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How to Remove A Spray Arm From A Whirlpool Dishwasher

How to Remove A Spray Arm From A Whirlpool Dishwasher

There may come a time when you will have to remove or replace the lower spray arm assembly in your Whirlpool dishwasher. The water pump is accessible underneath the spray arm. Although upon first glance it may seem molded to the bottom of the dishwasher, it is actually quite simple to remove. The av......[Read More]
How to Repair a Ceiling Fan Light

How to Repair a Ceiling Fan Light

There are always small repairs to do around a house and occasionally they require a little effort. If your ceiling fan light has gone out and you have determined it is not as simple as changing out the light bulb, chances are it is the pull switch to the light. You may have been dreading getting ou......[Read More]
How to Run Traps for Air Conditioning Units

How to Run Traps for Air Conditioning Units

An air conditioning trap consists of a piece of pipe that is shaped like a U. Traps are attached to the drain lines of the air conditioning coils. When an air conditioning unit is running, the coils become very cold. This makes water condensate on them. The water drips off into the unit's drain pan ......[Read More]
How to Wire an Attic Fan

How to Wire an Attic Fan

An attic fan can reduce household cooling costs by circulating air in the part of that house that is heated by a roof under direct sunlight. Attic fans are typically controlled by a thermostat. They turn on and off as the temperature of the attic rises and falls. It's an easy way to keep household c......[Read More]
How to Start Up a Gas Cooker

How to Start Up a Gas Cooker

A gas cooker is a simple outdoor appliance, typically with a single burner mounted on legs. A propane gas cylinder connected with a hose and pressure regulator provides fuel. The burner control on a gas cooker is a valve that can be opened or closed gradually to increase or decrease gas flow. Openin......[Read More]
Factors to Consider in Buying Refrigerators

Factors to Consider in Buying Refrigerators

Before you buy a refrigerator, consider some factors to help you make the right choice. These factors are the budget, what the refrigerator is for and the quality of the refrigerator.......[Read More]
What Kind of Oil Can You Put in a Poulan Lawn Mower?

What Kind of Oil Can You Put in a Poulan Lawn Mower?

A Poulan lawn mower, like all combustion engines, need regular and constant lubrication to keep the piston from overheating and the seals from burning out. Poulan lawn mowers require a specific grade of engine oil to keep them adequately protected. Follow all model-specific oil specifications for yo......[Read More]
Troubleshooting Frigidaire Slide-In Electric Range

Troubleshooting Frigidaire Slide-In Electric Range

Frigidaire is known for manufacturing ovens and other appliances which are both durable and reliable. Frigidaire's electric slide-in oven ranges are Frigidaire's top of the line home oven models. These ovens feature easy to use controls, automatic shut-off, a warmer drawer and a self-cleaning option......[Read More]
How to Hang a String of Lights Over a Curtain

How to Hang a String of Lights Over a Curtain

Hanging strings of lights indoors during the holiday season is a common tradition in the United States. However, many people use strings of lights to decorate the interiors of their homes all throughout the year. With indoor string lighting, there are necessary safety precautions to follow. It is im......[Read More]
What to Do When My LG 23961 Refrigerator Is Not Making Ice

What to Do When My LG 23961 Refrigerator Is Not Making Ice

Complete a Warranty Service ClaimThe LG 23961 refrigerator comes with a one-year parts and labor warranty; LG offers an additional warranty through the retailer where the appliance is purchased. If your factory warranty still applies, you can request repair service online or by phone as.........[Read More]
Bray And Scarff On 4 Remodeling Options To Accommodate Multiple Cooks And Non-cooks (bowie, Md)

Bray And Scarff On 4 Remodeling Options To Accommodate Multiple Cooks And Non-cooks (bowie, Md)

With a transformation that started in the 1970"s that saw the one-cook kitchen turn into a beehive of activity with multiple people involved in meal preparation and other people gathering there, today"s kitchen has become a multi-functional hub that requires a layout that can accommodate a......[Read More]
Electrical Supply: Finding a Good Source

Electrical Supply: Finding a Good Source

Whether you're an electrician just getting started in his or her new career, a building handyman who needs access to affordable, bulk supplies, or a master electrician with a thriving contracting company, finding a good electrical supply source is essential. While you can get much of what you n......[Read More]
Getting Electrical Work Done? Understand What an RCBO Does

Getting Electrical Work Done? Understand What an RCBO Does

Have you ever had an electrician in and not understood what he was installing? Well by the end of this article you should understand what an RCBO is and what its purpose is.......[Read More]
How to Restart the Pilot on a Rheemglas Fury Water Heater

How to Restart the Pilot on a Rheemglas Fury Water Heater

Rheem is a manufacturer of residential gas water heaters, including the Fury Direct Vent Series. These heaters are gas operated and come in 40- and 50-gallon models. They also utilize the Rheemglas tank liners, which, according to the manufacturer, reduces corrosion and extends the life of the water......[Read More]
How to Add a New Electrical Receptacle

How to Add a New Electrical Receptacle

Instead of running long extension cords and creating a potential tripping hazard homeowners can add a new electrical receptacle to a room with many appliances or lamps. While the method of running the wire for a new circuit will vary with the particular construction of a house and the location of th......[Read More]
How to Calculate a Watt Load for the Circuit Breaker

How to Calculate a Watt Load for the Circuit Breaker

The watt load for a breaker is 80 percent of the rating for that breaker. Calculating the rating is achieved by a simple formula. You will need to know the voltage for your circuit and the amperage for the breaker. From there it is a simple bit of arithmetic.......[Read More]
Finding the Right People to Repair Air Conditioners and Furnaces

Finding the Right People to Repair Air Conditioners and Furnaces

An air conditioner break down during a hot summer day can really turn your day upside down. Similarly when your furnace stops functioning during a really cold night it will make it impossible for you to get through the next day. In a city like Denver temperatures vary throughout the year. While the ......[Read More]
How to Identify a Hot Wire in a Light Fixture

How to Identify a Hot Wire in a Light Fixture

All light fixtures have a hot wire and a neutral wire that are connected to the home's main electrical system. The hot wire sends electricity from the fuse box to the light to turn it on. For this reason, the hot wire is the most dangerous because it can shock you if the power is connected. Identify......[Read More]
My GE Refrigerator Will Not Dispense Water

My GE Refrigerator Will Not Dispense Water

GE side-by-side refrigerator models have a water dispenser that provides ice-cold water when you press a lever in the water compartment. A water supply line runs into the back of the unit, which supplies the water to the water dispenser. If this water supply line is kinked or clogged in any way, the......[Read More]
Troubleshooting an Amana SofSound Dishwasher

Troubleshooting an Amana SofSound Dishwasher

SofSound is a feature available on certain models of Amana dishwashers. It is a design style that keeps the dishwasher from making too much noise while it runs. SofSound has no effect on the actual function of the dishwasher components. Troubleshooting an Amana that is not working properly is the sa......[Read More]