3 Clever Ways You Can Make Money With Old Appliances

If you have a few old appliances sitting around, or if you are looking for a creative way to make a little extra cash, here are two clever ways you can make money with old appliances. #1 Sell Them For Scrap Money One of the easiest ways to make a little cash off of your old appliances is to sell them for the scrap metal. In order to do so, you need to own a pick-up truck or a trailer that you can haul your appliances with.

How To Get Your Appliances To Last Longer

Buying large appliances, like a refrigerator and washing machine, is a considerable investment. The last thing you want to do is have to replace a broken washer only a couple years after you purchased it. The following tips will help you prolong the life of some different types of appliances. Washer and Dryer Your washer and dryer are most likely among the biggest investments in your home as far as appliances go.

Should You Repair Or Replace Your Fridge?

Is your fridge not keeping things cool like it once was, or is it making strange noises that have you worried? If so, it’s likely time to decide whether you should repair or replace this appliance. The following guide can help you make the best decision. #1: How old is your fridge? Older refrigerators can eat a lot of electricity, resulting in high energy bills. If you have an older fridge and you aren’t sure how much it is costing to use, use the calculator provided by Energystar.

Furnace Failures: What You Need To Know About Troubleshooting The Draft Inducer

Your furnace functions by drawing air into the system, passing it through a heat exchanger and then routing it out to your home through a vent pipe into your air ducts. A small fan component, called a draft inducer, pulls the air into the furnace to start this cycle. Since this inducer plays such a vital role in the operation of your furnace, it’s important to know the early signs that it’s failing and the basics of how to address it.

Managing Air Conditioner Condensate Leaks in the Office

The air conditioning process of an A/C unit usually gives off water as a byproduct. Most air conditioners have an inbuilt system to get rid of this water. However, there are times when this inbuilt drainage system falls short when it comes to preventing water spillages.   Having a pool of water around the office creates risks of injury. It also makes the office an eyesore while also increasing the risks of damage to moisture-sensitive property such as electronics and furniture.

Mold In Your Front End Washing Machine: Fixes And Prevention

You may love your front end washer for many reasons; it’s fast, uses less water and detergent, it’s quieter than a top-loader and it seems to be gentler on your clothing. But sooner or later you will no doubt encounter the front loader’s dirty little secret: mold. It not only smells bad, mold and mildew may also be problematic for people with sensitivities. Why does your front end washer grow mold? Much of the problem lies in the tight rubber seal that top loading machines don’t have.

Washer Smelling Like Rotten Eggs Or Mildew? What Should You Do?

If you’ve recently noticed a sour smell emanating from your front-loading washer, you may just assume you need to wipe down the seals or interior with a dry cloth. However, depending upon the type of smell, you may need to take more drastic action. Read on to learn more about what can cause a mildewed, moldy, or rotten egg smell within your washer – as well as what you should to do to ensure your clothes remain sweet-smelling.

Troubleshooting And Fixing Your Washing Machine

Today’s modern conveniences provide us with all kinds of excellent things. One of these things is the modern day washing machine. No longer do we have to wash our clothing and bedding in a wooden tub with a washboard. But having a washing machine can come with some issues if it breaks down on you the night before the big interview. Here are some ways you can figure out what might be wrong with your washing machine, and how to fix it:

Prolong The Life Of Your Refrigerator With These 2 Tips

Your refrigerator is one of the most important appliances in your home, but it’s easy to forget about it when it is working well. If you want to make sure that your refrigerator continues to store and cool your food properly, regular maintenance is essential. Here are some tips that will prolong the life of your refrigerate and keep it in good shape. Clean Coils If you’re like many people, you have not moved your refrigerator away from the wall in some time.

What to Do When Your Dishwasher Has Dirty Standing Water

Dishwashers are notoriously prone to clogging and not draining properly due to the kinds of materials it consistently cleans from your dishes. Food particles, broken plastic utensils even stickers you forgot to remove from cups and plates. If your dishwasher is having a problem where its standing water is dirty, this could be the result of a clog, but also of a malfunctioning part. The good news is that by looking at the water stuck in your dishwasher, you have already narrowed down the problem.