Tristan Cook

  • Get The Moldy Stink Out Of Your Washing Machine For Good

    When you open your washing machine, you shouldn't smell anything but fabric softener and detergent. If your nose is filled with the musty mildew smell that many washing machines end up smelling like, it's time to get busy. You can eliminate that smell from your washing machine for good – here's how. Use Washing Machine Cleaning Products Have you ever use the washing machine cleaning products? These products are so easy to use, but many people just never do it.
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  • Common Causes Of A Leaky Washer

    If you begin to notice that your washing machine is leaking, you don't have to panic. Most washing machines that are leaking can be repaired once you identify the root cause of the leak. While you can perform some of the repairs yourself, it doesn't hurt to also have an appliance repairman look at your washer. Too Many Clothes If you fill your washer up with too many clothes, the water might spill over the top.
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  • Tips To Keep Your Washer Running As It Should

    Washing your clothes is not exactly a fun task, but it is easier to do when you have your own machine. This is something you probably don't give a second though about until your machine isn't working properly and you have to lug your items to your local laundromat. Taking good care of your machine will help prevent a breakdown. See below for some tips to ensure your washer runs properly.
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  • Why You Must Fix Appliances Before Selling Your Home

    When you are selling a house, generally the items that are fixed to the floor or walls stay with the home. That includes light fixtures and things like washer and dryer or dishwasher. What happens if your dishwasher has been broken for a long time and you're supposed to leave it for the next owner? It can make your property  much less attractive to a potential buyer. Buyers Get Suspicious
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  • Considerations When Purchasing A Used Refrigerator

    If you are thinking of replacing your current refrigerator, you may be considering a used appliance. Still, when making a used-refrigerator purchase, there are some things that you should consider. Here are a few of them: The Age of the Appliance Even if a 15-year-old refrigerator looks great on the outside, the appliance may not have much life left in it. If an older model that has been in service for more than 10 years does continue working great for years to come, it is likely still not as energy-efficient as its newer counterparts.
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  • 3 Tips To Help Your Refrigerator Run More Efficiently

    You and your family probably rely on your refrigerator on a daily basis to keep your food and beverages cold. Ensuring that your refrigerator works as efficiently as possible is important for a few reasons; it can help you ensure that you keep food at the proper temperature, for one thing. Additionally, a more efficient refrigerator can be less prone to repair issues, since there is less wear and tear. Plus, you can save money on your electric bill by taking steps to make your refrigerator run as efficiently as possible.
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  • Troubleshooting A Rattling Sound In Your AC System

    AC rattling can be a distraction and a nuisance, and it can also signal a more serious problem, so it's wise to have it diagnosed and repaired right away. Whether you're hoping it's not a serious issue and that you can fix it yourself or whether you're just looking for more information so you can describe the problem more accurately to the contractor, here are a few issues that could cause a rattling sound to develop.
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  • 3 Reasons To Install A Boiler Vs. A Furnace In Your Home

    If you are looking to install a new heating system in your home, you might be assuming that a furnace is your best and only option. However, there is one other option that you might want to consider: installing a boiler. These are a few reasons why a boiler can be a better choice for heating your home than a furnace. 1. You Don't Have to Worry About Duct Work
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  • 2 Ways To Quieten A Loud Washer

    Being able to wash your clothes whenever you want at home is a good thing. Being stuck with a loud washing machine that drives you nuts when you run it is not such a good thing. If your washing machine is a lot louder than you would like, there are things that you can do to help keep the sound down so that you can hear yourself think.  Get Anti-Vibration Pads
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  • How To Replace A Thermostat On A Whirlpool Double-Door Refrigerator/Freezer That Isn't Getting Cold

    There are a number of reasons why a refrigerator gets warm. The air duct between the freezer and refrigerator compartments could be plugged, the refrigerator might not be defrosting properly, or the thermostat has gone bad. Replacing the thermostat is something most home do-it-yourselfers can replace by themselves. If the refrigerator is not staying cool and you need to replace the thermostat, here is what you should do. Make Space
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