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The Right Detergent for Your Washing Machine

December 13th, 2018

laundry detergent on grocery shelfIf you would like to get the most from your washing machine and keep it in great shape for years to come, you need to follow the right steps and have some tips in mind. Not using the right washing machine detergent can cost you money on your energy bill or even result in costly washing machine repair fees. This guide reviews the types of detergents from which you can choose and points you toward the correct path.

High-Efficiency Detergents

High-efficiency washing machines use less water than standard washing machines and require high-efficiency detergents. Standard laundry detergents produce a lot of bubbles and foam that require plenty of water to wash away. If you have a high-efficiency washing machine and use standard detergents, you won’t get enough water to clear the foam. The foam can even overflow and damage your washer if you are not careful, and you will then need to hire a washing machine repair team. (more…)

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What are the Main Causes of an Unbalanced Washing Machine Load?

August 3rd, 2018

Top-loading washerAll appliances, especially washers and dryers, require regular maintenance to keep the machines working their best over the lives of the units. However, home appliances do break down from time to time, and the thoroughness of preventative maintenance plays a significant role in the longevity of these wonders of electromechanical technology.

A clothes washer is the most “mechanical” of all the appliances in the home. That said, they also perform an essential function in the normal flow of things to keep the home operating smoothly. From a homeowner’s perspective, going without a washer for only a day typically upsets the daily routine of washing clothes, and going to a laundromat is out of the question.

Let’s go over in detail about a problem that plagues every homeowner at one time or another. That problem is not knowing what to do when the washing machine goes off balance. There are several reasons behind the causes of that familiar loud and disturbing banging sound when the washer begins its spin cycle. The most common causes are listed below: (more…)

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It’s a Hot Summer For Your Appliances Too

July 3rd, 2018

hot sun and birdSummer is one of the most fun times of the year. Swimming, beach, warm weather, everything seems to be awesome. But there are those days where the heat is too much. Not just for you, your appliances can also get messed up with the extreme heat. The temperatures are only going to get hotter, with each year hitting new record heat levels. (more…)

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Four Signs Your Washing Machine May Need Repairs

February 14th, 2018

woman doing laundry with daughterYou depend on your washing machine to keep your clothes clean every week. If this essential appliance breaks down, calling a Milwaukee washing machine repair company is usually your best bet for repair. In some cases, you may have a few hints that your machine is about to break. Here are four of the most common warning signs that your washer may need repair soon: (more…)

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Signs Your Washing Machine Might Need a Repair

December 22nd, 2017

front loading washing machineIf you have placed your clothes in the washing machine and noticed a problem, you might be wondering if it’s time to get a washing machine repair service. Not everyone knows how to spot the signs of trouble when their appliances stop functioning correctly.

But you can look for a few red flags if you believe that your washing machine needs service. Not only can a faulty washing machine prevent you from cleaning your clothes, but it can also increase your water and energy consumption if you don’t get the issue under control. The following signs will let you know that you need to speak with a professional: (more…)

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Why Does My Washing Machine Smell Bad?

February 15th, 2017

loading washing machineOf all the major appliances now found in homes, the washing machine is one that we don’t want to be without. Although it’s typically tucked away out of view, it helps keep us looking good and smelling good.

Being able to wash your clothes at home means that you don’t spend time sitting in laundromats waiting for your clothes to wash. On the occasions when a washing machine can’t be used, the convenience of a washing machine becomes very evident. But, like any other appliance, sometimes things go wrong. (more…)

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Simple Tricks to Keep Your Appliances in Good Shape During the Winter

December 15th, 2016

A modern kitchen needs maintenance from a Milwaukee microwave repair professional Looking outside at a cold winter day might encourage you to cuddle up on the couch, but there are household chores calling to you. However, completing any outdoor chore might be impossible right now. As an alternative, concentrate on your indoor appliances. These mechanical workhorses seem to go for months without any maintenance, but it’s critical to pay close attention to your washer, dryer, refrigerator and other appliances during the cold, winter months. Use some of these simple ideas to maintain your appliances and preserve their normal lifespans. Calling a Milwaukee microwave repair professional can go a long way in maintaining all of your appliances. (more…)

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Clean Your Appliances With an Earth-Friendly Attitude

June 17th, 2016

Sunrise In SpaceAs you walk down the aisle in nearly any grocery store, you’re greeted by high-priced cleaners that have every chemical mixture possible. Although these chemical combinations are effective, they’re not necessarily good for the Earth. Take a close look at some of the ways that you can clean those appliances without relying on chemicals. The Earth and your health will thank you in the end.

Open the Refrigerator’s Door

You may place a baking-soda container in your refrigerator so that odors are neutralized, but it doesn’t scrub the interior walls for you. Grab a spray bottle, and add an equal amount of water and vinegar to it. Shake up the mixture and scrub. Vinegar is very acidic, and it kills off germs and fungus with a very low concentration. Use a soft rag during your scrubbing process in order to protect the refrigerator’s walls from any scratches. (more…)

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What is Your Washing Machine Telling You? Simple Signals That Indicate a Repair is Imminent

February 3rd, 2016

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Your washing machine is a hardworking appliance that’s often overlooked when you are doing household maintenance. If the clothes are clean when you remove them from the drum, the machine must be properly working. However, there are obvious signals that occur over time that indicate Milwaukee washing machine repair professionals should be called.

When to Call for Washing Machine Repair

Your washing machine is asking for some tender-loving care when it has these common symptoms:

1. It Won’t Activate

You load the washer, drop the lid down into position and turn the timer on. This basic activation sequence usually results in an operable washer. However, a faulty lid switch can halt every washing sequence and leave you with dirty clothes. The lid switch tells the washer that it’s safe to operate the drum. Faulty switches simply shut down the timer’s circuits. A professional must replace the switch, so that the washer can work once again. (more…)

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How to Know When a Professional Repairman is Necessary

January 22nd, 2016

Milwaukee washing machine repair can fix your applianceA loud, clunking sound can emanate from your aging household appliance at any time. You might put your face in your hands and believe you need to invest in a new appliance, but that’s not always the case. If you need a quality Milwaukee washing machine repair, that service doesn’t have to break the bank. You simply need to know when an appliance requires the help of a professional. Take a look at these simple concepts that should help you decide on a DIY project or an immediate phone call to repair professionals: (more…)

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