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 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.
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.
Keep the hot water heater control valve free of moisture by installing a drip leg.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 you're washing your clothes and feel like there is not enough suds in the machine, adding more detergent won't make a difference. It can acutally hurt your clothes and the machine, making it work harder to clean clothes or clean up a mess.
If you've damaged the external hose to your vacuum cleaner, you might want to replace it soon. Not only can small dust particles creep out from the hose, but it can be very hard to suck up anything else from the floor.
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.
In this video tutorial from RenaissanceRentals you will learn how to maintain and troubleshoot your home garbage disposal. First thing to do is to keep the water running during garbage disposal. Ensure that the leftovers are cut into small pieces and you put only small quantities for disposal at a time. Things like plastics, glass pieces, rocks and food items like egg shells, starchy foods like pasta or rice should not be put into the garbage disposal system. If you follow these simple tips, ...
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
If you own a top load washing machine, you may have a problem with tangles. This can be an annoying thing that happens on a regular basis. But there is a way to help make sure that whatever you put in the washer will stay untangled.
Check out this instructional home repair video to learn how to identify and find your manufacturer's label and model number on your refrigerators and freezers. The model number is usually essential. People make the mistake of assuming that the name and number on the front panel is all you need. Many fridge and freezer manufacturers use the model number as well as the serial number. Most have the ID plate inside of the door by the salad bowl, while some hide it behind the kick plate at the bas...
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.
If your grille wont stay on due to damage or discolored, you will probably have to replace it. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
Do you know how wonderful toothpaste is? Here's the scoop. If you've hung pictures or other thing on the wall that required a molly or anchor bolt, and you have to move them and you have holes exposed in your wall. Well "FEAR NOT", toothpaste to the rescue. You will need household items like - toilet paper, or paper towel, or paper napkin, or Kleenex tissue, a utility knife, hammer putty knife, sponge, primer/sealer, paint of your choice and of course the toothpaste.
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.
If clothes have brown marks on them or heat escaping from rear of dryer drum, you will probably have to replace the rear dryer drum felt seal. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
Ovens get filthy pretty quickly, and that can stink up your kitchen and your food. Watch this video for an in-depth guide to cleaning your grill with cheap household products, restoring flavor to your food and a pleasant smell and appearance to your most important food cooker.
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.
If you are having a problem with aligning the doors to your fridge, this video will show you how to take care of the problem easily. All you really need to do is lift either side of the fridge using the right wrench and a partner. It's simple to do and will get rid of any uneven doors that are messing up the look of your home. So check it out, 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.
If you're noticing a faint or strong odor coming from your clothes or inside of the washer, you got a stinky problem that needs to be resolved. Having an odor in your front load washer can be a sign that you're using the wrong detergent, haven't cleaned your machine, or something else.
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 how-to video from projectink we are shown how to make a lamp out of a tequila bottle. There's no need to spend 100 bucks on a lamp when making your own is cheap and easy and fun. These are the supplies you'll need: A bottle (we're using a Jose Cuervo tequila bottle), a plastic bag, super glue, a hot glue gun (or you can use epoxy), a screwdriver, a lamp kit (you can get these at the hardware store for about 12 bucks), and a glass-cutting drill bit. For the glass-cutting bit, try and f...
Nowadays, stoves and cook tops have more features to them than ever before. Features that make cooking much easier for you and others in your household. But in this tutorial, you'll be finding out about one feature that many may not know about: Sabbath mode.
If the existing filter no longer works and/or it’s past the month marked to change the filter on the sticker inside the refrigerator; Refrigerator “change filter” indicator light is on., you will probably have to replace Water Filter. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair.
The oven igniter is what lights the gas in your oven to create the heat. If your oven is not heating, the igniter could be getting weak or be shorted out, in either case it needs to be replaced. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do the repair.
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.
The garbage disposal is one of the handiest modern appliances because they can grind up anything and send it down the drain. Or can they? Watch this video to learn what you can and can't put down your garbage disposal if you don't want it to clog.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to reset a garbage disposal. Begin by making sure that the garbage disposal is turned off. Then look for a red button underneath the garbage disposal. This red button is the reset button. If the button is pushed out, push it back in to reset the unit. If it still will not start, look down the sink hole for any obvious obstructions. Another solution is to insert the included wrench into the center of the unit. Then turn it 1/4 - 1/2 turn. This video wi...
Does your vacuum cleaner suck by not sucking?