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.
Doing laundry seems easy because all you have to do is shove all of your clothes into the washer and press the start button right? Wrong. Just because you are putting a huge load of laundry in the wash at once does not mean that it will get the efficient washing it’ll need.
Here are some tips to remember when doing your laundry:
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!
Warm summer days are spent swimming and soaking up in the sun, but did you know that your appliances are affected by the summer heat? The extreme heat conditions can get the best of your appliances if you are not keeping an eye on them. The heat causes your appliances to work harder than they are designed to and can cause them to wear out, work less efficiently, and break down. Continue reading our series on your summer appliances Here: Continue reading
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.