Your Simple DIY Guide to Washing Machine Repair

A broken washing machine can really stink.

Literally.

While I’m sure there’s nothing you’d love more than to put dirty clothes in a washing machine and have them come out smelling worse than they did before, we’ve created this guide to help you fix that problem, and others like it, when they happen.

That means that you don’t necessarily have to devote yourself to washing your undies in the sink if you want to live a life free from stench.

All you need to do is read this useful guide for washing machine repair. Whether your washer drum isn’t spinning like it should, or your clothes are coming out smelling even worse than before, we’ll give you the tips and advice you need to find the right solution.

BUT FIRST!

Remember to be safe and sensible. Turn your washing machine off at the mains before you start working on it. The last thing you want is to hit a button and end up jamming your hand in some complicated machinery!

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Fix or Nix: Time to Put Your Washer Out to Dry?

Ah, the beloved washing machine. So important to our daily lives, and yet so often taken for granted.

Unfortunately, just like any other piece of tech in your home, your washing machine can’t last forever. While some machines will prove themselves to be the little washer that could, plowing through your laundry year after year until they can simply take no more, others will be more likely to suffer from a faster breakdown.

Ultimately, the important thing to remember is that you will need to make the choice to put ol’ rusty out to pasture at some time or other. So, how do you know whether it’s time to give up the ghost?

How Old is Your Washer?


First, ask yourself how old the washing machine is. While it’s tempting to avoid buying a new washer whenever you can if you’ve been clinging to the same device for more than ten years, there’s a good chance it’s in need of replacement. Fortunately, since new, more efficient models seem to come out almost every few months, you could find that switching out your washing machine actually saves you some cash in the long-run.

Are you Still Under Warranty?


If your washing machine has caused you nothing but heartache lately, you might be tempted to simply dump it. However, check to find out whether your appliance is still under warranty first. If it is, then you might be able to get a service scheduled with an authorised technician, to get your washer working just as good as new. If you’re already past warranty, on the other hand, remember that tech appliances aren’t like a good wine – they don’t get better with age.

Comparing Costs


The unfortunate part of having a malfunctioning washer is recognising that you’re going to have to spend some money one way or another. Either you’ll need to pay out for an entirely new machine, or you’ll have to get the item repaired. The key is figuring out which option is cheaper for you in the long-run. If you’ve got a major repair to deal with, and your appliance isn’t under warranty, then it might be worth spending a little more in the short-term to buy a new washer and save yourself future heartache.

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Do You Just Need a Little Elbow-Grease?


Since paying for a professional to come out and repair your washing machine for you can be pretty expensive, it’s worth thinking about whether you can fix your washer yourself (something we might be able to teach you how to do right here in this guide). There are plenty of problems with washers that can be repaired without any technical know-how or specialist skills. Make sure you double-check that it’s not a DIY drama before you spend the extra cash.

How Desperately Do You Need a Washer?


If you’ve got a big family, and your laundry is piling up more and more by the hour, you might not have the time to wait for a repairman. That might sound like a bit of a far-fetched excuse for getting a new washing machine, but remember that you can always get the old machine repaired at a later date, then sell it on to someone new online.

Fix or Nix: It’s Up to You


Ultimately, whether it’s time to say farewell to your old appliance or not is something that’s entirely up to you. No-one but a professional can tell you whether you absolutely need to spend out on a new machine, and even then, you’re free to ignore this advice and keep struggling with the same old tired washer problems for another few months.

Hopefully, with the guidance above, you’ll be able to figure out for yourself whether your washing machine is really past its best-by date, or whether it just needs a little TLC before you load up your laundry.

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Washing Machine Woes: Common Troubleshooting Tips

If you’ve decided that you want to keep your old washing machine around for a little longer, then it’s a good idea to think about whether the problems you’re facing are DIY issues or something that needs the expertise of a professional.

If you’ve got a guidebook, brochure, or pile of product information about your washing machine, grab it now. Most of the time, these documents can be useful when it comes to figuring out what’s going on with your appliance. If you’ve double-checked everywhere from the utensil drawer to behind the fridge, and you still can’t find your owner’s manual, you could always try looking online for a copy.

Don’t worry if you’re fresh-out of washing machine information. You’ll still be able to use this guide to troubleshoot your most common washing woes.

Problem 1: The Washing Machine Isn’t Working


There’s a difference between a washing machine that doesn’t work properly and a washing machine that doesn’t work at all. If you flip the switch on your washer and nothing happens, then there could be a problem with your circuits. The first things to check in this instance are:

  • Your fuse box
  • Lid switch
  • Circuit breaker

Once you’ve checked that the machine is getting power, you’ll be able to start troubleshooting other potential issues. For instance, make sure that there’s electricity flowing from the outlet by plugging a small appliance into the same socket. If that’s fine, then the problem might be with something else.

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For instance, is your washer in a pause cycle, with the lid open? Washers cannot agitate or spin when the lid is open. There’s a “lid switch” probe on your washer that can sometimes get broken or dislodged. Double check to see that this is working properly to lock your washing machine door.

Problem 2: The Washing Machine Isn’t Spinning


If your washing machine seems to start up fine, but it doesn’t spin when you add your clothes, detergent, and water, start by making sure that the lid is properly closed. This means double-checking that little plastic part that convinces the washing machine that your door is locked and ready for a cycle. If the switch is fine, check that the washer isn’t in a soak cycle, and remember that you can alter the water level to ensure that the control switch doesn’t get stuck.

If you or your family notice a humming when your washing machine is on, there may be something stuck in the drain pump, and this will require you to call out a specialist for repair. If none of these things is the problem, there’s a good chance that there could be an issue with your machine belt. The belt in your washing machine controls the agitator, but sometimes it can shake loose, leading to problems with the overall machine. Once again, you’ll need a professional’s help with repairing a damaged or broken belt.

Problem 3: The Washing Machine Won’t Drain


The last thing you want is to open the door on your washing machine and discover it’s still full of water. If there’s a drainage issue with your appliance, the problem might have an obvious solution. Begin by checking the drain hose on your appliance for any kinks, and go through any lint filters in the drain hose. This could simply be blocking the water from draining.

If there’s nothing in your washing machine that could be preventing drainage, then the issue may be with your pump. Sometimes, a washing machine pump will seize and lock up. If the motor is still running, it may continue to try and turn the pump, causing the belt to break. If your pump could be jammed, you’ll need to drain the tub, remove the hose, and look for any obstructions. If you can’t find any issues, then you’ll need to call for help.

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Problem 4: The Washing Machine Won’t Finish the Cycle


If your washing machine starts running fine, but suddenly stops and refuses to go any further (like a petulant child) in the middle of your wash, there’s a good chance something went wrong with your timer. To check whether there’s a problem with your cycle settings, take off the control panel and look for any signs of corrosion or scorching.

You can also double check to see if the washing machine is showing any error codes on the digital display. Many washing machines now come with error codes that you can look up in your user manual if something goes wrong.

 

Problem 5: The Washing Machine is Leaking


Finally, a leaky washing machine can be a common problem for some homeowners. Unfortunately, no-one likes a soapy washing-room floor. If your washer is only leaking during a spin cycle, then there’s a good chance your problem links back to a leaky drainage hose. Over-sudsing is also a common problem in homes that use water softeners. Start by reducing your amount of detergent, and this could reduce some of your leaking problems.

In some cases, leaks can occur around the door seal too. This sometimes happens because of build-up of dirt and soap around the seal itself, which stops a proper seal from occurring. Make sure that you wipe the seal down carefully, and make sure the edge of the gasket is clean and secure.

Additionally, keep in mind that parts of plastic bleach dispensers can sometimes crack and break off, causing leakage during the washing machine “flush”. This is because bleach is a highly corrosive chemical. Using a lot of bleach can lead to rust stains and problems with steel parts. Think about switching out to oxygenating bleach instead.

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Sounds, Smells, and Stains, Oh My!

If you’re not facing any of the problems in the previous chapter, but your washing machine is still acting up – don’t worry, we’re not finished offering up solutions just yet. Sometimes, the biggest problems with washing machines come down to how they sound, smell, and perform. If your washing machine is keeping you awake at all hours of the night with its clunking and clattering, or it’s simply not dispensing detergent as it should be, check out the following tips.

Help! My Washer is Too Noisy


A noisy washing machine is usually a sign that a foreign object has gotten somewhere it shouldn’t. This might be a few coins from your jacket pocket or a misplaced lipstick. If the problem is a foreign object, then it’s a simple fix. On the other hand, there’s always a chance that sounds could be a sign that parts need to be replaced. Check out these simple fixes before you call a repairman:

  • Gurgling: If your washer is gurgling, this is a sign that something is obstructing your drain line. Open the machine and check the drain line to look for any obstructions.
  • Clicking: If you hear a “clicking” noise, then an object could be lodged in the drainage area of the washer. This might be a coin or something small, so check the drain and remove any loose objects.
  • Buzzing/humming: If you hear buzzing or humming, then the problem is probably with an item that’s lodged in your pump. You will need to replace your pump if the item caused any serious damage.

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Help! My Washer is Vibrating!


Maybe your washing machine isn’t overly loud, but it is vibrating like crazy, causing you to worry about damage around, and inside of the machine. Too much shaking can easily dislodge parts within your appliance, so make sure you get your vibrations under control. The possible causes for washer vibration can range all the way from unbalanced loads, to feet that aren’t level. Check the following factors:

  • Feet: Make sure the feet on your washing machine are firmly in contact with the floor. Balance or level the washer and tighten the nuts to make sure that the feet and legs can’t shift over time.
  • Floor: Check the floor for any issues with sagging. You might need to add a few pieces of plywood to the mix to make sure that your washer is completely level.
  • Laundry: Finally, think about rearranging your load of laundry. Sometimes, the way you load your laundry can lead to shifting.

    Help! My Washer Smells!


It’s not unusual for washing machines to develop mildew-based or musty smells after a while. Sometimes, this can happen both in, and around the appliance, and it’s often caused by problems with bacterial and mould growth. Washing tubs provide a perfectly dark space in which bacteria can start to thrive, this is why most washers will develop a “bio-film” which is a type of decaying matter that builds up over time.

Some washers are more prone to smells than others, and over time, your problem can get worse if it’s left untreated. In fact, the stench could even spread into your laundry! Check the following things for smell problems:

  • Temperature: Hot water can kill the mould problem, so try giving your washer a rinse through.
  • Detergent: Too much detergent will lead to excess suds, and cause dirty residue to build within the basket and other parts.
  • Drain filter: The drain pump filter needs to be cleaned at least once a month! Small items can get caught in this filter and create a home for mould growth.

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Help! My Washer Doesn’t Dispense Detergent


A washing machine isn’t much good at getting rid of stains when it’s not dispensing detergent. If you have an automatic dispenser, there are two common issues that could cause problems with your system, these are:

  1. The dispenser needs cleaning: properly cleaning your dispenser with a cup of distilled white vinegar will clear away any clogs to help your dispenser work like new.
  2. Incorrect products: Using the wrong type of bleach or detergent might make it harder for your washing machine to perform as it should. Make sure you’re using the right substance.

Must-Have Machine Maintenance Tips

Hopefully, these tips have helped you to figure out some of the problems with your washing machine. However, if you want to keep future issues to a minimum, then you’re going to have to show your appliances some love. Don’t worry if you’re not used to caring for your machine – it’s pretty easy to get to grips with a few simple steps for maintenance.

Just remember to:

  1. Clean Your Washing Machine: If you’re constantly asking yourself why your washing machine stinks, there’s a pretty good chance you need to clean it. All you need to do to get rid of the smell problem is turn off your machine, and give the three key parts of your machine: the drum, drawer, and filter, a thorough wipe-down. Once you’re done, you can run an empty wash on a warm temperature, with a standard dose of detergent.

 

  1. Load Correctly: Making sure your washing machine is properly loaded can help you to keep your clothes and appliance in a better condition. You should fill your washing machine loosely to allow the detergent and water to circulate properly.

 

  1. Replace water hoses: Regularly check your hose for bulging, fraying, cracking, and leaks that might cause problems with performance. Replace a hose if you find a problem or around every three to five years for preventative maintenance.

 

  1. Move the machine: Make sure you have at least four inches of space between your wall, and the washing machine, this will stop hoses from kinking.

 

  1. Keep the machine level: A washing machine that isn’t level can vibrate during the spin cycle, which can damage both your machine and the floor! Balance your washer by turning the legs clockwise to lower them, or counterclockwise to raise them.

 

  1. Prevent odors: Leave the washing machine lid or door open in between loads to dry the unit out and make sure it keeps smelling fresh. With front-loading washers, think about wiping down the rubber seal before your next load.

 

  1. Clean the lint filters: Always make sure that you take the time to clean out the lint filter on your machine. This will help to make sure you don’t get any clogs or drainage problems in the future.


And there you go!

All the simple and effective troubleshooting tips you need to fix your washer.

While this guide might not be a complete insight into every conceivable problem that might happen within your washing machine (there are all kinds of issues out there), we covered all of the most common issues that we respond to when helping our clients.

Good luck!

Your Ultimate DIY Guide to Oven Repairs

Finally!

You’re back from the store with all the ingredients you need for a delicious meal, when you suddenly discover your oven’s given up the ghost. We’ve all been there.

Though it’s tempting to give up and order pizza for the rest of the week, a better solution is to be fully prepared with all the wisdom you need to perform quick maintenance checks and repairs at home. Yes! It is possible.

To help you prepare for all those unexpected oven melt-downs, we’ve put together this helpful guide, designed to take you all the way from “Oh shoot”, to “troubleshooting”, to that perfect three-course meal.

Let’s get cookin’.

Using the “Handy Guide” below, simply track down the place where you need some help, and click the link to discover your step-by-step diagnostic solution.

BUT FIRST!

Please remember to stay safe. If you have absolutely no experience troubleshooting appliances you may want to call a professional that knows how to deal with oven repairs. Before you start working on your oven worries, make sure that you disconnect the appliance from the mains! The last thing we want is for you to end up getting fried instead of your chicken wings!

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Diagnosis: Dodgy Oven – Finding the Source of the Problem

Alright, first things first, we need to figure out what’s putting the brakes on your culinary masterpiece. To do that, we’re going to need to look at some of the key issues that can lead to oven malfunction.

If you have an oven guidebook or brochure that can with your purchase, now’s the time to get it from the bottom of the kitchen drawer. You’ll likely find it hidden underneath a bunch of takeaway menus. That little guide should provide you with some helpful information about where to find important elements of your oven, and it may even provide its own guidance for common appliance issues.

If you can’t find your user manual, don’t worry. You can still use this handy guide to troubleshoot some common problems.

Check 1: The Oven temperature


If you’re constantly serving up raw chicken breasts and undercooked sausages, then there’s a good chance that your oven isn’t playing by the rules (unless you’re forgetting to turn the temperature up high enough). To find out whether there’s a problem with your oven temperature, you’ll need to verify whether the built-in thermostat in your appliance is working.

The easiest way to do this is to get a second opinion. Grab your own separate thermometer, and set the oven temperature. We recommend you keep the temperature low – just in case. Once the oven has had plenty of time to heat up, check the temp against your own thermometer and see if there’s a significant difference.

Top Tip: Many of the budget-friendly dial thermometers you can get from your local grocery store won’t have the accuracy you’ll need for this task. A glass-bulb thermometer is much more effective, but don’t expect perfection. If your oven set to 350 degrees is heating up to somewhere between 325-375 degrees, that’s about normal.

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Check 2: The Door Gaskets


Alright, so maybe your oven is heating up fine, but somewhere along the way to giving you the perfect meal, it’s losing all that essential heat? Check the oven door gaskets. These are the rubber things that are designed to keep heat inside of your oven (where it belongs).

Although gaskets are meant to last for quite some time, they can eventually become damaged, torn, or warped. This means that the heat in your oven will start to creep out through the gaps, and leave you with a less effective oven. The good news? Gaskets are easy and cheap enough to replace all on your own.

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Check 3: The Door Hinges


You might find that many of the common problems associated with ovens not working like they should come down to a problem with the door. If your oven door can’t close properly, it’s easy for heat to escape. Make sure that every time you’re shutting the door, it’s clicking closed firmly and tightly.

If you’re not getting a solid close, then you’re going to need to change for any bent or broken springs and hinges.

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Check 4: The Oven Timer Sessions


Oven timers are tricky little devils capable of confusing even the most world-renowned cooks. Remember that many of the mechanical times and clocks on ovens (the ones that don’t have an LED display), come with a setting called “cook and hold.”

Know what we’re talking about? Great. Well, if the clock accidentally gets set at the “cook and hold” position, then your oven might struggle to work properly until you’ve re-set your entire appliance. Resetting is where your user manual from before will come in handy. If you can’t find it, look up your model number online.

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Check 5: Noisy Fans


Can’t think straight thanks to a noisy oven fan? If that’s the problem with your oven, then it’s time to do some exploring. Whether the noise comes from the fan on the top of your oven, or the circulation fan on the back panel of your oven, the problem usually comes down to worn out bearings on the motor.

All you need to do to fix the issue is replace the relevant motor with something new, and more efficient.

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Hitting the Gas: The Most Common Problems with Gas Ovens

A gas oven is a great alternative to the standard electric oven for people who know how to use it. Although your gas oven might be a little costlier to begin with, it can often work out as being a more cost-effective solution, since electricity often costs more to buy than gas.

Another great benefit of gas ovens? They can warm up and cool down much faster than your electric oven. That means if you get home at the end of a long work day and you’re absolutely starving, you can throw in a quick meal without having to wait too long for the oven to pre-heat.

Some people even suggest that gas ovens are less likely to leave you with “dried out” food than their electrical counterparts. The only problem is, gas ovens can come with a few specialist issues. Here are some of the most common problems to watch out for.

 

1. Delayed Ignition


The speedy nature of a gas oven can be what makes this appliance much more appealing to some budding chefs. However, what do you do when you ignite the oven, and find that it takes forever to operate?

Delayed ignition is a common concern with gas ovens, frequently caused by blocked ignition ports. If you can’t hear, feel, or smell any gas coming from your oven when you hit the ignition switch for a while, then we recommend having a qualified technician come and check the problem. They’ll be able to fix the problem without much dangerous fiddling.

Remember, delayed ignition issues can easily cause fire and explosions, which is why we don’t recommend trying to deal with the problem yourself.

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2. Gassy Odour


Just because you’re using a gas oven doesn’t mean you should be able to smell that gas. If you can smell something strange whenever you switch your oven on, this could be a sign that you’re suffering from a defective gas valve.

Sometimes, gas valves will open too soon, and don’t allow the gas ignition point to hit the right temperature. This problem with synchronicity can lead to a dangerous gas leak.

Additionally, you might experience a gassy odour caused by damage to your gas valves. Even the smallest hole can cause a lot of problems. These issues should be addressed immediately, as unchecked gas leaks can poison household members, cause explosions, and encourage fires.

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3.Bad Lighting

Sometimes, you might discover that the gas burners in your oven are struggling to light up properly. Even when you’re turning your oven up as high as it will go, you’re still not getting the right response from your burners.

Obviously, poor ignition means that you’re not going to get the best cooking results. The most likely cause of problems with your burners, is that your cross-cover ports are being restricted by dirt or debris.

Open your oven up and check out the cross-over ports on the burner tube. They should look like a bunch of tiny holes on a small slot. You can use an old toothbrush to carefully scrub the ports and clean them up for a better oven performance.

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4. The Oven Burner Doesn’t Light

Typically, the oven pilot light should light up automatically when you switch your gas oven on. This is the light that you’ll find towards the back of your oven. If that light doesn’t ignite, then there’s a chance your electrode is dirty and in need of a good scrubbing.

Grab your old toothbrush and look for a small metal rod located between the tubes that can connect to the burners. Clean it up, and relight the oven pilot when you’re done.

 

Sparks Flying? The Common Issues with Electrical Ovens

Electrical ovens are probably the most common style of oven on the market. They use a simple heating element to warm up the oven space and cook your food.

Most of the time, if your electrical oven doesn’t work, there’s either a problem with the current supplied to your appliance, or one of the countless components that make up your oven. Just like anything else, the bits and pieces in your oven will wear out over time – and some will break quicker than others.

The good news? Most components are cheap to replace. Here are some of the most common problems encountered by people with electrical ovens.

1. Power Problems

The simplest way to resolve a problem with an electrical oven, is to make sure that you’re getting the right amount of power. Blown fuses are a common issue with almost any household appliance – including your good old oven.

If the surface burner on your electric oven glows when you switch it on, then you know you’ve got power. Keep in mind that sometimes, the surface burners will heat up slightly one side of your 240B circuit drops. However, if you know your burners are hot, then you still have electricity.

Make sure that the cable responsible for linking the oven to the power supply is secure, and don’t forget to look at the circuit breaker and fuse.

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2. The Heating/Bake Element

If you’re definitely getting power, then your electricity supply isn’t the problem. That means you’ll need to check out the heating element to ensure it’s all intact. If the element has little broken pieces in it, you’re going to need a new one, but they usually only cost about $70.

If your heating element is working fine, then there’s a good chance you’re experiencing an issue with the wiring, or the “bake” element. The bake element is about the size of a pencil, and you’ll find it on the bottom of your oven. Usually, it’s connected to your oven by two screws.

To get in and take a good look, you’ll need to remove both screws and take the bake element out. Once you’re done, attach a new 240V circuit to the terminal, and reconnect the power supply. Turn your oven to “bake” mode. If the light appears, then your bake element is burned out, and you’ll need to buy a new one.

 

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3. Wiring Problems

Problems with your oven wiring are probably some of the toughest ones to identify. After all, you’ve basically got to be a trained electrician to know what’s going on at the back panel of your oven. However, you can get a basic idea on whether you need to call a professional out.

Open the back panel of your oven and look for any burnt-out terminals or wires. If you find something, remove it and replace it with a nickel-plated, high-temperature terminal.

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4. Thermostat Malfunctions

Finally, if you’re constantly having problems serving meals that are either under-cooked, or overcooked, then there’s a good chance your thermostat sensing bulb is broken. In some cases, this bulb can even come loose over time when you’re using your oven, and end up on the floor of your oven, or heating element.

If your bulb appears to be in the right place, then your thermostat might need to be re-calibrated, which means calling out a professional technician.

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Must-Have Maintenance Advice

An oven might be one of those household appliances you’d prefer to “set and forget”, but the truth is that these tools need plenty of love and maintenance if you want them to keep running at their best. After all, let’s face it, they undergo plenty of hard work, every day.

The easiest way to make sure that you don’t have to pay for any expensive oven repairs is to follow a few daily maintenance tips to keep your oven in tip-top condition.

Here are just some of the measures we recommend.

Step 1: Don’t Leave Self-Cleaning Oven Cycles to the Last Minute


If you have a self-cleaning oven, then you’re going to need to clean it at least 2 to 4 weeks before a family event where you’re planning to give it a serious workout. Self-cleaning oven cycles are super-stressful for your oven, and if your appliance is on the verge of a breakdown, it’s better to find out long before you need it.

Remember, finding the perfect technician to fix your problem, or even ordering the parts so you can “DIY” it can take plenty of time.

Step 2: Clean the Control Panel


For an effective, and simple maintenance measure, make sure that you clean your oven control panel regularly. You can clean any glass range oven or porcelain stovetop with a glass cleaner or non-abrasive cleaner.

Make sure you avoid any “creamy” cleansers, as these can include small abrasive particles that end up scratching your oven surface.

Step 3: Install Surge Suppressors for Electrical ovens


Most modern-day appliances contain some kind of computer equipment as a part of their design. These elements need to be protected from any potential power surges.

Our advice? Don’t wait for a surge to burn up the technical parts of your oven before you invest. Grab a surge suppressor as a preventative step and use it regularly. They don’t cost much, and they’re well worth your time.

Step 4: Change your Oven Light Bulb


Most ovens have an interior lightbulb. Sometimes, the bulb can be sat there, completely burned out for so long that you forget you ever had one in the first place.

You can find your bulb located behind a small glass dome towards the top right or left side of your oven. All you need to do is remove the glass dome and replace the bulb for a more efficient and brighter oven.

Step 5: Replace Broken Oven Knobs


Remove and clean any broken or totally illegible oven knobs with a non-abrasive cleansing solution. This will preserve your oven for longer, and make sure that your appliance looks as good as new again. If nothing else, it’s sure to impress your visitors.

Step 6: Replace any Damaged Oven Parts


If the broiler pan in your oven is missing, damaged, or soiled, you might find it easier to simply replace the part altogether with an inexpensive, brand-new unit. You should also check out any bowls and drip pans that might need to be repaired. These parts not only catch spills and dripping food, but also help to radiate heat throughout the oven for better efficiency.

Make sure that you never just cover the dirty parts of your oven with aluminium foil. A lot of electrical ranges short-out because the aluminium makes a short circuit for the burner. Plus, foil can cover up the vents in the burners, which makes your oven less efficient.

And there you have it!

Some of the simplest solutions for repairing your oven in no time!

While this guide might not cover all of the oven problems that could possibly occur in your appliance’s lifetime, it certainly covers some of the most common issues we respond to on a regular basis.

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This handy guide to dishwasher repair will solve most of the dishwasher issues you’ll ever encounter. Best of all, these simple solutions don’t come with a hefty price tag and are easy enough for the “not-so-handy” handyman. After all, repairing a dishwasher is not rocket science.

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