Where to Find Your Whirlpool Dryer Serial Number

One odd fact about American homes is that most people didn’t buy their current appliances. Your dryer right now is (most likely) not a dryer that you chose from a catalog or bought in a store. This is an odd side-effect of the real estate market and the trend of “move-in ready” homes. A home that is move-in ready sells …

How to Completely Clean Your Microwave

Some of us need to have a clean kitchen. It might be a personal choice, it might be a medical necessity. Whether it’s nature or routine, being able to clean the inside and out of every item in your kitchen is vital. Your microwave is no exception, but it would like to be. Microwaves, like ovens, are sometimes the only …

What Are The Most Common Causes of Ice Maker Failure?

It is hot out and you want a cold drink. Something pulled right out of your refrigerator is okay, but you want that crisp refreshing bite of an ice-cold drink that can only come from the addition of fresh ice cubes from your ice maker. Unfortunately, when you open your ice maker looking to find it flush with ready to …

How to Fix a Loose Refrigerator Door

A refrigerator is designed to contain cold very efficiently. Cold air circulates through the refrigerator and freezer compartments, but the air has to stay inside for the refrigerator to stay cold. To do this, the door seals tightly when it is closed. You may have noticed the soft rubber gasket seal around the edge and how snugly a refrigerator door …

How to Fix a Washing Machine that Won’t Drain

Washing machines need to drain in order to function. Just like you would need to pour out the wash-water if washing clothes by hand, your clothes can’t really get clean if the soapy water can’t be rinsed away with all the day’s grime. Draining is also essential for the drying process. When all the water drains out and the drum …

Why Industry Changing Elite?

From the day we opened our doors in 2007, we have worked toward one, overarching vision:Change the Industry. This was meant as a call to action to the fantastic people who would eventually join our work family… now over 200 strong in markets as diverse as Miami, Atlanta, and Los Angeles. But it was also a very personal challenge. I’ve …

How to Replace Your Dryer Thermal Fuse

Every appliance is built with safety features. These features prevent the appliances from flooding, overheating, or catching someone’s hand in moving parts. Most safety features default to turning off the appliance or stopping a dangerous component when tripped. For example, a top-loading washer lid locks before the drum fills with water or spins, and the door switch turns off the …

What Causes a Tumble Dryer Not to Turn

When a dryer dries wet clothes it uses not just heat, but motion. The turning of a dryer aerates the clothes, making sure the hot air can reach all the clothes and the moisture that is coming off them can be ferried away. If you have ever tried to dry clothing with just heat alone in a dryer, you will …

Why Your Dishwasher Isn’t Cleaning the Dishes Completely

Dishwashers are one of the greatest additions ever installed in a kitchen. However, they do not make dishes a complete non-issue. To get sparkling clean dishes at the end of the wash cycle, you need to prep, fill, and run your dishwasher correctly. The dishwasher will do most of the work but you’ll need to work with it. This is …

How to Replace the Glass on a Glass-Top Stove

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Glass-top stoves are fantastic for cooking. The glass conducts heat excellently and looks amazing in your kitchen. But the one thing that makes glass-top stoves truly great is that they are easy to clean. Because the heating elements are located underneath the glass, you can scrub the entire stove surface without worrying about scrubbing individual burners, drip pans, or the …