If you're experiencing some problems with your GE oven, don't call a service person just yet. Sometimes the fix is so simple that when the homeowners realize it, it may already be too late and they'll need to fork over a ton of money.
If you're having a hard time with setting your oven above 290 degrees, then it may be an easy fix. Your GE oven may be set at celsius making it difficult to raise the tempature above 290. In this tutorial, if you own a GE oven with arrow controls, this video will help you figure out how to switch your oven from celsius to farenheit. So good luck and enjoy!
If you've just recently purchased a brand new oven, first of all, congrats. Secondly, if you're smelling an odor that is unpleasant coming from the oven, it's totally fine. This is normal for ovens that are brand new and should not be seen as a bad sign.
If you are finding white or colored marks on your clothes, it's more than likely going to be detergent residue. These unsightly stains can ruin your clothes and be a sign that something is wrong with your washer or with what you are using.
Does your vacuum cleaner suck by not sucking?
If you're washing clothes and your front load washer stops mid-cycle, you may have a problem. A washer that stop mid-cycle can be a sign that something has happened to the electricity or your machine.
Have an old fridge (or, like the creator of this video, easy access to a scrap metal yard)? Convert it into a meat smoker! This DIY guide will teach you how to repurpose a disused refrigerator for smoking meat. For complete, step-by-step instructions on how to make your own cooker from an old metal-body fridge or freezer, watch this free video tutorial.
If your oven will not heat, you will probably have to replace your oven thermal fuse. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
If you're having a hard time using any of the ranges or the oven on your stove, it may be because of the pilot light. This is an important part of the appliance that allows it to work correctly. No pilot light, then you'll have a hard time cooking anything.
Find the indication light, located at the top of the Whirlpool refrigerator just inside the door. This tells you when to change your water filter. A green light indicates the filter is good and a red light indicates you need to change the filter.
What is the main point of a dryer? To dry clothes, blankets, and other pieces of fabric of course! When you have a dryer that is not heating up, you have a problem on your hands. But, don't call a repairman just yet.
If your brushroll isn't picking up any kind of big debris on the ground, you might have a problem with your vacuum cleaner's belt.
If you own a Dyson DC25 and haven't replaced or cleaned the filters, then check out this video. It's important to clean the filter on your vacuum cleaner because not only does it help to keep dust and other particles out of your motor, it also makes sure that none of that stuff is spwed back out onto your floor.
Keep the hot water heater control valve free of moisture by installing a drip leg.
If your dryer shaft is damaged and you can not turn the timer anymore, you will probably have to replace your dryer timer knob. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
If your oven is not heating on broil setting, you will probably have to replace the oven broil element. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
If your dryer door will not stay closed, you will probably have to replace the dryer door latch. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
Learn to move a heavy appliance without injuring yourself: When you move a heavy appliance at your home, you really have to be careful. Not only can you hurt yourself, you hurt the appliance and even the floor.
Do you have an old furnace that just won't stay lit? Are you constantly relighting your pilot light? Then this tutorial is here to help you. In this three part video series, learn how to diagnose the problem with your appliance and either fix it or ditch it.
Watch to learn how to replace the HEPA filter on a Dyson DC04 upright cleaner. You'll remove and replace the Pre Motor Filter and the Post Motor HEPA Filter on a Dyson DC04 vacuum cleaner. It is important to change the filter regularly as part of regular vacuum maintenance and to prevent loss of suction.
It's time to replace the water filter on your Krups coffeemaker - something you should do approximately every two to three months for best results. This quick video shows you how to easily replace the charcoal filter on your Krups coffee machine.
We've all used electric irons before to get our clothes crisp and wrinkle-free, but what happens when you use a little too much starch? The bottom hot plate, called the soleplate, accumulates some gunky buildup. Even if you're not over-starching your dress shirts, your Rowenta iron may be getting some gunk on the soleplate, which doesn't produce a perfectly ironed shirt. That's where the Rowenta ZD100 cleaning kit comes in handy. If you get one of these, you could easily clean your iron yours...
Be a DIY superstar and impress your friends with your newfound craft skills by turning simple votive candle holders into a hanging candle tree. You can do it all with simple home supplies and by following the instructions in this video.
The most common thing that goes wrong with water heaters is the pilot light going out. If your hot water has stopped working, watch this video to learn how to check your pilot light and light it if it has gone out.
In this video, we learn how to clean a microwave using water and citrus. You will need 1 lemon, 4 cups of water and microwave safe bowl. On a cutting board, slice the lemon in half. Next, place the lemon halves in the microwave safe bowl and fill it with water. When you are done with this, place the bowl into the microwave and set to 5 minutes. Turn on the microwave and when it's done take the bowl and turn table out. Wipe the inside of the microwave out with a cotton towel. If you have stubb...
Nowadays, most ranges come equipped with a self clean option. This is great for those who don't have the necessary time need to clean their appliance or have any kind of health problems.
Watch to learn how to remove and repair a Neff oven door. You'll remove and replace parts on an oven door, as well as how to remove the oven door. This oven maintenance video demonstrates removal and replacement of the oven door outer glass, oven door inner glass, door hinges and door handle. Use a professional oven cleaner and ceramic scraper to remove burnt on stains from the oven inner door glass.
When cleaning your oven, you'll want to take your oven door off its hinges first to give you more room to maneuver. Plus, take the door off makes it easier to clean the door itself, especially the glass areas. The following video from Nathan Cox talks about how easy it is to remove an oven door off, and it's very similar from brand to brand.
Induction cooktops are a great option if you're interested in heating food faster and saving energy in the process. They operate a bit differently than other cooktops and you should understand how so, if you plant to own one. This quick tutorial will show you how to use an induction cooktop easily.
If you're trying to vacuum around the house, but realize that nothing is being picked up, you have a big problem on your hand. There are numerous reasons for why your vacuum isn't sucking, and it can be confusing for where to start.
If you're finding out that your Dyson DC07 vacuum cleaner isn't sucking, there are usually four symptoms. They range from an easy fix to a bit more difficult.
The thermal fuse in your dryer is a safety device designed to prevent the dryer from overheating. The fuse is heat sensitive and when the dryer becomes too hot it will blow. If the fuse has blown then the dryer will either stop working or there will be no heat when the drum is turning. A blown thermal fuse is simple to replace. With a few tools, a do it yourself warrior can save valuable money from being wasted on a service call. Here is a detailed set of instructions on how to replace a ther...
If you've ever taken your clothes out of the washer and have seen white or blue residue on any of your clothes, you may have a problem with detergent residue. This can be a problem since it can stick to your clothes, even after you've dried them. It can also cause stains to develop over time and that can be a problem.
Once in awhile, however, you will run into the issue of having to replace the belt on a Kirby or any other type of vacuum cleaner. Even the most experienced repairmen will admit that replacing the belt on the Kirby is one of the most difficult repairs they face. However this how to video will show you how to do make this vacuum belt repair yourself. Go through the step by step process of dismantling the powerhead and swapping out the belts on the roller brush.
If you're tryng to wash clothes and the detergent or bleach is not getting to them, you may have a problem with your dispenser. If you find it to be leaking or it's clogged there are a couple of easy to follow steps that should fix the problem.
Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to replace the thermostat in your oven. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to remove your cooker's thermostat oven. Please note that all work should be performed by a qualified person. Make sure to take the necessary precautions to ensure a safe removal of your thermostat oven.
Have you ever tried cooking a meal and came across a recipe that asked to broil something and had no idea what it was? Well then, this video should make things clearer.
If you are constantly taking your clothes out of the washer and finding them to be wrinkled, it's an easy fix. There are a couple of troubleshooting tips that will help make sure that your clothes come out nice and wrinkle-free.
Sometimes overflowing liquids or food can get into some pretty small places on your stove. When this happens, it can result in your stove being damaged or not working properly.
Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com demonstrates easy ways to level a yard or dig a hole with a rototiller. Watch this video to learn how to do it too.