Diagnosing Your Dryer Problems

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If you need help diagnosing your dryer problems, this guide will prove to be very valuable to you. There are many problems that can occur to any dryer. Most problems are caused by simple wear and tear from prolonged use. There are other problems, however, that can occur due to other factors. Sure, you could hang your clothes out to dry. It’ll take longer even on very bright and sunny days. What if it’s raining? Clothes certainly won’t dry out in the rain. Before you call a pro for dryer repair, check these areas.

Problem 1: No Heat From Dryer

This could be a few things. First, it depends on what type of dryer you have. Gas dryers rely on a gas line to heat up, so with those dryers, you’ll want to ensure that the gas line is working and that it is opened up enough to allow the gas to flow through. If you call a dryer service, they will want to know what type you have.

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If you don’t have a gas dryer, it’s definitely an electric dryer. If the house you live in is quite old, it may still use a fuse box. If that’s the case, check the fuses that your dryer uses first. Since electric dryers rely on electrical energy to heat up, they need a working current. In some cases, with fuses, the dryer may turn on and rotate, but won’t heat up. This could be due to one of two fuses being faulty and needing to be replaced. If you have a circuit breaker box instead, try resetting the circuits that control the dryer. You may also need a dryer heating element.

Problem 2: Bad Thermal Fuse

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If the above methods do not fix the heat issue, the other cause is probably a bad thermal fuse. I suggest hiring a professional dryer repair technician to take care of this problem. Thermal fuses in a dryer can blow on account of power surges or other problems, such as old age.

 Problem 3: Dryer Works For a While Then Stops

If you turn on your dryer and it runs for a short period of time and then stops suddenly, it could be due to a faulty thermostat. It could also be due to a faulty thermal resistor or thermal fuse. Faulty, in this case, basically means that it isn’t 100% broken yet, but will be soon. This explains why it will work for a short period of time before abruptly stopping. You will definitely want to hire a professional appliance repair company for any of these problems.

 Problem 4: My Dryer Won’t Start!

This is more of a common problem, as it can happen due to a number of reasons. The first thing would be of course to reset the circuit breakers or replace the fuses if they are blown. Your dryer also has an internal fuse. If it gets fried, the dryer will fail to start. Depending on the type of dryer you own, it may have a knob that can be pushed in to start it. You can try removing the knob and cleaning it thoroughly so that it engages properly. Find a local dryer repair service for further help with your dryer!

Is Your Oven Baking Right? Quick Tips to Find Out

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When you start hearing complaints from your family about food not baked well, blame the oven! This special appliance will serve you for years but with no regular oven service, it will come a day that it won’t bake evenly or heat up well. Nothing strange about such problems! Meals might lose their taste and get tainted just because of the built-up grease inside the appliance. That’s natural too! The more you use the appliance, the faster you will encounter issues. READ MORE

How to Ensure Dishwasher Longevity

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How careful are you when you load or unload the dishwasher? This might sound like a strange question to you, but both actions are determinant to the appliance’s condition. Let us explain better. Let us start by saying that dishwashers will eventually break down. The more often they are used, the sooner they will start having some problems. In such cases, you will naturally need the help of a dishwasher repair man. READ MORE

Smart Washer Maintenance Tips to Keep the Appliance in Perfect Working Order

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Washers work hard, but the fact is that you work harder and the last thing you want is to hand-wash clothes let alone linen. The problem is that frequent use and hard water will take their toll on your washing machine. One day it will start making noise or rock like a queen-star on the stage. It goes without saying that particular problems must be fixed by a certified washing machine technician. You will have no way of knowing which parts to check, which parts to replace, and how to replace them.

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The Best Refrigerator Maintenance Tips

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Let us call a spade a spade, fridge problems are bad news! Let us kindly remind you that these lovely kitchen appliances already consume too much energy. Problematic ones will consume even more. Bad news for your pocket! And then it’s the fridge’s parts. There will come a day when they will either break or even wear and then the refrigerator won’t cool right. Bad news for your food (pocket too). On top of that, you might also expect some leaks here and there – a simple indication that fridge repairs are needed now.

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How to Prolong the Lifespan of Home Appliances

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In order to know how to prolong the lifespan of your home appliances, it’s important to know which factors affect their condition. Only then you can take some preventive measures to minimize wear and expand their lifespan. It’s worth mentioning that manufacturers provide an average estimate of each appliance’s life expectancy. But how accurate are these predictions? And should you keep an appliance long after its life expectancy? Let us examine these matters one by one.

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The Best Tips for Clean Ovens

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The sticky, black grime built-up inside the oven is hardly good for your health. So when we talk about keeping ovens clean, we basically aim at ensuring your health. And let’s face it. With frequent chicken roasting, the oven is bound to get filthy. What’s left behind (aside from chicken leftovers) is grease and grime, which will eventually turn into carbon. The bad news is that the appliance will start emitting intense odors tainting your next baking projects and possibly causing a fire. When it comes to problems, that’s easy. You simply call your oven repair tech to take care of any issue. But when it comes to oven cleaning, that’s on you. Let’s see what you can do! READ MORE

3 Ways to Keep Your Washing Machine in Tip Top Condition

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No matter how often you use the washer, the appliance must wash well. Clothing must smell good! If not, there is a problem. And that’s when you will need a washing machine service tech to take a look. But problems are not always related to the appliance. They are often caused by hard-water. Why, you ask? READ MORE