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Repair your household appliances with these step-by-step projects and expert tips from the pros.
Washer and Dryer Repair
How to Fix a Leaky Refrigerator Water Dispenser
There’s a reason for mystery puddles under the fridge; fortunately the fix is easy.
Electric Stove Burner Repair Tips
Electric stove burner repair tips: Simple fixes solve most problems
Refrigerator Repair: Fix a Broken Water Dispenser Switch
Use ordinary hand tools and one hour and save $200.
Dryer Lint Cleaning Tips
Clean lint from the dryer exhaust duct quickly and easily
How to Make a Garage Refrigerator Work
Summer or winter, it takes extra energy
Refrigerator Repair: How to Repair a Refrigerator
Fridge repair: Fix the most common fridge problems yourself—and save the expense of a...
Clothes Dryer Repair Guide
You can solve most problems yourself—no experience necessary!
DIY Washing Machine Repair
No experience necessary for these easy washing machine repair fixes
Fix a Stuck Washing Machine Hose
Solution for removing rusted hoses ends
How to Fix a Leaking Refrigerator in Four Quick Steps
Do it yourself and save a service call when you've got a refrigerator leaking water
Fix a Slow Filling Washing Machine
These simple fixes will solve the problem 95 percent of the time
How to Paint Plastic Appliance Handles
Give old, yellowed handles a fresh, new look
How to Repair a Gas Range or an Electric Range
Solve these common stove problems: the gas burner won't light, the oven won't heat and...
Stainless Steel Scratch Remover Tricks for Appliances
Sand out those ugly scratches in your shiny stainless steel finishes
How to Clean a Garbage Disposal
Learn how to clean garbage disposal. It will fix that smelly garbage disposal stink.
How to Repair a Dishwasher: Solutions to 3 Common Problems
Simple dishwasher repairs: Get solutions to common dishwasher problems.
Dishwasher not Draining
Three simple things to check if your dishwasher won't drain completely
Dishwasher Repair Tips: Dishwasher Not Cleaning Dishes
Usually, simply cleaning the spray arm, filter and float will solve the problem
How to Buy a Washer and Dryer
Buying a washer and dryer is somewhat like buying a car—it can be an...
How to Replace a Dishwasher in 4 Easy Steps
Our pros tell you how to avoid the most common mistakes on how to replace...
How to Fix a Smelly Dishwasher
4 steps to an odor-free dishwasher
Clean a Stinky Fridge
Eliminate bad fridge odors with newspaper and charcoal
Whirlpool Washer Won’t Agitate? Fix the Washing Machine Agitator Dogs
Simple solution to a big problem
Fix a Smelly Washing Machine
Eliminate bad odors in your clothes washer with a special tablet
12 Awesome Smart Appliances You Can Buy Today
From making coffee, cooking a pot roast and even vacuuming your living room, smart appliances...
14 Things Invented By Kids You Probably Have At Home
You don’t have to be a grownup to have a really great idea! Check...
How to Fix Chipped Porcelain
Make annoying dings disappear
10 Tips to Master Home Appliance Repair
Fixing your appliances, instead of calling in a pro, is cost-effective, time-saving and often allows...
11 Weird Things Your Alexa is Capable Of
If you use Alexa as a virtual assistant, you likely already know she can play...
Ice Maker Repair Tips
Installing a replacement icemaker is simple.
Back to Vintage Kitchen Basics
What goes around comes around! This kitchen remodel tale from reader Judi Carroll proves it...
Lean, Green Cooking Machine
How one old green stove became the jewel of the kitchen for this reader in Palisade, CO.