Tips For Defrosting A Window Air Conditioner

When you're air conditioner is doing its job, your home will feel cool and comfortable. Unfortunately, there can be problems with the unit that cause the air conditioner to freeze with ice. You'll need to take the following steps to defrost it. Turn Off The Air Conditioner Leaving the appliance on will cause the air conditioner to turn on occasionally and keep the coils frozen. This is not good, which is why the air conditioner needs some time turned off so it can thaw out. Read More 

4 Signs Of A Dishwasher Gone Bad

Having a dishwasher in the home is one of the greatest conveniences. Rather than spending a ton of time rinsing, scrubbing, and drying your dishes by hand, your dishwasher does it all for you. That's why when your dishwasher stops working properly, it can majorly inconvenience the daily running of your household. Here are four signs that you need to hire someone right away either for the installation of a new dishwasher or repairs: Read More 

Fridge Keeps Freezing? Check The Fan And Its Components For Obstructions

You expect your refrigerator to stay cold enough to freeze your meat and keep your produce fresh. But if the bottom cabinet is warm and the top cabinet keeps icing over, check the condenser fan in the rear cabinet of the appliance. If the fan stops spinning, it can remove heat from the refrigerator. The evaporator coil inside the freezer cabinet will build up with ice. Here's how you check and restart the condenser fan. Read More 

How To Maintain A Humidifier

A humidifier is an appliance that, like its name would seem to suggest, works to make the air within your home more humid. This can greatly increase the comfort levels within your home, especially during the winter months or if you live in a hot and dry climate. In fact, a humidifier can even help relieve dry skin and other minor health ailments that you may experience. However, due to the large amount of water that passes through them, humidifiers can be a breeding ground for bacteria and mildew if not properly cared for. Read More 

Adding Ventilation To Your Kitchen Design

Whether you are remodeling your kitchen or building a new home, installing a kitchen ventilation system is an important feature. While large hoods over the stove may seem like a fancy design element, they really do have a function that you should have in your kitchen. There are a lot of options but the most common is to install a ventilation hood over the stove that will pull steam, smoke, and gas out of the kitchen. Read More