Instead of buying a new appliance when you think something is wrong, why not try to locate the problem. Simple right? But what if you don’t know where to start. The washing machine is one of those appliances that could have a couple things go wrong such as the machine not spinning. There are a couple different options when it comes to a washing machine not spinning. Below are the areas to look at when the washing machine may not be doing its spinning task.
The missing socks magician show is not the magic show you want to be part of. Since socks are such a small clothing item, they sometimes will end up slipping in between the inner and outer drum of the washing machine during the spin cycle. We can never be certain that your washer ate your socks but this is very likely and definitely worth investigating!
Let’s face it, no one likes doing laundry and there is nothing worse than having a mountain of clothing overflowing your laundry baskets. Our first instinct is to throw all our laundry into one load and it’s easy to do so because everything can squeeze! Many homeowners don’t realize overloading their washing machine can damage it and damaged the efficiency of your washer.
Ever go to switch a load of laundry from the washer to dryer and realize how bad your washer smells?! Don’t worry! Washer mildew and odors is a common complaint among homeowners and sometimes it’s caused by the detergent we use. However, it isn’t hard to get rid of the smell, through a few simple steps and changing your maintenance habits for your washing machine you can have it smelling brand new!
Did you know the lint trap located in your washer machine needs to be cleaned? Sometimes after taking a load of laundry out of the washer, we forget a small but huge step that goes a long way, cleaning the lint trap. You may need to replace your Washer Lint Trap (or your water filter) if your clothes display a furry coat of lint on them. Here are some basic FAQ’s about lint traps.
Having a wobbly or shaky washer is one of the most common problems people find when troubleshooting washer issues. That is probably because there are so many different reasons why your washer could be wobbly! From something as simple as having an unbalanced load to more complex problems such as a broken or damaged suspension springs there are so many reasons why your washer could be shaking around. Let’s take a look into four different reasons why your washer could be wobbling around and how to fix them.
In just about every home, you’ll find a washer. There are constantly newer more efficient or user friendly models appearing on the market, but they all have one thing in common: a Door Seal. Without this one simple part, you wouldn’t be able to use your washer without ending up with a giant puddle on your floor, which is why it’s our Pick of the Week.