How To Test The Defrost Heater On A Refrigerator


Is your refrigerator freezing foods as well as your freezer? Loss of defrosting within the refrigerator can trace back to a malfunctioning defrost heater. Checking to see if the defrost heater is the culprit is easy if you have a multi-meter with a continuity testing setting. Note that you will want to remove the food from your fridge before performing the test if you haven't done so already due to the defrosting issue.

5 April 2016

Solutions For Softening Hard Water


Hard water is water that has a high mineral content, and it can cause mayhem in the home. Luckily, there are solutions for softening hard water. If you live in an area where calcium, magnesium, limestone, and chalk invade your water supply, you can use the following three solutions to soften your water: #1: Boil It You can soften water in the kitchen by boiling it. When water reaches its boiling point, certain types of hardness called temporary hardness are removed.

3 March 2016

Common Culprits Of Mold And Mildew Odors In A Front-Load Washing Machine


With powerful rotations, incredible cleaning power, and water efficiency, it is easy to see why so many people go for a front-load washing machine when they shop at an appliance store. Even though this washing machine model offers a lot of desirable features, there is one stinky problem that you may find to be upsetting if it finds your way into your washing machine. Unfortunately, front-load washing machines are notorious for developing a bad odor caused by mold or mildew buildup.

29 May 2015