Washers & Dryers

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How I Stopped That Moldy Smell in My Washer for Good

No matter how I cleaned my front-loading washer, the mildew smell kept coming back. Then I found a quick, easy way to solve the problem for good.

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How to Remove Lint and Avoid a Dryer Fire

Dryer fires are a danger to all households if clothes dryers are not properly maintained. With some simple steps you can help prevent a dryer fire.

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Bosch vs. Samsung Washing Machine—What We Chose

This article outlines the reasons why we chose a Samsung washing machine instead of sticking with our old Bosch washer.

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Washer Not Spinning? Try This First!

When the two washing machines in my life both quit and it turned out to be the same problem with each, I discovered an inexpensive DIY fix. Find out if it is the solution to your washer blues!

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Changing a 3-Prong Dryer Plug and Cord to a to 4-Prong Cord

You've moved into your new home, but the dryer plug doesn't fit. Here are some step-by-step instructions (with photos) for how to change out a 3-prong dryer plug for a new 4-prong cord.

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How to Change a 4-Prong Dryer Cord and Plug to a 3-Prong Cord

Your new home is perfect, except that the old dryer cord won't fit the new plug and no adapter will work. Here are instructions for replacing a 4-prong dryer cord with a 3-prong cord.

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How to Use a Wringer Washing Machine

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.

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How to Fix Washing Machine Drain Pipe Overflow

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.

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Buying a Wringer Washing Machine for Home Use

This article addresses how a wringer washer can be used today to save money. If you use a wringer washer or or are buying a wringer washing machine, there are a few things to consider.

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Noisy Clothes Dryer Noise Repair

Clothes dryers are pretty simple, but they can be confusing at the same time. Be sure to follow safety precautions while working on an appliance. There are a variety of sounds that a dryer can make that indicate that some sort of service is needed.

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Whirlpool Front-Load Washer Problems

A look at the advantages of Whirlpool front-load washing machines, and how to troubleshoot common problems you may experience if you already own one.

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How to Keep Your Condenser Dryer Running Efficiently

Step-by-step guide to maintaining a condenser tumble dryer complete with pictures. Keep your condenser dryer running more efficiently.

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Clothes Dryer Repair for Loud Noises, Overheating, and Not Spinning

Here are some common clothes dryer issues and how to repair them.

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Why Won't My Dryer Make Heat?

Clothes dryer won't produce heat? Dryer isn't drying? This article offers step-by-step advice for finding—and fixing—the problem.