Some sounds we must learn to live with, but the vibrating noise that can come from a washing machine does not have to be tolerated. For that reason, an experienced troubleshooter should become familiar with a whole list of ways for putting an end to that unwanted noise (vibrations from a working washer). (more…)
Despite what you might think, washer-makers did not remain blind to the fact that their appliance could shake. Consequently, washers do come with components that are supposed to limit the extent of any shaking. Still, those same components do not always work. Sometimes, a washing machine shakes, until a specific accessory has been added. (more…)
Anyone who is serious about collecting and storing wine should consider getting a wine freezer that is specialized for their collection. Many wine collectors start out by clearing space in their home or basement to store their bottles, waiting for the perfect time to open them and celebrate. But fluctuating temperatures and moisture levels make it possible for wine to spoil, meaning the bottles you’ve so patiently waited to enjoy may be compromised. (more…)
When it comes to a breakdown in your oven, one surprisingly common issue that may never have even occurred to you is a stuck oven door. Your oven sees a lot of use, and particularly in households with young children, may see a lot of wear. If your oven door is stuck open or closed, it will be inoperable. A sticky, unreliable door is also a safety hazard for tripping, children, and pets. (more…)
In most homes in Canada, heated water is provided through a large water heater that holds a large supply of water that is heated and ready for use. This hot water is stored and available at all times of the day, allowing you access to piping hot water whenever you need it. With tighter spaces, smaller and older homes, and close quarters have necessitated the creation of tankless water heaters. These small, efficient, and creative systems were created out of need, but provide a great water heating alternative to any homeowner or renovator. (more…)
If you want your hot water to just keep flowing and flowing, consider a tankless water heater.
In the long run you will save money with its use buy you may not realize this, due to initial costs being higher than the tank models. There are many reasons homeowners are making the switch to tankless. Some reasons are additional storage, lower energy bills and the endless hot water. (more…)
Yucky smells coming from your garbage disposal? If the answer is yes, then we have useful tips for making it smell clean and fresh. The first thing to know before cleaning is how a garbage disposal works. All the brands are basically made similarly. They have an upper hopper chamber and a lower hopper chamber. The debris of the food and water that drips from the upper hopper chamber is sent to the lower hopper and pushed within the drain. (more…)