The Dryer isn’t Drying

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When an appliance isn’t working, it can bring a certain amount of unwanted stress. Well in this case, the dryer isn’t drying to the best if it’s capabilities. Read below to figure out why.

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Why won’t my range oven heat up?

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Going to heat up your oven to start cooking dinner and you realize your oven is not heating up?! Oh no! Don’t fuss too much; there can be many different reasons as to why your oven is not heating up. There could be problems with the bake element, control board and other parts of your range oven. We are here to pinpoint which parts of your oven could be the cause of this problem.

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Why Won’t My Dishwasher Dry My Dishes?!

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Having a dishwasher becomes very convenient when you don’t want to stand around washing and drying dishes after a big meal. However, it becomes very inconvenient when your dishwasher doesn’t heat and dry your dishes when it’s supposed to. Here are some reasons your dishwasher may not be heating and drying and how you can fix this problem.

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Product Pick of the Week: Dishwasher High-Limit Thermostat and Heating Element

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Ever wonder why your dishwasher isn’t drying your dishes? Two of the main reasons why this happens is that either your dishwasher has a faulty high-limit thermostat or a faulty heating element and that’s why we’ve made both our Picks of the Week.

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Product Pick of the Week: Dryer Timers

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Dryers: we’re all pretty familiar with them.  For decades, they’ve helped to make laundry a little bit easier, saving us the hassle of having to line dry everything and speeding things up so we can have our warm fluffy towels, dry clothes, blankets, and more sooner.

We turn the knob, push start and expect it to handle the rest.  But how does the dryer know just what to do?  Part of this is thanks to the Dryer Timer, a key player when it comes to managing the different cycles, which is why they’re this week’s Product Pick. Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Dryer Heating Elements

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We all know that dryers, much like their name may suggest, are designed to dry clothes.  But what you  may not know is how that happens.  In electric dryers, a key player in this process is the Heating Element, which is why we have made them this week’s pick.  Today we’ll be sharing with you how the Heating Element in your dryer works and a few signs that it may need to be replaced.

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HELP! MY DISHWASHER WON’T HEAT! | How To Change a Dishwasher Heating Element

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Although there are several factors that could be affecting your dishwasher heating, the most common part associated with dishwasher temperature problems is the heating element. Even in high quality parts it is common for the wires to burn out. You can use a multimeter to assess whether or not a part needs to be replaced – this measures element resistance, which should be between 15 and 30 ohms. A reading above 30 means the element needs to be replaced.

Luckily this situation is a fairly simple and relatively inexpensive fix (compared to the cost of hiring a handyman).  Here is a step-by-step guide for this doable DIY dishwasher fix. You will need a new heating element, a multimeter and a basic toolset.

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