If you have a washing machine, it is almost inevitable that you'll have to replace one or more of its parts at some point. Whether it's a leaky gasket, faulty motor, or stiff belt, these parts often need to be replaced on short notice. When this happens, you may think that you just don't have the money to purchase the parts because they may seem out of your budget. However, there are things you can do to get affordable replacement parts.
No matter how delicious it tastes, certain meals are going to smell horrible in the microwave. And depending on what you cooked in the microwave, it will likely continue to smell unless you take steps to freshen up your microwave and remove the odors.
Clean The Microwave Thoroughly
If the interior of your microwave has not been cleaned out thoroughly, do so with a rag and a household cleaning product. Removing food debris that has splattered on the inside of the microwave may be all it takes to remove the terrible odor.
Sucking up the wrong thing with your vacuum can lead to a blockage, which can require you to take the machine to your local vacuum service professional. While you'll be happy to get the machine back in proper working order in a short amount of time, you'll feel slightly silly if you learn that the issue was entirely preventable. There's little doubt that it can occasionally be tempting to suck up different objects with the vacuum and hear them rattle their way through the hose, but doing so can risk a problem.
Your dishwasher saves you a significant amount of work every single time that it runs. Not convinced? Just try hand washing all your dishes for a day or two and you'll be making a pledge to never take your dishwasher for granted again. Instead of simply not taking your dishwasher for granted, you can really show your appreciation for this appliance by taking proper care of it. With the right approach, you can expect that your dishwasher will last for years, thanks to your care.
If your dishwasher is slow to drain, check the drain hose. The drain hose connects to the sink's drain pipe sending a mixture of water and soap into the tub to clean dishes. Dishwasher drain hoses easily get damaged after much use. Here are some tips to replace a dishwasher drain hose.
Prepare to Work
For this project, you need:
work gloves screwdriver sticky note pencil or marker old rag towels or bucket voltage tester electrical tape pliers or adjustable wrench replacement drain hose Unplug the dishwasher from the outlet usually located under the sink or turn off power at the breaker.