Hot Home Appliances How-Tos

How To: Remove a Dyson dc01 vacuum cleaner filter

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.

How To: Fit and replace a Hotpoint fan oven element

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.

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: Fit and replace a Bosch and Neff fan motor and fan blade

Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to fit and replace the fan motor and fan blade on a Bosch and Neff oven. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to fit and remove your cooker's fan motor and blade. 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 Bosch and Neff oven's fan motor and blade.

How To: Mend Wall Holes Bigger Than Nails

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.

How To: Purge air from your fridge's water dispenser

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!

How To: Replace a Refrigerator Water Filter

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.

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!

How To: Replace the actuators and springs on a Dyson DC05

If you're having a hard time with turning your machine on and off, you may have a problem with the actuator and spring. In this tutorial for the Dyson DC05, you'll find out how to replace the actuators and springs to your vacuum cleaner. It doesn't take much to replace, just a few parts and pieces. So good luck, pay attention, and enjoy!

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: Realign uneven refrigerator doors

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!

How To: Make a lamp out of a USB cable

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...

How To: Clean your oven and microwave

In this video, Charlie from Mr. Appliance shows us how to clean ovens and microwaves. When any cook top becomes stained, it's always best to clean it right away or it will stain easily and be harder to clean later on. When you use the self-clean option in your oven, make sure you remove the racks as well as any big fool spills that exist in the oven. Microwaves should be easy to maintain and the best way to clean is with soap and water. You can also place a bowl of water and microwave it for ...

How To: Maintain your garbage disposal to extend its use

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to maintain a garbage disposal. When using the garbage disposal, always run cold water before using it. Put the debris one by one. Do not stuff it all in at once. When finished, turn the disposal off and let the water run for a while to wash all the debris down the waste line. Do not grind stringy items. It is fine to grind hard food waste. This video also talks about the common problems that people encounter when using a garbage disposal. This video ...