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.
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 love coffee in the morning, then you probably have your own Cuisinart coffee maker at home. But like anything that gets used everyday, it will wear out, and in the case of the Cuisinart coffeemaker, the filters will need replaced. This video will show you how to replace those charcoal water filters in your Cuisinart coffeemaker with the Cuisinart DCC-RWF replacement filters.
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're having trouble with the door lock of your Hotpoint dishwasher, then you got a problem. Although it may not be as serious, it's something that should be solved soon, especially if you have dishes piling up on your countertop.
If you own a Dyson DC25 vacuum cleaners and are experiencing a problem with your brush bar, this tutorial could help you out. There are usually three reasons for why this is happening. One of the main reasons could be because of the belt.
Watch to learn how to replace the hose on a Dyson DC07 vacuum cleaner. This Dyson spare parts video we show how to remove and replace the Dyson DC07 Hose Assembly. A broken vacuum hose will cause poor suction.
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.
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.
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.
Watch to learn how to replace the HEPA filter on a Dyson DC07 vacuum. This Dyson spare parts video we show how to remove and replace the Dyson DC07 Pre Motor Filter and Dyson DC07 HEPA Post Motor Filter. This vacuum maintenance video also outlines the Dyson airflow path as well as removal and replacement of the Pre Filter Housing, Post Filter Lid and Filter Seals. Prevent loss of suction and motor cut out by changing the filters on your Dyson.
Over time, the lids to a washing machine can become damaged and almost hard to use. This can be a problem especially when most lids are needed to start and stop the machine. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to replace the lid to a washing machine. It's pretty easy to do, will only take you a good hour to complete, and will result in a better looking and working machine. Enjoy!
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!
If your oven light will not come on, you will probably have to replace the oven light socket. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
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.
Install the pipe fittings of the hot water heater.
The high limit thermostat can be found in gas and electric dryers and serves as a safety feature that helps to prevent the dryer from becoming too hot when it’s running. The thermostat is designed to shut off power to the dryer’s heater when the dryer vent is blocked or clogged. The high limit thermostat on your dryer is something that does need to be replaced from time to time. Fortunately, it is a job that you can do on your own with basic tools.
If you're having a problem with your vacuum cleaner's internal hose, this video may help. In this tutorial you'll find out how easy it can be to replace the internal hose on a Dyson DC07 vacuum cleaner.
If your clock will not respond to input, or does not regulate temperature, you will probably have to replace your oven electronic control board. 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.
Is your Cannon oven on the blink? In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to replace a fan oven element in a typical Cannon cooker. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions on the repair process, watch this friendly how-to.
Learn how to safely and properly unjam a garbage disposal unit with this interactive video from Ace Hardware. See several methods for removing jammed objects from the disposal and how to reset the motor. Unjam a garbage disposal.
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 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.
With most of the new dishwashers today, they tend to run longer in order to give you the best quality wash. There are many special cycles that are built in that tend to extend the run time of the machine.
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 are constantly getting wrinkled clothes when you take them out of the washer, you may need to make a couple of easy changes. These changes can be made by using different settings on the washer or by following the rules on your clothes' tag.
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.
Is your Belling cooker on the blink? Fix it with this home appliance repair tutorial, which demonstrates how to remove, and change, a Belling fan oven element in a typical Belling cooker. For more, including detailed, step-by-step instructions on the repair process, take a look.
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 the shelf support is broken and doesn't give support to hold the shelves, you will have to replace the shelf support kit. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
If your dryer door handle fell out of the door, you will probably have to replace it. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
Checking the status of your meal is a good idea, especially if you want to use less energy. Oven lamps make this easy, by offering a view of what's going on inside your appliance. But when the bulb goes out, then you have a little problem on your hands. Opening the oven door is easy, but you allow a great amount of heat to leave resulting in energy loss.
Opening and closing an oven door is quite possibly, one of the most important aspects to an oven. If you aren't able to do that, then it becomes useless. One of the main reasons for it being useless is that fact that it might need some new hinges. These can easily be replaced and save you quite a bit of money.
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 you have a front load washer and notice that it is vibrating quite a bit, you have a problem that needs to be fixed. There are several areas of that can help solve the problem of a vibrating washer.
Watch to learn how to replace spray arms in an Electrolux dishwasher. You'll remove and replace spray arms on an Electrolux dishwasher. Dishwasher not working properly? You may have a broken upper spray arm or blocked lower spray arm. As part of dishwasher maintenance we also explain that you can replace a broken drainage channel or fit a replacement cutlery basket.
True's Owner Maintenance Video Series shows us how to set the defrost time clock on a True freezer, and also how to cut the shipping band on the compressors of all larger freezers. The time clock is behind the grill at the base of the unit, behind a gray box. There are instructions in the inside of the lid for setting the time clock and for setting the defrost settings, and the video goes through the entire process, as well. Next, the man shows how to remove the shipping band protecting the c...
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.
Having a clogged dispenser in your front load washer can be big trouble. A clogged dispenser can make things a bit harder for you and others who try using the machine. There are several areas where you can try and solve the problem and it's a pretty easy fix.