Talking About Appliance Repairs

What Type Of Air Conditioner Is Right For You?

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If your air conditioner is getting old or is starting to show signs of wear and tear, then it might be time to get an upgrade. However, it can be pretty tough to pick out a unit that satisfies all of your needs and doesn’t cost a fortune. Thankfully, there are a number of different types out there, so even if a regular central AC system isn’t the best choice for you, there might be something that is. Read More»

How To Change A Whirlpool Dryer Heating Element

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Changing the heating element in your Whirlpool dryer is one of the easiest do-it-yourself appliance repairs. Dryer heating elements commonly fail, so learning how to do this simple maintenance is very worthwhile. If you can replace your heating element instead of buying a brand new dryer, you can save a lot of money. This article explains how to easily change a heating element in a Whirlpool dryer. Accessing the Main Compartment Read More»

Nothing's Cold! 4 Signs Your Fridge May Be On The Fritz

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You might not think about your refrigerator very often, especially if it’s working properly. You place your food in it and everything stays nice and cold – just the way you like it. Unfortunately, refrigerators have a habit of breaking down when you least expect them to. Luckily, you can reduce the chances of facing an unexpected breakdown by paying attention to the subtle hints of impending doom that your refrigerator might be providing you with. Read More»

How To Clean And Improve Your Refrigerator's Evaporator System

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The evaporator in a normal refrigerator is a key element to the unit’s ability to cool. If the evaporator is not working, refrigerant will not flow through the lines as necessary. This means that your refrigerator motor will need to work hard to maintain a constant, cool temperature. Of course, this ultimately means that you are wasting money and shortening the lifespan of your refrigerator. Luckily, you can clean your evaporator on your own to make sure it is running at maximum efficiency. Read More»

How To Test And Replace The Three Terminal Bucket Switch In A Non-Functional Dehumidifier

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A dehumidifier is a valuable part of an air conditioning system if you live in an area with high humidity during the summer months. The dehumidifier ensures that the air coming into your HVAC system isn’t too moist, which can lead to more rapid erosion of parts and lead to mold and mildew problems. If your dehumidifier has suddenly ceased functioning, the problem might be in the bucket switch, which checks to see whether the drain bucket is full then turns off the unit to prevent overflow. Read More»