To get rid of bad odor from a garbage disposal grind 1-2 gallons of ice while running hot water. If odor persists, add 1 level cap or 1 envelope of Smelly Dishwasher & Disposal Cleaner to a pail of hot water and pour the mixture down the drain before retiring for the night. In the morning grind another gallon of ice while running hot water.
Another cause of odor can be an improperly installed P or S trap under the sink
When washing your clothes, you obviously expect them to come out clean and smelling fresh. Unfortunately, that's not always the case. If your washer stinks this could be why.
Too Much Detergent
The most common cause is using too much detergent. Using too much soap can lead to more suds than the machine can rinse away. As your machine runs through its cycles, these extra suds and dirty water splash up the walls and a residue is left as the water drains from the tub.&n..
When buying a clothes dryer for your home cost, efficiency and reliability are important issues to consider. The initial cost can be offset by efficiency and reliability.
Location in the home is also important in order to keep a shorter vent run. It is advised that the vent run is no more than 25 feet. However, each 90 degree bend subtracts 7 feet from that allowed run. If a long run is necessary blowers can be installed to increase air flow.
Long dry times can be a symptom of a clo..
If you can smell something burning in your Whirlpool or Kenmore top loader washing machine immediately unplug the unit. Put your hand against the plastic part of the electrical outlet. If heat is felt you may have located the source. A loose electrical connection in the wall plate can easily be fixed. If you're not comfortable working with electricity call a professional.
Rather than calling for appliance repair you can easily repair many problems yourself. IMPORTANT:&n..
Washing machine odor, especially in the new front loading clothes washers, can easily be avoided by using the best detergent to reduce odor. It is necessary for high efficiency washers to use HE detergent. HE stands for high efficiency which means low sudsing.
Suds left by overuse of detergent and softeners will feed bacteria and mold to make your washer smell.
Suds also can change the surface tension of water which allows it into smaller spaces such as the spin bearing in back of t..
Since we created first washer deodorizer in 2006 there are now many companies selling their version. In the spirit of capitalism we must welcome competition as it can only be good for the consumer. This is the first in a series of DIY education posts to explain why using Smelly Washer Cleaner is your best decision when cleaning your washer.
Tide Washing Machine Cleaner, simply by virtue of being Tide, has the..
The dishwasher is one of the most used appliances in the home. It can save us time and water in our effort to keep our dishes and kitchen clean. However, if not properly used it is an appliance that can ruin a floor with water leaks, wreck a counter top and even affect our health. To save money you may be able to fix the problem yourself. The number one priority should be safety. Always unplug or cut the power to any appliance before it's worked on. Also, keep in mind stainless steel ..
Before calling for repair consult your owners manual to check for warranty. If the manual is unavailable there may be information online. Make sure to check for limited warranties on parts. Limited warranty covers the part but not installation costs. To receive any warranty factory authorized service will need to be used. Call your local repair shop to ask if they are factory authorized or a nationwide authorized servicer is A&E Factory Service (80..
News story comparison of leading washing machine cleaner.
Affresh washer cleaner has been sold at many retailers since 2009. Created and sold by Whirlpool in their effort to contend with alleged design flaws, (UPDATE) Affresh is sold in foil pouches consisting of 3 or more tablets to clean your washing machine.
To use Affresh Washing Machine Cleaner:
*Directions from Affresh website:
1. Empty your washer.
2. Place one tablet of affres..