When a shower doesn’t drain correctly, many homeowners persist in attempting to unclog it, but it’s ineffective. Often the issue is not immediately visible and can be found in a different part of the house entirely. A shower draining poorly that isn’t clogged may result from P-Trap problems, a broken tub lever, a blocked vent, […]
A fish smell coming from the bathroom is very unpleasant and leaves homeowners wondering what animal may have died somewhere hidden. It’s best to find the root cause of a fish smell quickly because it can actually be a fire hazard. A fish smell coming from your bathroom is most often caused by an electrical
If your washing machine door is stuck, you may be concerned about ruining your laundry or even damaging the machine itself. Fortunately, there are a few easy methods to manually open a stuck washing machine door, even if the door is stuck due to a power outage. To open a stuck washing machine door (even
A washing machine detergent tray that remains full of water after the cycle can be concerning and inconvenient. Fortunately, there are simple actions homeowners can take to prevent excess water, and the problem isn’t usually serious. Washing machine detergent draws commonly remain full of water due to a faulty drawer cup (or fabric conditioner lid).
A smoking washing machine is extremely concerning and a significant fire hazard. Fortunately, there are some simple diagnostic checks you can carry out to determine the root cause of the problem. A smoking washing machine is most often caused by a loose washing machine drum rubbing on the rubber door seal. A loose drum is
A washing machine leak not only creates a mess inside the house but can also damage internal components. Where the leak occurs at the bottom of the washing machine and only during the filling cycle, it’s often easy to locate the root cause. Your washing machine may leak from the bottom during the fill cycle
If you put a load of laundry in your washing machine and it starts to shake, you might have balance issues. Although it might not seem significant at first, instability can lead to severe problems if not dealt with quickly. Twist the leveling feet at the bottom of the top load washer to level it.
A stacked washer and dryer weighs around 350lbs and without the correct technique, can be very challenging to move. Fortunately, there are effective techniques to move the dryer off the washer separately or to easily move the washer and dryer as a unit. Move a stacked washer and dryer by first undoing the stacking kit
Occasionally fabric softener gets left in the soap drawer even after a full cycle. This causes your clothes to not be washed properly and could further damage your washing machine. Luckily the fix is straightforward and can be done easily at home. Washing machines not taking fabric softener is often due to a mold buildup
It can be extremely frustrating when you notice a pool of water at the bottom of your washing machine drum. Whilst this is a common and alarming problem, leaving it can cause further damage to both your washing machine and your clothes. Water can appear in your washing machine drum due to a faulty water