How to Clean Your Dishwashers Filter in 5 Steps!

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Is your dishwasher leaving food residue behind or smelling a little funky, or maybe even leaving your dishes feeling a little gritty? All of these dishwasher symptoms could be associated with your dishwasher’s filter. Cleaning your dishwasher’s filter is a pretty simple do it yourself job that can fix some common dishwasher issues. Here is how to clean your dishwasher’s filter in just minutes!

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Product Pick of the Week: Agitator Dogs

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No, we’re not talking about the cute and furry kind of dogs.  Agitator Dogs, also called Agitator Cogs, Dog Ears, or Ratchet Cogs are a small but important part of the Agitator in most top loading washers.  Without them, your washer cannot properly move your clothes during the agitation cycle to get them clean.  Which is why we’ve made
Agitator Dogs our Product Pick of the Week.

In today’s blog, we’ll be briefly going over how your Agitator works and what the Agitator Dogs do.  We’ll also give you a few tips to identifying if it’s time to replace the Agitator Dogs in your top-loading washer. Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Refrigerator Water Filters

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This Week our Product Pick is Refrigerator Water Filters.  There are a few main types of water filters out there, and all of them work a little differently.  Today we’re going to go over what water filters do and how they work, as well as provide you with a few helpful tips to ensure that you’re water is as clean and refreshing as it should be.

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How to Properly Clean Your Air Conditioner’s Condenser Unit

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Chances are that you’ve neglected your spring time cleaning because the summertime heat is just not here yet. We are here to help you get started! Your home’s air conditioning system sits idle for almost an entire year. To ensure it works efficiently, a proper and thorough cleaning is necessary.  A year’s worth of dirt and debris clogging the fins, a low coolant level, and a dirty blower fan can significantly reduce the effectiveness of your air conditioner and actually wear it out faster.

We will be giving you some simple maintenance steps that will only take you a few hours. And don’t worry – you don’t need to know the in’s and out’s about your air conditioner, we will walk you through the basics. Let’s get started!  Continue reading

Diagnosing Your Appliances

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Whether you’re planning on hiring a repairman to repair your appliances, or doing it yourself. It’s a good idea to have some sort of an idea on what is wrong with your appliance before beginning the repair process.  Being able to know the parts of your appliance and diagnose your it will save the repairman or yourself time.  Here is a guide on diagnosing some repairs on your dryer, dishwasher, and range.

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Product Pick of the Week : Washer Pumps

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This week’s Product Pick of the Week is Washer Pumps.  The pump in your washer plays

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WH23X42 – General Electric Washer Pump Assembly

an important role in the washing process.  Without it your clothes would stay a soapy
watery mess, and nobody wants that.

 

This week, we’re going to spend a little time going over the different types of washer pumps, how they work, and share a few common signs that it may be time to replace your washer’s pump.

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Why is My Water Heater Popping?

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Water heaters typically are popping due to the minerals in hard water which settle together at the bottom of your water heater over time. The minerals make that popping noise when they hit the side of the tank. It is completely normal to have this build up over time if you do not use a water softener. Although this is very normal, it is something to keep an ear open for. If your heater is popping louder than a coffee maker sputtering, you may want to follow these steps to flush your water heater tank of the remaining sediment.

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