Microwave oven repair and maintenance tips
The time and labor savings microwave ovens give make them one of our most used appliances. Choices we make when buying a unit and procedures we follow during installation, operation and cleaning can make a difference in their longevity and use.
It's important for safety reasons and to follow many city codes to have a dedicated power supply to the microwave. Whether mounted over the ra..
Washer Magic by Summit Brands, originally touted as a "mineral scale and rust remover", changed their label to "washer cleaner and deodorizer" in 2010. It is not known by this author if the ingredients were changed.
Label changes non-withstanding, we contend Smelly Washer Cleaners are your best decision because:
• Smelly Washer can be used with laundry. This is important because the added bulk of the laundry will raise the water level to fully clean the tub and the "splash area" where suds..
Everyone knows lint collects in a clothes dryer, but few realize that it also collects in washing machines. Dirt and moisture accumulate along with lint, causing washing machine mold and mildew that results in a stinky washer. You can avoid this problem by cleaning the lint traps of your washing machine regularly, which will keep mold and mildew from forming and then spreading throughout your home. This post looks at cleaning these lint traps to remedy or prevent a stinky was..
Washing machines aren’t supposed to stink! If you have a stinky washer at home, your laundry habits may be the cause. Some simple changes to your routine can help eliminate and prevent the washer mildew that’s making things stink.
Don’t Ignore the Cleaning Cycle!
If you already have a stinky washer, it’s important to first take the necessary steps to remove the offending washer mildew. Most washing machines, especially newer models, have a cleaning cycle built in. The cycle runs ..
To freshen clothing many consumers add liquid fabric softener to their wash. Softener is dispensed in your washer by either gravity, centrifugal force or by suction created by flowing water and is simply too thick to be properly dispensed. Because softener is dispensed in the rinse cycle of a washing machine it leaves a residue on the inside of the outer tub. This residue is a food source for bacteria and mold and the clothes washer can begin to smell bad.
There’s nothing quite like stepping out of a long, luxurious shower and wrapping yourself in a plush, freshly-laundered towel that smells like… mold? But wait! Before you kick your towels to the curb, consider the underlying cause. It’s not your towels’ fault that they stink… it’s actually your washer that’s to blame.
What Makes Your Towels Smell
If you have good habits when it comes to dealing with damp, dirty towels (hanging them up to dry after a shower, laundering right away, and not..
We’ve all experienced it. You get out of the shower and grab a fresh towel or pull a clean shirt over your head, only to smell mildew. But don’t blame your clothes…the smell is actually coming from your washing machine. If your washing machine is stinky there are several possible causes.
Washing machines are made to hold, cycle, and drain water, so this one may seem a bit odd. But water trapped in the rubber door gasket or detergent drawer of a front loader, or under the rim..
Mold is a type of fungus that thrives in warm, damp conditions. While some molds may pose certain health risks, there are also some molds hiding around your home that may just be downright stinky. Three places to check for smelly, hidden mold: your bathroom, washing machine and under carpeting. Not Just The Bathroom Shower When you think of warm, damp conditions, the bathroom shower and tub may seem like obvious breeding grounds for mold. And while these surfaces can certainly be host to mold if..
Nothing’s worse than a lingering mildew odor in your linen closet when your towels are supposed to be “spring fresh.” But don’t despair. If your towels are smelly, here are a few simple secrets that will help break the mildew cycle and prevent it from returning. If nothing else works we've created all natural Smelly Cleaners to remove odor from your clothes washer, dishwasher and laundry forever!
The Baking Soda Trick
OK, what doesn’t baking soda do? It’s..