HOW TO SAVE MONEY ON APPLIANCE REPAIR

Before calling for repair consult your owners manual to check for warranty. If the manual is unavailable there may be information online. Make sure to check for limited warranties on parts. Limited warranty covers the part but not installation costs. To receive any warranty factory authorized service will need to be used. Call your local repair […]

ELIMINATE PESKY GREASE STAINS CAUSED BY YOUR WASHER

Have you ever put your clothes in the washer perfectly clean (ok, dirty, but perfectly clean otherwise), and have them come out of the dryer with pesky grease stains? You have to ask yourself if you did something wearing those clothes that would have caused the stains. When you realize there’s no way you had, you […]

HOW TO USE SMELLY WASHER

Using Smelly Washer the first time: Add a cap through the detergent dispenser (even liquid dispensers) or directly into the tub of an empty washer in the hottest setting. Use a cleaning or a soak cycle for worse cases. If odor persists or even smells worse repeat using a full load of laundry, preferably white […]

HOW TO CLEAN A WASHING MACHINE THAT STINKS

If your washing machine stinks, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Washer mildew and odors are one of the most common complaints among homeowners. However, it is possible to alleviate the smell through a few simple steps. ?Changing your washing habits and/or detergent used may be necessary to keep odor away. Identify Why Your Washing Machine […]

Should I Use Rinse Aid?

The purpose of this article is not to alarm but to give an informative, reliable alternative to using rinse aids.  The FDA states rinse aid is safe for ingestion. All manufacturers of dishwashers claim that for proper drying rinse aid must be used. A rinse aid’s only purpose is to aid in drying and reducing […]

FABRIC SOFTENER, DRYER SHEETS OR DRYER BALLS?

To freshen clothing many consumers add liquid fabric softener to their wash. Softener is dispensed in your washer by either gravity, centrifugal force or by suction created by flowing water and is simply too thick to be properly dispensed. Because softener is dispensed in the rinse cycle of a washing machine it leaves a residue […]

BLAME YOUR WASHER IF YOUR TOWELS SMELL

There’s nothing quite like stepping out of a long, luxurious shower and wrapping yourself in a plush, freshly-laundered towel that smells like mold But wait! Before you kick your towels to the curb, consider the underlying cause. It’s not your towels fault that they stink it’s actually your washer that’s to blame. What Makes Your […]

3 SURPRISING CULPRITS THAT ARE MAKING YOUR WASHING MACHINE STINK

We’ve all experienced it. You get out of the shower and grab a fresh towel or pull a clean shirt over your head, only to smell mildew. But don’t blame your clothes the smell is actually coming from your washing machine. If your washing machine is stinky there are several possible causes. Residual Water Washing machines are […]

LAUNDRY ROOM ESSENTIALS

A properly stocked laundry room can make a huge difference in how clean and fresh your clothing is. It’s also good to know there are options besides using harsh chemicals Natural Essentials A lot of people are of the belief that it’s necessary to use harsh chemicals, such as bleach, to eliminate mildew and odors […]

CAN WASHER MILDEW BE HARMFUL TO YOUR HEALTH?

Let’s just answer this one right out of the gate. YES! Mold, mildew, and fungus can be harmful to your health. Mold is a growth of fungi that lives and feeds off an organic matter in moist conditions. Damp clothes left in your washer, residual water, lint, hair, and detergent suds can all lead to […]