Learn How To Quickly Defrost A Freezer


If the door to your freezer won't close because of ice that has accumulated on the interior parts of it, learn how to quickly defrost it with the following tips. After the freezer has been defrosted, the appliance will be energy efficient and food that is stored inside of it will remain fresh.   Materials coolers  ice cubes trash bags vinyl tarps vinegar water  spray bottle towels pots of boiling water (various sizes) spatula soapy sponge Store The Food And Begin Melting The Ice

3 August 2015

When Replacing A Furnace Makes Sense


Having a heater that works correctly and efficiently in the winter months is very important. It gives you the necessary level of comfort and provides protection from the bitter cold. But there are many times when furnaces will stop working in one way or another. At this point, you will have to make a decision. Are you going to repair the furnace or should you replace it altogether? This decision is not always clear.

28 May 2015

Troubleshooting A Loud, Noisy Refrigerator


One of the most common issues people have with their refrigerators is noise. While every refrigerator will emit a low, humming sound, it should be fairly constant and blend into the background. If the refrigerator alternatively becomes very loud or starts rattling, there's likely something wrong with it. It may be operating fine now, but will likely break down later on. Check the Evaporator Motor Pull the refrigerator out and examine the fan at the back of it that is expelling warm air.

20 May 2015

4 Reasons Your RV Propane Fridge Is Not Staying Cool


When you are out on the road with your RV, you depend on your refrigerator to keep your food cool. If your fridge starts acting up, and isn't keeping your food as cool as you would like, one of these culprits is probably behind the problem. Make Sure Your RV Is Level  If your fridge has been working fine, and then suddenly starts acting funky after you have parked in a location that is not perfectly even, the ground outside might be the problem.

13 May 2015

Tips For Troubleshooting An Unresponsive Electric Stove Burner


Although watching it may not really keep your pot of water from boiling, a faulty burner certainly could. If there's a burner on your stove that isn't heating the way that it should, you'll need to take some steps to narrow down the problem. Here are some of the most common causes of burner issues and tips to help you fix them. Bad Burner Connection If the burner of your electric stove is loose, it isn't going to make solid contact to heat the coils.

9 May 2015

Don't Get Down In The Dumps About A Faulty Garbage Disposal


A garbage disposal may be one of those things that you don't really think about- until it fails to work as it should. Problems with garbage disposals can bring everyday activities and a smooth-running kitchen to a screeching halt, and should be dealt with imminently. Before you fret and fume, try a few simple tactics to pin-point the issue, and know when it is time to call an appliance repairman or plumber.

6 May 2015

Moving Into Your First Home? 3 Furnishings to Splurge On


Moving into your first home is certainly exciting, but it can also be quite nerve-wracking. You've probably just made the biggest investment in your life, which means that you've become very price conscious. However, now that you have your new house, you need to furnish it so that it can become a home. When it comes to furnishing your home, you may want to spend as little as possible, especially since you just spent so much on the house; however, while picking items with the lowest price tags can be great for certain things (think tablecloths, curtains, and shower curtains), there are certain items you are going to want to splurge on.

1 May 2015