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  • The contactor is a fairly simple part of your air conditioner and is really quite easy to repair or replace if it's your problem. Learn how a contactor works, how to check it, and repair or replace it if needed.

    Your Air Conditioning Contactor and How to Replace It

    Your Air Conditioning Contactor and How to Replace It

    by Dan Reed4

  • Washer overflowing? I explain five ways to fix it: installing a sink, using a lint catcher, regular use of enzymes to keep it clear, using a snake, and changing to a front-loading washer.

    How to Fix Washing Machine Drain Pipe Overflow

    How to Fix Washing Machine Drain Pipe Overflow

    by Virginia Kearney61

  • Flushing and draining your hot water heater is basic maintenance that's easy to do. Learn how to drain your tank fast and help improve the recovery time and efficiency of your water heater. Save money, get tips, and increase the life of your water tank with these easy to follow instructions.

    How to Drain a Water Heater Fast (With Pictures)

    How to Drain a Water Heater Fast (With Pictures)

    by Dan Reed18

  • There are many benefits of a dehumidifier for your home. Health, mold, dust mites, wood, surfaces, and electronics can all be negatively effected by too much moisture in the air. Learn how a dehumidifier can preserve health and home.

    Benefits of a Dehumidifier in Your Home

    Benefits of a Dehumidifier in Your Home

    by Melody Trent1

  • I measured the humidifier fan as drawing 60 watts. That won't change - if we run it for eight hours, it will pull nearly half a Killowatt hour. Of course, that doesn't reflect its true operating cost: those filters are expensive and we were using a fair amount of vinegar to clean it.

    Save Electricity by Using a Vaporizer Instead of a Humidifier

    Save Electricity by Using a Vaporizer Instead of a Humidifier

    by Tony Lawrence9

  • Replacing your air conditioner fuses is cheap, easy, and fast. Learn what your fuses do, how to get new ones, and how to switch them out.

    How to Replace Air Conditioning Fuses

    How to Replace Air Conditioning Fuses

    by Dan Reed53

  • An overview for each type of material used to make sinks. And an in-depth look at everyone's favorite sink material, stainless steel sinks!

    What Is My Kitchen Sink Made Of?

    What Is My Kitchen Sink Made Of?

    by India Arnold25

  • A water dispenser is great for providing safe drinking water. The Primo Water Dispenser is one of the least expensive units and also dispenses instant hot and cold water.

    My Review of the Primo Water Dispenser

    My Review of the Primo Water Dispenser

    by Marlene Bertrand19

  • The DW743 flip over saw is a classic icon on building sites everywhere, this hub is my expert review from a professional owner and daily user. I wrote this hub because I rely on my DW743 every day to earn my living and I love the fact that it...

    DW743 Flip Over Saw from DeWALT

    DW743 Flip Over Saw from DeWALT

    by Ian Anderson10

  • Counter-top Convection oven information and review for inquisitive shoppers. Learn the differences between convection, toaster and range ovens. Then find out why Oster is the best convection oven on the market.

    Oster Convection Oven Review

    Oster Convection Oven Review

    by Melody Trent1

  • Despite the poor economy due to the Great Depression, magazines advertised a host of modern products. Kitchen appliances of 1932 offered clean, safe operation and freed up time for housewives.

    Vintage Kitchen Appliances of the 1930s

    Vintage Kitchen Appliances of the 1930s

    by Dolores Monet8

  • A comparison article of the larger upright vacuum cleaners from Dyson -- the DC33, DC40 and DC41, ultimately determining which offers 'you' the best overall value given its price tag.

    Dyson DC33 Vs DC40 Vs DC41 - How Do they Compare?

    Dyson DC33 Vs DC40 Vs DC41 - How Do they Compare?

    by vacuum-guy1

  • If you have a lingering odor in the kitchen, it may be the refrigerator. This article demonstrates how to clean your refrigerator and offers a couple of tips and tid bits that you may not have considered when doing this chore in the past.

    How to Clean a Smelly Refrigerator

    How to Clean a Smelly Refrigerator

    by Dan Reed64

  • With the cost of electricity on the increase, an energy monitoring adapter is a useful device which can measure and track the energy consumption of a home appliance. Costing about $15, the adapter can be plugged into a standard wall socket and can display several parameters about the appliance connected to it.

    Checking Power Consumption of Appliances With an Energy Monitoring Adapter

    Checking Power Consumption of Appliances With an Energy Monitoring Adapter

    by Eugene Brennan1

  • A review of both the slide in electric range with downdraft options on the market and an added review of an alternative electric cooktop with downdraft after listening to you, my readers.

    The Best Slide-In Electric Range With Downdraft

    The Best Slide-In Electric Range With Downdraft

    by Brandon Lobo47

  • What does a flame sensor do? How can I clean a flame sensor? A dirty flame sensor can cause furnace problems, including a furnace that won't stay on. This simple repair tip could save you $100-$150.

    How to Clean a Furnace Flame Sensor

    How to Clean a Furnace Flame Sensor

    by Dan Reed93

  • Cleaning your furnace fan thoroughly may not be as hard as you think. The dirt in it however may be much more than you think. See step by step, how to access, clean and re-install your blower motor and squirrel cage.

    How to Clean a Furnace Fan (With Pictures)

    How to Clean a Furnace Fan (With Pictures)

    by Dan Reed5

  • If you wake up in a blizzard and find yourself without heat as I did this morning, there are a few things that you might want to try before you give up and call for repair. Even if you can't fix the problem yourself, you may be able to determine at least some information about what is causing the malfunction and that information can sometimes be very useful to the people who will ultimately come to fix it.

    Troubleshooting a Coleman Forced-Hot-Air Furnace Limit Switch

    Troubleshooting a Coleman Forced-Hot-Air Furnace Limit Switch

    by Tony Lawrence49

  • Learn how to sharpen a lawn mower blade or blades, intended for the homeowner. Lawn mower blade sharpening is not difficult and can be done by most homeowners without much effort.

    Lawn Mower Blade Sharpening for the Homeowner

    Lawn Mower Blade Sharpening for the Homeowner

    by Dan Harmon7

  • I had so much trouble with my new LG dishwasher that I returned it after one week and got a different brand. What went wrong with my LG dishwasher and which model is better than LG?

    LG Dishwasher Review: I Got a Lemon!

    LG Dishwasher Review: I Got a Lemon!

    by Dr Penny Pincher5

  • Having a wood stove in the home has so many benefits. From lowering the electric bill to releasing stress, the wood stove should be an important consideration when considering the type of heating you would like to use for your home.

    My Wood Stove: Why I Need and Love It

    My Wood Stove: Why I Need and Love It

    by Cynthia Calhoun30

  • Cleaning your air conditioning coils doesn't just make the unit look better. This easy to perform maintenance will save you money, extend the life of your condensor and help to prevent the breakdown of air conditioner parts often caused by overheating. Do it yourself in just a few easy to follow steps.

    How to Clean Air Conditioner Coils (With Pictures)

    How to Clean Air Conditioner Coils (With Pictures)

    by Dan Reed12

  • The aim of this article is to guide you in finding the best heat pump water heater. Here, you will find information and tips on hybrid water heaters in general as well as reviews and recommendations.

    Best Heat Pump Water Heaters 2015

    Best Heat Pump Water Heaters 2015

    by Toasty Reviews13

  • These are step by step instructions to figure out how much money you spend on heating, how much is wasted, and how much a new furnace can save on your gas bill. You'll feel more confident about choosing your new furnace and knowing what to expect from it.

    Comparing the Cost of a New Furnace to How Much You'll Save

    Comparing the Cost of a New Furnace to How Much You'll Save

    by Dan Reed2

  • Replacing the gasket on your refrigerator is easy. This simple repair can offer many benefits for little cost and in little time. These step by step instructions will tell you what you need, how to do it and how to check if it needs done.

    How to Replace the Gasket Seal on a Refrigerator/Freezer Door

    How to Replace the Gasket Seal on a Refrigerator/Freezer Door

    by Dan Reed5

  • If you want to install solar panels and are concerned about the cost, consider a DIY solar panel kit. They include solar panels, inverter and charge controller - everything you need to go solar and can be installed by the average homeowner. Solar panel kits are excellent for RVs, boats, pools, shops/garages and more.

    Inexpensive Power with DIY Solar Panel Kits

    Inexpensive Power with DIY Solar Panel Kits

    by Stephanie Hicks40

  • Lately I have noticed a large number of low-priced miniature robotic vacuums available for sale. I decided to pick up one and run it through some tests. My choice, the Clean Robot, is sometimes referred to as the Sweep Robot.

    Review of the Clean Robot

    Review of the Clean Robot

    by Walter Shillington5

  • A how-to with photos and discussion, showing how to use a wringer washing machine - a good solution when limited water, power, or other resources are available.

    How to Use a Wringer Washing Machine

    How to Use a Wringer Washing Machine

    by Joilene Rasmussen52

  • The best way to make any significant purchase is with sufficient knowledge. Get a basic understanding of an A/C system so you aren't taken advantage of when going to buy one. Plus get tips on how to maintain your new air conditioning unit.

    How Not to Get Ripped Off When Buying a New Air Conditioner

    How Not to Get Ripped Off When Buying a New Air Conditioner

    by Dan Reed7

  • Reviews and tips for using non-electric space heaters. Be prepared for a power outage or disaster. Great source of heat when off grid.

    Non-Electric Space Heaters

    Non-Electric Space Heaters

    by Carolan Ross34

  • There is "To be or not to be". There is "Wherefore art thou Romeo". Then there is "How often should I replace my furnace's air filter?" While I'm not sure where Romeo is or if one should be or not, I can help with the answer to the latter.

    How Often Should I Change My Furnace's Air Filter?

    How Often Should I Change My Furnace's Air Filter?

    by Dan Reed3

  • When the two washing machines in my life both quit, and it turned out to be the same problem with each, it seemed a clear message from the cosmos: write a Hub about this inexpensive DIY fix. Find out if it is the solution to your washer blues!

    Washer Not Spinning?  Try This First!

    Washer Not Spinning? Try This First!

    by Doc Snow18

  • Instead of spending a lot of money on a new air conditioner, learn how to make one yourself! It's simple and easy to make.

    Making a Homemade Air Conditioner

    Making a Homemade Air Conditioner

    by Brittany Banks3

  • Understand the proper working order of a furnace, so that you can pinpoint problems and repair them, or know what to tell the people who will. Understand what all those parts in your furnace are for.

    How to Figure Out What Is Wrong With Your Furnace

    How to Figure Out What Is Wrong With Your Furnace

    by Dan Reed157

  • Ceiling fans can cut your energy bill by 10 to 40 percent, depending on your individual heating and cooling habits. That statistic alone should be enough to convince you to purchase a ceiling fan – or two. But how do you go about finding the best one for your home? This article will show you how. Just think, can be saving money in no time!

    How to Find the Best Ceiling Fan for Your Home

    How to Find the Best Ceiling Fan for Your Home

    by Linda Chechar8

  • This article will explain how to troubleshoot your furnace when the heat stops working and you see 3 blinking lights on your furnace. There are a few ways to check and fix this problem.

    Fixing a Pressure Sensor Switch

    Fixing a Pressure Sensor Switch

    by Jesse Unk0

  • Is your window air conditioner installed properly? These tips will help you know what is needed to correctly install your unit as well as how to store it and locate the best place to install it to maximize your cooling ability.

    How to Properly Install a Window Air Conditioner

    How to Properly Install a Window Air Conditioner

    by Dan Reed4

  • Does your furnace make more noise than you care to hear? Here I'll help you diagnose noises common to residential furnaces. The problems are often simple and cheap to fix.

    How to Quiet a Noisy Furnace

    How to Quiet a Noisy Furnace

    by Dan Reed105

  • One of our complaints about the GE was that it didn't seem to wash very well. We happen to be big water drinkers and we filter our tap water rather than contributing to more pollution with bottled water. We had noticed with the GE that we'd see little soap bubbles if we didn't rinse our glasses before using them. We could also taste it - we wouldn't have noticed it with milk or juice, but it s

    Problems With Soap Bubble Suds in Bosch Dishwasher—No Solution Yet

    Problems With Soap Bubble Suds in Bosch Dishwasher—No Solution Yet

    by Tony Lawrence137

  • Dishwashers have become more efficient in the way they use water and electricity, but how can you tell the good from the bad? This article explores the nature of dishwashers to help you choose.

    Energy Efficient Dishwashers and How They Work

    Energy Efficient Dishwashers and How They Work

    by watergeek6

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