Washer and Dryer Repair
Make your Washer and Dryer Repairs yourself with these how-tos and tips.
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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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.
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.
Front-Loading Washer Won't Drain
A front-loading washing machine that won't drain may need nothing more than a simple filter cleaning, especially if it's a Maytag. Learn how to access the filter and how to clean it.
Washing Machine Repair: How to Replace a Belt
An overloaded washing machine or clothing jammed in the rim of the washer drum can cause drive belts to slip or burn. Find the problem, then remove the belt and install a matching replacement belt.
How to Stabilize a Washing Machine
Washing machine vibrations during the spin cycle can shake the whole house, but you can get them under control with vibration isolation/dampening pads.
How to Drain a Washing Machine That Won't Drain
Save a bundle on appliance repair bills. We show you how to unclog your washing machine so it drains and replace the pump if you need to.
Fix a Stuck Washing Machine Hose
Replace corroded laundry hoses without ruining the valve by slitting them with a Dremel tool so the hose end will release.