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How To Diagnose and Fix a Noisy Washing Machine

If you have a noisy washer in the spin cycle you may feel like your house is falling apart. However, it is a clear clue that something isn’t right. It could be that a part needs to be replaced or something may just need to be tightened. If you’re not afraid to do a little […]

Why Does My Washer Smell and How to Prevent and Clean It

If your washer stinks the cause is likely from mold growth. A washing machine can become a breeding ground for mold and mildew; and worse, the stinky odor that develops can spread to your clean laundry and even throughout your laundry room! ​One of the main trouble spots is the area above the normal waterline. This […]

How to Fix a Washing Machine: 9 Common Problems

Common washing machine problems can range using too much detergent, to water covering your floor. Some are easy fixes and others may require hiring a professional to diagnose and do the repairs. However, in most cases, with a little bit of troubleshooting you’ll be able to at least have a good idea where the problem […]

7 Common Dryer Problems and How to Fix Them

This list of common dryer problems can help you troubleshoot and find the reason your dryer isn’t working as it should. Of course, there may be other issues, but these are the most common problems. Some are simple fixes that won’t even require a screw driver and other solutions may fall outside of your comfort […]

Noisy Clothes Dryer: What are the Causes? (with videos)

A noisy clothes dryer is not only annoying, it is also an indication that something is wrong and needs repair. Some noises are relatively simple to fix, others can be a bit more difficult and you may want to consider hiring a professional if you feel it is beyond your skill set. If your dryer […]

How to Fix a Low Water Pressure Problem: Tips and Tricks

Are you experiencing low water pressure at your house? Low water pressure is not only frustrating, it could also be an indication of a future problem. Sometimes water pressure can drop so gradually it goes unnoticed, until one day, you’re left wondering what happened! ​Sediment is the most common cause of low hot water pressure. […]

High Altitude Solutions For Your Gas Water Heater

If you live in a high altitude area you may have noticed that your gas water heater isn’t working properly. Natural gas is an excellent fuel source for water heaters, but they need modifications to work in areas of high elevation.When a water heater is manufactured it is designed to work at sea level. At higher […]

RV Water Heater Buyers Guide: Everything You Need to Know

An RV water heater is one of the many features RV’s are equipped with to make your home-away-from-home comfortable and pleasant. Much like a residential water heater an RV heater provides you with hot water, and although there are many similarities, there are also major differences.If you know how a RV water heater works and […]

Water Heater Leaking 101: The Ultimate Guide to Find the Leak

You probably weren’t expecting to find your water heater leaking. But there it is, sitting in a big puddle of water! The consequences can be anything from mild to catastrophic. A water heater leak may result in only a small amount of water on your floor that is more of nuisance; or it may be […]

Water Heater Leaking from the Top: Everything You Should Know

There’s no denying it, finding a puddle of water around your water heater is depressing. But, if you found your water heater leaking from the top, well that might not be as bad as you think. Frequently, when a water heater leaks from the top it’s a fixable problem. It is also a less expensive […]

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