What to Check When The Oven Door Won’t Close

In order to cook food efficiently, your oven door helps seal the heat in the oven tub. However, if that door fails to close all the way, you will still be able to cook food but the heat will seep out. This will cause the food to cook slower and unevenly as well as will make the area above your …

Three Great Activities to Keep the Kids Entertained in July

With summer break in full swing for most students, you may have found that your children are getting a little bored. If you are wondering what they are going to do until school starts up again next month, you are in luck. Indianapolis has some great family-friendly activities going on this month. Here’s just a sampling of a few: Indy …

Replacing The Rollers On Your Dish Racks

The dish racks in your dishwasher, not unlike your garage door, run on a system of rails and rollers. The rollers are designed to smoothly roll along the rails no matter how much weight is in the dish rack. This makes loading and unloading the dishwasher easily done. However, if those rollers become damaged, you will learn just how much …

Troubleshooting Why Your Freezer Isn’t Defrosting

If you are of a certain age, you may remember a time when your freezer didn’t have a defrost function. If you just left it be for long enough, you would have a freezer full of a thick layer of frost. However, most modern refrigerators come with built-in automatic defrost. This means it eliminates the need for all the scraping …

Why Ice Keeps Clumping in the Ice Maker

An automatic ice maker is a handy tool in the kitchen, except when that ice doesn’t come in neat little cubes. If you have ice that is fusing into one large and unmanageable chunk, then your ice maker isn’t doing anyone much good. Not only is this issue frustrating, but it may be a sign of other issues in your …

Top 5 Activities for You and Your Baby in Indianapolis

Getting out of the house can be challenging when you have a baby, but it’s essential for both of you. The Indianapolis area is full of places where you and your baby can have a great time. Take a look at 5 of our top recommendations. Babyscape at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis: The world’s biggest children’s museum was also …

How to Replace an Oven Gasket

Has your oven started to produce unevenly cooked or even slow cooked food? Have you noticed that you feel particularly hot spots coming from your oven door? If this is the case, you may need to replace the gasket in your oven. Similar to the waterproof door gaskets in your washer or other appliances, your oven also has a gasket …

How to Replace an Agitator in a Top-Load Washer

If you own a top-load washer, the agitation that helps clean your clothing is done by the agitator located in the center. This plastic piece rotates back and forth during the wash to promote motion among your clothing. However, over years of use or even attempts to wash more solid items like sneakers, for example, the agitator can become damaged. …

How to Replace Your Samsung Refrigerator’s Compressor Overload Protector Once It Fails

The compressor overload protector is designed to provide power to the compressor while protecting it from overloads and surges. If your compressor isn’t receiving power, its overload protector may have burnt out or failed. Order a new one (part #DA35-00008X for most Samsung models) and install it by following these instructions: 1. Unplug your refrigerator. Always unplug your appliance before starting …