One of the significant parts of a dryer is the heating element. Without this element, your dryer will eventually stop running altogether. So, when your clothes come out halfway dry after an hour-long cycle, you may want to take the time to check this component just in case.
Using the Bosch Nexxt 500 Series dryer is a wonderful tool to help dry and press your clothing. Not only is a Bosch a high-end and reliable appliance, but it is easily repaired and fixed with readily available replacement parts. A common problem many Bosch owners experience is a Bosch Nexxt 500 Series dryer that fails to heat. When the dryer does not correctly heat, the clothing cannot dry, and the dryer malfunctions.
General Electric, also known as GE, is famous for making solid washers and dryers. They’re especially famous for their front-loading machines, but every once in a while, you’ll hear of a front loader that malfunctions. One of the most common issues front loaders have is leaking water during their use. So, what can you do to fix this issue?
As a homeowner, managing your washing machine is another thing you have to put on that long list of chores. If your washing machine is not draining completely, it could result in gross standing-water situations. That leaves us with the question: how do you fix a washing machine that is not draining completely?
It’s the end of the camping season, and you are putting away your gear for the winter. Your tent has provided many enjoyable nights out in the wilderness. Unfortunately, it has accumulated its fair share of dirt and stains. As you contemplate cleaning your tent, you wonder if you can put a tent in the dryer?
PVC pipe is relatively cheap, easy to use, and comes in a wide variety of sizes. In some cases, PVC pipe is routinely used for vents on waste systems in a home. Many homeowners faced with replacing or repairing a dryer vent see PVC pipe as a solution. However, PVC pipe is not a viable option for dryer vents.
When it comes to your washer, you have a ton of different options that you can choose from. Front-loader or top-loader. Brand A or Brand B. Perhaps most strikingly, you can also choose between an agitator or an impeller mechanism. Both agitator and impeller washers have their perks. Before you pick one out, it’s good to know what you’re getting. But, what should you expect, really?
For decades, washing machines have been a common household appliance and over the years they have received a number of upgrades. If you weren’t already aware, many modern washers have a lid lock feature. Not to be confused with the lid switch feature, which prevents the washing machine from operating when the lid opens, the lid lock does exactly as it sounds. It locks the washer’s lid into place during cycles.
Laundry room remodels are among the most common home improvement projects that homeowners take on. When you’re looking to save as much money as possible on your remodel, choosing energy-efficient appliances is always an excellent choice. You’ll not only end up with a remodel that virtually pays for itself, but you’ll also have a remodel that is cheaper upfront since laundry rooms are usually small in size.
A washing machine is often the most frequently used tool out of all of your home appliances. Unfortunately, various lacking washing machine brands shake violently, the washer’s basket flies out, or even catch on fire.
You have that brand new high capacity energy-efficient front-loading washing machine? You run your first load of laundry and soon find that your laundry room is a pond. The drain has overflowed and flooded the floor. What is the fix for a washing machine that drains to fast?
When you wash clothes, your top-loading machine may rely on an agitator to move the clothes through the water. This is how your clothes get clean. When your machine stops agitating, your clothes might end up looking less clean than you’d prefer.
Your dryer is one appliance that is in use nearly every day, so you become accustomed to the sound of it running. So, if there is something wrong with it, you’ll most likely catch it because it won’t sound the way it usually does. It’ll have an odd screech to it, which could be loud or quiet, depending on the problem.
In the past, you might have remembered how comforting and calming it was to gaze at the warmth of a night light. The warm glow always came from a wall and always was associated with a small lightbulb. Those tiny night light bulbs seem like they have only one purpose. But, dryers often have lights too. Can you use a night light bulb for your dryer?
When your top-loading washing machine breaks down, it can feel like a major hassle. And that is because you will oftentimes need to remove other components before you can get to the one causing the problems.
GE washing machines are considered to be a great addition to any type of home setup imaginable. Their front loading washers are particularly popular. Among repairmen, they’re known for durability. However, this doesn’t mean they are infallible. At times, glitches happen. A common issue you might notice is a front loader that keeps pausing at random. Ever wonder what this means?
Your dryer has one purpose, to dry clothing, towels, and other items using heated air. Therefore, it can be alarming to open your dryer and find water inside the drum or leaking underneath the appliance. Since your dryer’s main aim is to get rid of moisture, why is there water in your dryer?
Your clothes dryer is running perfectly. The only problem is it isn’t drying the clothing. The dryer is not even getting warm. More than likely, the thermal fuse that protects the dryer from overheating has failed. The question is, how do you test the thermal fuse on your dryer?
Doing the laundry is not a fun endeavor but technology has made it a lot easier than it used to be. Keeping the laundry going, you can take care of all the clothes for a family of four in a matter of hours. Talk about convenience.
We’ve all been there when we are stuck with a full load of laundry, and we are fresh out of laundry detergent. If running to the store isn’t an option, you may have been tempted to use a dishwashing pod in your washing machine to get the job done. Although a dishwashing pod and a laundry pod may look the same, these two cleaning pods function very differently.
When a dryer will not heat, our clothes and our routines suffer. We are going to show you how to troubleshoot the problem, and perform tests, that will help you figure out how to fix it.
Thanks to the invention of clothes dryers, we can dry large loads of laundry in no time. It’s a far cry from hanging clothes outside or near a fireplace. But, if your Samsung dryer isn’t heating, you might need to dust off your clothesline.
When your dryer smells like burning, it can be alarming, but you don’t need to panic. It could be a simple reason with an easy fix, so assess the situation before you start to fear the worst.
I’m obsessed with those beautiful laundry rooms on HGTV. If you have to spend long hours somewhere doing something as boring as laundry, at least the room could be beautiful. Maybe then the laundry would get folded and put away faster!
So, your washing machine cycle is finished, and you’re starting to move your freshly cleaned laundry to the dryer. However, you discover they’re sitting in a puddle of water that just won’t drain. Why is this happening and how do you remove this water?
You’re hurrying to finish yet another load of laundry. You throw the wet clothes into the dryer when, bam! The door popped back open on you, refusing to close.
Whirlpool washing machines are fully decked out with tons of safety amenities, and that includes small details like lid locks. A lid lock is a mechanism that prevents you from opening up the door on the washer’s top when the machine is running. This prevents people from getting injured, but there will be moments where you will want to bypass that lid lock for one reason or another. But how?
Noises coming from your dryer, especially when it’s tumble drying, is usually an indicator that there is a part in your dryer that needs to be replaced. However, if you don’t know what you’re looking for then this can be an issue when you are trying to diagnose the problem.
Doing laundry isn’t usually a fun chore, and a bad smell coming from your washer can make it even worse. Your washing machine is meant to clean your laundry, so why does it smell?
It’s frustrating when you finally have a day off, and you’re trying to catch up on laundry only to find out that your Whirlpool washer won’t spin even though it’s agitating. Now, you’re stuck with sopping wet, clean clothes that you must wring out by hand before transferring to the dryer.
What would we do without our trusted, reliable, and always ready washer and dryer? Unfortunately, at some point in our lifetimes, most of us will likely experience some interruption in the service of these unheralded appliances. The good news is in many cases these problems can be fixed at reasonable prices, and some fixes can even be done yourself.
It is commonplace to find either electric dryers or gas dryers in US homes. Both of them have their benefits and drawbacks. Some prefer the efficiency and energy-saving qualities of a gas dryer, and some prefer the cheaper outright cost and safety of an electric dryer.
Washing machines have come a long way in a short time. It was not all that long ago that they had basic functions and could really only perform certain washing tasks. But they really are quite something now. You can program specific wash types, set timer schedules, even access these options and other controls through your smartphone.
It’s frustrating to go and take out a fresh load of laundry from the dryer only to be met with a large, sopping wet mess. You heard it buzz and thought the clothes were dry, but for some reason, your dryer isn’t spinning. So what does it mean? What could be wrong with your appliance?
You know what goes on in your bathroom, so it’s important to clean your bathroom towels, rugs, and other linens regularly in order to remove soap scum, germs, and bacteria. While you may wash loads upon loads of towels each week, what about your bathroom rugs. More specifically, can you wash bathroom rugs with towels in the same load?
Having a washer and dryer in your home is a great time saver, and also very convenient. While having an in-home drier saves the time of lugging your clothes to the laundromat, it also means you are responsible for fixing it when it malfunctions. So what do you do then, when you notice your Samsung Dryer won’t start, but just clicks instead?
Nowadays, it’s hard to find a home that doesn’t have some kind of washer-dryer combination. Dryers in particular are incredibly useful, but in order for a dryer to work properly, there must be proper ventilation. In this article, the ins and outs of roof ventilation will be explained, and some common misconceptions will be dispelled as well.
If you’ve bought a washing machine recently, there is a good chance that you have a high-efficiency washing machine. These higher-tech machines are characterized by their larger capacity and lack of an agitator in the middle of the tub. If you still have regular laundry detergent, you might be wondering whether it’s safe to use in your HE washer.
If you’ve ever had to go shopping for electrical wire, you’re probably aware that there are numerous different types and sizes available. Different types of electrical wire serve different purposes, but aside from wire type, knowing the appropriate wire size, or gauge, is crucial to making the right choice.
It’s essential for washing machines to be in tip-top shape so they can wash your clothes and wring them out before you transfer them to your dryer. So, when your washer doesn’t spin, this becomes a significant issue and hinders you from throwing your clothing into the dryer. So, what is keeping your Roper washer from spinning?
When it comes to washing machines, a common question asked is are direct drive or belt drive washing machines better. In this review, we will be putting this question to rest. Should you get a belt drive or direct drive washing machine?
If you have ever heard a loud thud when turning on your washing machine, you have experienced water hammer. This noise results from a lack of air in the pipes, so there’s no cushion to absorb the water shock. If you notice this jolting noise when turning on your appliances, you need a water hammer arrestor.
If you are in the world of household appliance installation, you already know that dryers and vents are basically inseparable. That’s why people always are reminded to clean out their dryer vent. Lint gets caught there. But, what if you want to get a dryer without a vent. Is it possible? Is it safe?
Samsung washing machines are top of the line, and they’re the choice of many homeowners due to their consistency. However, problems can still arise, and various error codes appear on the digital display that is hard to make sense of. One common Samsung error code is “UR”, but what exactly does that even mean?
Your washing machine is one half of the equation that makes getting your laundry done conveniently. Load the washer, add the soap, and switch it to the appropriate setting and your washing machine will do the rest.
Kenmore makes some great washing machines, especially when it comes to their top-loading designs. They are notoriously safe machines too, which is why they have a specialty lid lock to prevent people from reaching in. The problem is, sometimes those locks work a bit too well. So, what happens when your top-loader suddenly won’t let the lid unlock?
Laundry rooms are as necessary as they are complicated and sometimes high-maintenance. They can be messy, cluttered, and quite loud during operation which is enough to annoy any homeowner. That alone has made many homeowners ask; does a laundry room need a door?
The washing machine seems to have completed its cycle, but you find water still standing in the tub. The clothes are still wet and no matter what you do, the washing machine doesn’t pump away the standing water. Why is there water in the bottom of your washing machine?
We rely on our appliances, to help us get through the day. Sometimes though, they break down, and that can be extremely frustrating. We know that feeling all too well, so, we are going to show you some solutions, for when your Whirlpool dryer won’t start but has power.
Running a washing machine is simple work, you throw the clothes in, dump the soap and start the machine. The rest is the machine’s job. However, installing a washer machine is a different story. There are many different components to this, to which the size of the drainpipe is perhaps the most important. So, what size drain pipe do you need for your washer?
Don’t you just hate when you start the dryer and walk away, only to find later the dryer turned itself off mid-cycle? Now, your Samsung dryer won’t start at all. There is a 10% chance your Samsung dryer has a blown thermal fuse.
When people want a quality washing machine, they often make a beeline to the Whirlpool section of their local appliance store. Whirlpool washers are famous for being great at washing clothes, not to mention highly durable. So, what happens when your Whirlpool washer doesn’t live up to its spotless rep? Once in a blue moon, you might hear of a Cabrio leaving residue on your clothes. Yikes!
Oops! You didn’t notice that red crayon in your kid’s pant pocket when you tossed the laundry into the dryer. Now, you have melted crayon stuck to the inside of your dryer (not to mention on your clothes). Learn how to get crayon out of a dryer before you assume your dryer is doomed.
It’s a frustrating situation. A washer load of clothes and a tub full of water and the Whirlpool washer decides to quit. Everything seems to be normal, yet the washer will not restart. Why do Whirlpool washers stop in the middle of a cycle?