What to Do in Miami Beside Hit The Beach

From spring breakers to snow birds, those who live outside of Miami only really know the city for one thing – the beach. It is a great beach town with warm sand and bright water (even with all the Instagram posing), but even with the great nightlife and dining right by South Beach, sometimes the beach just gets old. Sometimes …

Appliance Recalls of May 2019

When an appliance is recalled, it is done for a reason. You can bet that most brands are not thrilled about having to take returns and hand out refunds for just anything. This means that when you see a recall roll by, something of significant danger has occurred. It is important for any consumer and family to keep track of …

How to Replace Your Front-Load Washer Drive Belt

Your washer drive belt is one of the most important pieces of the washing machine assembly. The drive belt, in conjunction with two pulleys and a drive motor, is what spins the washer so that it can agitate and then drain the clothes. When the drive belt breaks or wears out, this can result in a number of common problems. …

5 Techniques to Fix an Out Burner on Your Electric Stovetop

Your stove is one of the single most important items in your home. Even if you’re not a gourmet chef, the stove is essential for making and heating meals at home. There are many things you can only make with a working burner or two and most homes have four burners to work with at maximum. So when one of …

How to Repair an Icemaker that is Not Ejecting Ice

You know the ice is in there. You can hear it clattering around. You can hear the fridge making and moving ice like normal. But when you put your glass under the chute with ‘ice’ selected, you get nothing. No ice comes out of the ice maker. The ice is in there, but your fridge is not ejecting the ice. …

Exploring Miami’s Most Exciting Dive Spots

At a glance, Miami seems like a beautiful beachfront and Art Deco, but it has some exciting sights that sit under the water as well. The city’s oceanfront sits as part of the Florida Straits, the third-largest barrier reef in the world. In fact, Miami Beach is actually a barrier island made out of ancient limestone coral. Unfortunately, that reef …

Where to Find the Model and Serial Number on a Whirlpool Dishwasher

Maintaining your home appliances, you will often need to know specific details about the “make and model” of your machines. This information is vital to know, whether you’re hunting up a replacement part or trying to download the user’s manual for instructions on installation or DIY repairs. In the appliance world, “make and model” is actually your model number and …

How to Fix a Sparking Electric Stove

Unlike gas stoves where gas is released and then ignited by a spark to produce a flame, your electric stove functions by using electricity to heat up self-contained coils. In gas stoves, you expect to see some sparking as it ignites, but in electric stoves, sparking is nothing but bad news for you anytime you see it. Whether you have …

What to Do When Your Ice Maker Ice Tastes Bad

The ice maker in refrigerators is one of the greatest marvels of modern living. No ice tray mess, no waiting for the cubes to harden or trying to knock them out of the tray. No picking up bags of ice at the store. Just clean perfect cubes rolling out of the dispenser every time. Of course, this luxury comes crashing …

9 of Miami’s More Obscure Attractions

Every city has those great attractions that you can read all about highlighted in the Zagat guide, and they are in there for a reason. They are great attractions for the city, but you will also find that a city is so much more than just tourist destinations. Every city has weird and wonderful secrets that are well worth exploring, …