How to Safely Disconnect Your Washing Machine

Sometimes it is necessary to move one’s washing machine. There are a number of reasons that can lead to moving a washing machine or removing it from its current location, but the task is a serious one no matter what the cause. You may be removing the machine to investigate a malfunction, repair a loose wire, or replace a broken …

How to Solve a Noisy Refrigerator

Most of us associate the refrigerator with a low cycling hum. Fridges are the single largest appliance in our home (barring the water heater and HVAC) and your fridge works hard to keep the food inside safely cold. To do that, compressors and fans run all day long creating cool air and circulating it throughout the unit. This is where …

Troubleshooting Burner Problems on Your Electric Cooktop

If you have an electric cooktop, it is a trusted way that you cook food. However, there may come points where your electric cooktop doesn’t work as reliably. This is frustrating, but depending on your problem, it can be something that is easy for you to troubleshoot. Whether it is one burner not working or all of the burners, here …

Fixing an Oven That Won’t Turn on After Self-Cleaning

Self-cleaning ovens are one of those conveniences that sound quite nice on paper, but actually, come with a long list of potential problems caused by that same self-cleaning feature. What many appliance owners don’t realize is how exactly a self-cleaning oven does its cleaning cycle. In order to remove built-up grease and food particles, the oven runs itself of upwards …

Here’s What Homeowners Need to Know About Recent Boiler Recalls

Residential boilers serve a critical role in many homes by helping to keep the house warm in the winter and/or by providing hot water throughout the home year-round. However, since many of these appliances heat water through the use of natural gas or propane, rare circumstances and manufacturing defects can cause units to produce excess amounts of carbon monoxide, posing …

Information on the BSH Home Appliances Dishwasher Recall

Do you have a Jenn-Air, Kenmore Elite, Thermador, Gaggenau, or Bosch Brand dishwasher installed in your kitchen? If you purchased it between January of 2009 and May of 2015, it may be included in a recall announced by the manufacturer in 2015 that was expanded in 2017. Keep reading for information on this recall and how to determine your dishwasher’s …

10 Family Friendly Summer Festivals and Fairs in Dayton

After the gray days of winter, many Dayton families look forward to spending more time outdoors. That’s one reason why every summer is filled with local festivals and fairs that provide fun for all ages. Here are 10 of our favorite annual events. Banana Split Festival: The Dayton area is famous for inventions that changed the world, especially in aviation. …