Why is the Space Between The Doors on My Refrigerator Getting Hot?

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Seeing as your refrigerator is meant to keep things cool, it can be a bit of a shock when part of it is suddenly burning hot.  A common issue with side-by-side refrigerators, especially older models, is that the portion between the two compartment doors gets hot.  And not just a little warm to the touch, but noticeably hot.

So what causes this?  And what can you do about it?

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Product Pick of the Week: Evaporator Fan Motors

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When you open up your refrigerator you expect it to be cold and for the freezer to be even colder.  But how does it get that way and stay that way?  In today’s Product Pick we’ll be talking about one of the components in the cooling process inside of your refrigerator: The Evaporator Fan Motor.  We’ll go over what the Evaporator Fan does in your refrigerator and share a few common signs it may need to be troubleshooted or replaced.    Continue reading

Why is my Stove Sparking? | 5 Common Causes of a Sparking Electric Range

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If the Coil Surface Burner Element on an electric stove sparks, you’ll know it.  The experience can range from a single spark powerful enough to put a hole in the bottom of a pot, to a shower of sparks until the coil burns out, to a few small pops.  But what causes this?

If you’ve ever tried to search for answers online, you probably didn’t come up with very much.  A sparking electric stove is a bit of a rare occurrence, but when it does happen it’s usually because of one of a few common causes.  Today we’ll be sharing with you 5 Common Causes of a Sparking Electric Range.  Continue reading

Why Are My Dishes Spotty and Cloudy? | Troubleshooting Tips

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Dishwashers are meant to make things easier.  But, when your dishwasher leaves your glasses and dishes spotty and filmy it can be quite disappointing.  If you’ve been dealing with this issue, don’t worry you don’t need to buy a new dishwasher.  This is actually a very common issue that many people are faced with.

The most common causes of white film, cloudiness, and/or spotting are:

-Hard Water Stains/ Mineral Deposits

-Soap Residue

So how do you tell which it is?  Take one of your glasses that has the white residue and run it under the tap.  If the clouding wipes away easily, your problem is most likely detergent based.  However, if the glass appears to wipe clean, but the film reappears once the glass is dry you most likely have a hard water/mineral deposit problem.

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