residue on it, then they aren’t clean. Rather, they are clean, but they aren’t rinsed. There are circumstances in which …