How to Check a Front Load Washer’s Drain Trap

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Is your washer having some problems draining properly? This is a common issues that can have a number of causes. However, before you start shopping for replacement drain motors or looking up appropriate standpipe adjustments, there is one super easy culprit you can check with very minimal disassembly – the drain trap. Many front load washers have a drain trap …

Have You Checked Your Washer Hose Lately?

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The great thing about appliances is that most of the parts involved are designed to have a similar lifespan. However, in washers, sometimes one particular part manifests malfunction before anything else — the hose. Like a tube of rubber, you might expect the washer hose to be pretty sturdy, but it actually has a higher chance of failing before any …

What Causes a Washing Machine to Smell?

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If you have been chasing a funky smell around your house, you may find yourself looking at an appliance you didn’t expect – the washing machine. As with any appliance that can use water, your washing machine can develop a funk that comes from the growth of mildew and mold. However, upon investigation, you may not be able to find …

Why a Washer is Leaking from the Bottom?

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Did you come back to your laundry room to find a puddle underneath your washer? Unfortunately, this isn’t a one-time occurrence. If your washer is leaking, it is an indication of a problem, but what should you be checking first? For your own safety, before investigating a washer leak, you should disconnect the washer from the electricity. Check the Hoses …

Simple Solution For Washer Not Agitating

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What do you do when you go to start a new load of laundry, only to find that your top-loading washer isn’t washing your clothes? Instead of replacing the washer, try replacing the agitator dogs! This easy fix will save money, and in most cases, will get you back up and running in no time at all. Your top-loading washer …

Are Top Load or Front Load Washer Easier to Repair?

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The debate about which is better – top load or front load – among washers is a debate that rages to this day. Each has distinct benefits that should affect your choice. What shouldn’t affect your choice is which model is easier to repair. However, while that shouldn’t affect your purchase, there will come a day where you will need …