Improving Appliance Reliability

How to Extend Washing Machine Hoses

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If your are moving your washing machine around the room, you don’t need to relocate the plumbing. You just need to extend the hose. Extending the hoses also prevents leakage. You should be able to do extend the hoses yourself. Here are tips to extend washing machine hoses. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: work gloves tape measure rag bucket pliers flat-blade screwdriver plumbing tape three-fourths inch by three-fourths inch male connector braided metal supply hoses drain hose extension kit curved pipe form (optional) Shut off the water, and unplug the washer. Read More»

4 Tools To Increase The Life Of Your Refrigerator

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Whether you’ve just invested in a new refrigerator or you’ve been given a hand-me-down from grandma’s estate, you want your item to last as long as possible. Most refrigerators come with a standard manufacturer’s warranty to cover defects, and they extend anywhere from 90 days to five years. But with these four simple tools and some routine maintenance, consumers can greatly extend the life of their refrigerator, making their investment last up to 20 years or longer. Read More»

4 Ways to Remedy Uneven Cooling in Your Home

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When it comes to cooling your house, you don’t want to experience uneven cooling. Uneven cooling means that the temperature in your home is not consistent. This is a widespread problem for multilevel homes, with even central air sometimes being unable to consistently cool the entirety of the house in a coherent manner. Don’t fret, however. There are plenty of ways to ameliorate this situation. Thankfully, a few are listed throughout the course of this brief article. Read More»