Hot Home Appliances How-Tos

How To: Replace the a Whirlpool oven lamp easily

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.

How To: Fit and replace a Neff oven grill element

Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to fit and replace your grill oven element in a Bosch and Neff. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to remove your oven grill element. 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 the oven grill element.

How To: Smoke a turkey with Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker

In this tutorial, we learn how to smoke a turkey. First, you want to gather all the different types of wood for your smoker and then prepare the water pan with the tin foil to catch drippings. Place the smoker together, then season your turkey with a dry rub and olive oil. After this, place the turkey onto the rack inside of the smoker. Make sure you are wearing heavy duty gloves so you don't burn yourself while doing this. Place the top back onto the smoker and let the turkey cook with the v...

How To: Find your model number on your oven or cooker

Check out this instructional home repair video to learn how to identify the model number on your oven. The model number is usually essential for most repairs. People make the mistake of assuming that the name and number on the front panel is all you need; many stove manufacturers, however, use the model number as well as the serial number. If you still can't find it, check on top of the cooker. Other than that you would need to check the sides and back of the machine.

How To: Replace a cooker thermostat oven

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.

How To: Replace both filters on a Dyson DC25 easily

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.

How To: Remove door hinges to your cooker, oven, or stove

Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to fit and replace door hinges to your oven. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to replace your cooker's door hinges. 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 oven's door hinges.

How To: Avoid having detergent residue on your clothes

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.

How To: Replace your grill element in Neff and Bosch cooker

Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to replace your grill element in a Neff and Bosch cooker. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to remove your Neff or Bosch cooker's grill element. 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 cooker's grill element.

How To: Replace a Neff oven door seal easily

Just like windows and doors, using the proper insulation or seals can help prevent valuable cold or warm air from leaving your home. The same holds true for oven doors. If you have a worn or broken seal, your oven may not warm up like it should and you can be wasting energy.

How To: Replace your washing machine lid

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!

How To: Correctly fill a rinse aid dispenser

If you've never used a dishwasher before, you're about to fall in love with a machine that makes washing dishes easy. One of the main features of owning a dishwasher is it's ability to rinse the dishes to make them nice, shiny, and clean. A rinse aid dispenser is used to store a cleaning product that can prevent streaks or marks from appearing on your dishware.

How To: Fit and replace a Bosch grill element

Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to fit and replace your grill oven element in a Bosch and Neff. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to remove your oven grill element. 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 the Bosch oven grill element.

How To: Install an ice-maker or water dispenser valve

Maybe your fridge is old-fashioned or the old ice-maker or water dispenser just broke. Don't buy a whole new fridge, or pay for expensive repairs. With some help from this how-to video, you can do it yourself. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to install and ice-maker or water dispenser valve onto your refrigerator.

How To: Replace your fan oven element and your fan motor

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.

How To: Replace the Dryer's High Limit Thermostat

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.

How To: Identify the model number and ID tag on fridge freezer

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...

How To: Change a Dyson dc01 vacuum hose

Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to change a Dyson DC01 vacuum cleaner hose. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to properly troubleshoot the Dyson vacuum's lack of suction. 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 Dyson vacuum cleaner hose.

How To: Replace the cable and reel on a Hetty or Henry vacuum

If you own a Numatic vacuum cleaner and have a problem with the cable and reel, then this tutorial may be for you. In the video, you'll find out how to easily replace them on a Hetty or Henry vacuum. It's easy to do and will result in a much more easier to clean up machine. These vacuums can be used for many years. So good luck, pay attention, and enjoy!