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 …

3 Ways You May Be Damaging Your Washing Machine

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No one purposely breaks anything on their appliance. You don’t expect repairs, but they are coming. This becomes even truer when you play things a little fast and loose with the way you are supposed to use your appliance. When it comes to washers, they are easy to abuse. So if you want to stave off that next washer repair, …

How to Replace the Leg on Your Washer

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Every washer comes on four legs. Usually, they sit very close to the ground and you might not even notice that they are there. However, they are crucial for keeping your washer level, which not only helps in proper function but keeps it from rattling around obnoxiously during the spin cycle. While the washer has four legs, only the front …

Replacing The Lid Hinges on Your Top-Load Washer

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The lid hinges are designed to last probably longer than the lifespan of your top-load washer, and they are not something you think about. Yet, accidents happen. If the lid was pushed back too far, slammed too hard, or otherwise jostled is a way other than designed, the lid hinges can become damaged which will impede the lid’s ability to …