Learn how to repair your household appliances with these step-by-step projects and expert tips from the pros.
How to Repair a Leaking Washing Machine
Don't panic when the washing machine starts leaking water all over the floor! You can usually fix the problem yourself within and hour or two at a fraction of the cost of calling a service technician. And only rarely will you have to purchase a new machine. This article will help you avoid the ...
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How to Repair a Dishwasher
Simple maintenance will wipe out 90 percent of dishwasher problems. This article provides solutions for three common problems: the dishes don't come out clean, the dishwasher leaks water, and the dishwasher won't start. We'll show you how to make the fixes yourself and save the money you would have ...
Dishwasher Repair Tips: Dishwasher Not Cleaning Dishes
When your dishwasher doesn't clean well, fix it yourself following these simple steps and avoid the expensive professional service call. A simple cleaning often solves the problem.
Replace a Broken Dryer Vent Cap
Replace a broken dryer vent cap simply and quickly. Disconnect the through-wall duct and replace the duct and cap together.
How to Reverse a Refrigerator Door
Door handles can easily be reversed on almost any refrigerator door by removing a few screws and bolts —but keep track of the parts and the assembly order.
How to Replace a Vacuum Cleaner Belt
If the vacuum motor is running but the carpet cleaning head isn't spinning, replace the belt. It takes less than 30 minutes, plus an inexpensive new belt.
Gas Range Burner Repair Tips
Fix your gas range burners and oven with these simple solutions that solve most problems. Most fixes are easy to diagnose and complete without calling for pro service.
Remove Dryer Lint
Thousands of dryer fires are caused by lint every year, yet they can be easily prevented with a few minutes of cleaning. Learn where lint is, how to get at it, and the best way to clean it out.
Washing Machine Repair: Stuck on One Cycle?
If your clothes washer is stuck on one cycle, replace the timer. It's expensive, but you'll save the cost of a service call or a new washer.