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4 Appliances That You Should Fix Instead of Replace in a Rental Home

4 Appliances That You Should Fix Instead of Replace in a Rental Home

Whether you’re a homeowner renting out an apartment, a property manager preparing for an open house, or a tenant who broke something and is trying not to get in trouble, this article may have some information that you can use. When it comes to appliances, more often than not, people notice that a machine starts making funny noises or stops working to it’s full capacity and they decide to just give up on it and buy a new one. What most people don’t know is that often times, many appliances can be fixed or restored and can not only save you a lot of time, energy, and money, but can also do the environment a favor and do quite a bit of reducing, reusing, and recycling. Here are a few of the main appliances that you should think about getting fixed before you replace them. Washing Machines Whether you have a front load or top load, washing machines are known to cause a little bit of trouble after a few years, especially if you’re not performing its proper routine maintenance. The most common problem that people have with their washing machine is an issue with the draining system. Whether you have a drain issue or another problem with your washing machine, see if you can give it fixed before you give it the boot. Dryers When it comes to your dryer, you’re most likely going to encounter an issue with your dryer vent. After you find yourself frustrated with your user’s manual, trying to Google DIY dryer fixes, or struggling to follow instructions of professionals on YouTube videos, you...
An Easy Guide to Reducing Waste in Your Home

An Easy Guide to Reducing Waste in Your Home

Use Mason Jars for Storage Mason jars are a great and attractive way to store food and other things. They are dependable and versatile and can store virtually anything.  Give Away Instead of Throw Away This rule can apply to clothing, furniture, books, appliances and so much more. Just because you don’t want it anymore, doesn’t mean that it can’t still be used by someone else. If you don’t want something anymore, try your best to find it a new home before you throw it out. Repurpose Old Things Give it a whole new life! Repurposing old things plays a huge part in reducing waste in your home. Pinterest is a great site with tons of fun resources on how to repurpose old things. Don’t throw it out! Use Reusable Bags When it comes to shopping, traveling, or just storing things in your house- use reusable bags. This will not only limit your waste a great deal, but it’ll save you a few bucks a month too. Repair Instead of Replace This rule is specifically for appliances and electronics. People tend to throw machines out before even analyzing what is wrong with it. Not only is this wasteful, but it is often a huge waste of money. Before replacing an old appliance or electronic, call an appliance repairman and see if it can be fixed first. Use Rechargeable Batteries Buy a few rechargeable batteries at the beginning of the year and they can be good for up to two whole years. This cuts down on waste majorly and also cuts down on annoying, inconvenient trips to the store when...
Different Types of KitchenAid Dishwasher Repair

Different Types of KitchenAid Dishwasher Repair

Let’s face it, you’re tired of washing your own dishes. It takes too much time and it dries your hands out. It’s time to get your dishwasher fixed. Before giving a call to your local KitchenAid washer repair, try to see if you can fix it yourself. Here are a few tips you can try to fix your dishwasher: *Make sure that you have your owner’s manual nearby to help guide you in finding specific parts of the dishwasher.  *Remember: If at any time you have a question or you’re not sure about something don’t hesitate to call your local KitchenAid dishwasher repair. Your KitchenAid Dishwasher Repair Solutions Problem: Your dishwasher isn’t working at all. Solution: If your dishwasher isn’t working at all, there are a few things that you can do. The first thing that you should try is making sure that the dishwasher is firmly plugged into the outlet. Check the fuses and circuit breakers to make sure that they are not damaged or one hasn’t been tripped. Check the wires of the plug for damage. If it cord is damaged it should be replaced immediately. Check the door latch to make sure that it is working correctly and fully closing. If you have tried all of the above and your dishwasher is still not working at all, give New Life Appliance Repair a call at 949-929-3198 and we’ll be happy to help you figure out the problem and come up with a solution.   Problem: The water is not draining out of your dishwasher. Solution: If the water is not draining here’s a couple things you should...