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 …

How to Replace Your Oven Door Handle

The handle of your average home oven is a surprising center of activity. It holds the kitchen hand-towel, is used as a hand-rail, and of course, it controls access to the oven. So if your oven handle gets loose or breaks, that is very normal. Replacing your oven door handle is something anyone can do at home with a little …

How to Prepare for a Gas Stove Installation

Installing a gas cooktop stove is an important process, one that must be done more carefully than with an electric stove installation. Both removing the old stove and installing the new one. A gas cooktop has more than just a power plug, you also need to prepare and connect the gas line. If this is your first time installing a …

2 Common GE Microwave Malfunctions That Are Easily Fixed

Although your over-the-range GE microwave oven model JVM1650WB is less expensive than the larger appliances in your kitchen that don’t mean replacing it at the first sign of a malfunction is cost-effective; especially when the issue is with the door handle or the light bulb socket. Both components are relatively easy and cheap to fix. If you would like to learn how …

7 Reasons Your Refrigerator is Noisy

When running, your refrigerator should make noise, but it should be a rather unobtrusive humming noise that doesn’t disrupt your other activities. When the refrigerator is making that humming, it is the sound of the cool air being produced and circulated. Ideally, you should only be able to hear your refrigerator running when in the same room as the appliance. …

How to Get Your Ice Maker to Start Making Ice Again

Ice makers don’t just stop making ice for no reason. There is always a reason. It might be that the ice maker is old, but even then replacing the right part will be the fix. However, often the solution for your reticent ice maker is simpler than that. Ice makers are not complicated machines and several malfunctions or environmental factors …