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Guide to Troubleshooting Your Appliances

guide to troubleshooting your appliances

Few household aggravations rank higher than dealing with ailing (leaking, thumping, malfunctioning) appliances. Sometimes the machine will be beyond hope―destined for the recycling pile. Other times an inexpensive repair is all that’s needed. The first question is, How do you diagnose the problem? The next is, How do you figure out whether it’s a job…

Yes, You Need to Clean Your Washing Machine

you need to clean your washing machine.

Be honest: When was the last time you cleaned your washing machine? It may sound odd to clean a machine that’s built to clean things, but washing machines can be really gross. One study found that bacteria like salmonella and E. coli from diapers and underwear is often present in washing machines—and can leech onto what…

A Guide to Plastic Recycling and Reusing

A Guide to Plastic Recycling and Reusing

Plastic recycling and reusing is vital in the modern world. As a resource that’s not going to last forever, and that takes a long time to break down in landfills, recycling and reusing is essential to making plastic last and keeping our environment safer for longer. From learning how to recycle plastic bottles to being…