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.
If you're having a problem with your vacuum cleaner's motor, don't bother taking it to a repairman. This can be a very costly repair and can take some time to repair.
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.
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.
Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to change the filters, prefilters and the happy filter on a Dyson DC01 vacuum cleaner. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to properly troubleshoot the Dyson vacuum's filters. Please note that all work should be performed by a qualified person. Make sure to take the necessary precautions to ensure a safe repair of your Dyson vacuum cleaner's filters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If your dryer will not run or spin, you will probably have to replace the dryer door switch. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
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 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 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.
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.
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 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.
Ultimate Handyman demonstrates how to check a washing machine pump for blockages. First, disconnect the washing machine from the electricity source and remove the pump. The water sucks through the inlet and is pumped out of the outlet. Check to make sure that the pump doesn't have any open circuits by attaching the leads to the multimeter. Remove the screws to look inside the pump. Remove any debris that may be clogging the propellor. Make sure the O-ring around the edge creates the seal and ...
If you own a front load washer, then you may have experienced a problem the cycles being a bit too short or too long. This is a problem because it can cause your clothes to shrink or not be washed properly.
Watch to learn how to change an AEG Electrolux fridge freezer lightbulb and how to fit a replacement door bottle shelf. Changing a blown fridge light bulb is a simple fridge repair. This fridge maintenance video explains the process.
If you're having a problem with the agitator on your washing machine, this video should be able to help. Many people may not realize it, but the agitator on a washing machine, is supposed to go back and forth and not just one way. This can easily be fixed by removing the agitator and replacing a couple of pieces. Check out the tutorial above to see what you need to do in order to repair the agitator on a washing machine. Enjoy!
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.
If you've recently purchased a new fridge and have hooked up the line for the water dispenser, you need to get rid of any air before trying to drink water. Having excess air in the line can result in you getting more water than you may have wanted. It's easy to do and will make things easier when trying to get water. So good luck and enjoy!
Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to replace your fan oven element and your fan motor. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to remove your cooker's parts. 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 fan oven element and fan motor.
Watch to learn how to replace knobs and buttons on a Neff oven. You'll remove and replace the knobs and buttons on a Neff oven. Lost oven knobs or worn oven buttons detract from the ovens appearance.
If you own a cooktop, can you find the simmer bruner? If not, it's not a big problem, but if you know what it is and how to use it, cooking can be a little bit easier.
Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to fit and replace a Hotpoint, Belling, Cannon, Creda, Homark, Indesit, & Jackson fan oven element. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to remove your fan oven element. Please note that all work should be performed by a qualified engineer. Make sure to take the necessary precautions to ensure a safe removal of the fan oven element.
Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to fit and replace your Hotpoint carbon brushes in your washing machine's motor. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to remove your Hotpoint carbon brushes. Please note that all work should be performed by a qualified engineer. Make sure to take the necessary precautions to ensure a safe removal of your Hotpoint washing machine's carbon brush.
If the solenoid is shorted or arm broke, the dispenser does not switch between crushed ice and cubed ice, you will probably have to replace the solenoid. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
If you're range burner isn't working properly, there may be a number of reasons for this. One of the most obvious and easiest problems to take care of, is that it might be clogged. Overflowing liquids and other food materials can get into the burners and cause them to become clogged. This leads to an insufficient working burner that needs to be fixed soon.
You can use the Better Brew crystals to decalcify and clean your home coffee maker. This is a great way to keep your coffee pot clean if you use it frequently, or live in a place with exceptionally hard water.
If you've recently damaged the wheels on a lower rack of a GE dishwasher, there's no need to fear. Replacing the lower wheels on the lower rack is an easy fix that anybody can complete. The wheels are important for the rack since it helps ease the strain on people's back and makes putting dishes to wash easy. If you need help figuring out which wheels you need or how to install them, check out the video above. Enjoy!
Trick Life demonstrates how to make a lamp out of a USB cable. To make the lamp, cut the end off the USB cable, strip the wire and separate the black wire from the red wire. Attach the wire to a box using a soldering iron. Attach a six volt bulb to the wires. Insert the apparatus through the hole of a used CD or an old DVD. Insert the rest of the wire through a cylinder. Hide the wiring in the cup and glue the cup cylinder to another CD or DVD. Make a shade out of paper and attach it to the l...
This video tutorial shows you how to fix a collapsed volcano vaporizer. Replace vaporizer tubes with new ones. Trim them to fit with fingernail clippers. Use zip ties to secure tubes to vaporizer and other tubes to prevent future collapse. In the end, you want the square tube to jab into the side.
If you have a damaged sprayer in your dishwasher, don't go looking for a repairman or plumber. This is something that can easily be taken care of in no time at all and is very inexpensive.
You may not realize it, but there are ways that stains can be avoided with the use of your dryer. Even though the washer does most of the grunt work in getting those nasty spots out, a dryer can help with the process as well.
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.
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.