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The Best Way to Decorate a Refrigerator

The Best Way to Decorate a Refrigerator

Who says your refrigerator has to be same old, same old? You can transform your refrigerator by painting and then decorating it. Whatever you decide to do with your refrigerator, plan to spend a few days on the project. You will need to store your perishable foods elsewhere while you're working on t
How to Turn Down the Temperature on an O. Smith Electric Water Heater

How to Turn Down the Temperature on an O. Smith Electric Water Heater

A.O. Smith Corporation produces a number of energy efficient electric water heaters. These water heaters feature easily accessed control panels that make altering the temperature on an A.O. Smith electric water heater relatively simple. Even a novice do-it-yourselfer can turn down the temperature in
Used BBQ Smokers for Sale: 4 Basic Things to Know

Used BBQ Smokers for Sale: 4 Basic Things to Know

Barbeque smokers are considered an investment for two reasons. First, the term investment is used because bbq smokers are generally expensive. Second, because these cooking equipment work wonders with any type of food you put inside the chamber.
Can the Steam From the Coffee Pot Harm Your Cabinets?

Can the Steam From the Coffee Pot Harm Your Cabinets?

Coffee makers are handy kitchen gadgets. During the brewing process, water heats up in the top reservoir of the machine and can cause steam to rise through the vents. Because the coffee maker is typically placed on countertops beneath kitchen cabinets, the steam can come into contact with the cabine
Can You Use a Small Steam Cleaner for Ceilings?

Can You Use a Small Steam Cleaner for Ceilings?

Ceilings are usually forgotten when it comes to cleaning, but they may be exposed to as much grime, dirt and germs as other hard surfaces in the home. Cleaning them is usually difficult because of lack of access or rough ceiling materials that can't be wiped -- but a steam cleaner can simplify the j
How to Wire Cat-5 to a Phone Jack

How to Wire Cat-5 to a Phone Jack

An increasing number of households have Internet access, so Cat-5 cable is replacing older Cat-3 cable as the standard for telephone connections. It has four pairs of stranded wires capable of handling both voice and data transmission with less interference, or crosstalk, than the older cable. You o
My Maytag Neptune Washer Smells

My Maytag Neptune Washer Smells

Your Maytag Neptune front-loading washer is meant to get your clothes clean, but when you notice a foul smell coming from the appliance, the cleanliness of your laundry comes into question. Foul odors in the washer can transfer to your clothes, leaving them smelling musty and unclean.
Appliance Warranty Programs

Appliance Warranty Programs

Warranties can help you extend an appliance's useful years.detail of classical cooking stove image by Tomo Jesenicnik from Fotolia.comAccording to Appliance.net, the average lifespan for a refrigerator is 14 years. A washing machine should last about 12 years. A gas water heater will...
Carpet Cleaner Information

Carpet Cleaner Information

Carpets looks their best when newly installed, especially after they are first vacuumed. After time, though, they become dirty, dingy and even smelly. If you want your carpet to return to its original pristine state then you will need an effective carpet cleaning procedure.
How to Remove Dust From a Stucco Ceiling

How to Remove Dust From a Stucco Ceiling

A stucco ceiling has uneven surfaces that allow dust to collect in the ridges and grooves. If you let the dust accumulate for too long, the ceiling begins to look dirty. Even if you want to paint the ceiling, you still need to remove the dust. Once dusted, you can paint the ceiling or leave it as is
How to Add a Garage to an Existing Structure

How to Add a Garage to an Existing Structure

Adding a garage to an existing home or building requires a well-thought-out design. You don't want to compromise the market value of the existing building. Ask a builder to help you sketch the shape of the new garage and pay particular attention to the roof line. The best design is to make the garag
How to Level a Refrigerator

How to Level a Refrigerator

If the refrigerator in your home sits unevenly, you may end up with spills inside the refrigerator that can eventually lead to a major leak. If your refrigerator isn't level, you should level the appliance as soon as possible to prevent further issues. Leveling your refrigerator doesn't require any
How to Bypass the Water Filter on a Frigidaire Refrigerator

How to Bypass the Water Filter on a Frigidaire Refrigerator

Frigidaire refrigerators with water filtration use the "PureSource Ultra" filter system and the filter is usually located in the top right-hand corner of the refrigerator. While Frigidaire recommends that you replace the filter every 6 months or less for proper water and ice filtration, you may choo
How to Replace a Heating Coil on a Bosch Dishwasher

How to Replace a Heating Coil on a Bosch Dishwasher

Bosch dishwashers use a looped heating element to maintain water temperature and to dry dishes during the powered dry cycle. This element, like electric stove elements, eventually may crack, wear out and stop working. The Bosch still will operate, but it may not clean dishes as effectively and the p
How to Replace a Thermocouple on a Whirlpool Water Heater

How to Replace a Thermocouple on a Whirlpool Water Heater

A Whirlpool water heater needs a gas supply, a working gas control valve/thermostat, an unclogged pilot and a clean burner assembly. If all these items are functioning but your water heater is not working, chances are your thermocouple is damaged and needs replacing. The thermocouple acts as a safet
Electrical Applications of Stranded Copper Wire

Electrical Applications of Stranded Copper Wire

Stranded copper wire is composed of many small gauge wires in order to make a large conductor. Presence of thinner conductors makes the stranded wire more flexible and solid in comparison to the other wire of same diameter.
How to Mix Stainless Steel Appliances With White

How to Mix Stainless Steel Appliances With White

"Appliances can now be refinished when you want to change the look of the kitchen" but do not want to go through the cost of replacing them, according to the Internet Home Alliance. This includes creating the look of stainless steel. The process can be time consuming and "a poor quality (paint) coul
How to Buy the Best LCD Brackets For You

How to Buy the Best LCD Brackets For You

Looking for the best LCD brackets for your LCD or Plasma television sets? This article will help by letting you know the key information to look out for in finding the best model to suit your particular needs.
How to Get Vacuum Cleaners Unclogged

How to Get Vacuum Cleaners Unclogged

While there are many styles and types of vacuum cleaners, they all have one thing in common: At one time or another, they can all become clogged with dirt, hair and other debris. It is not surprising that a vacuum can develop a clog considering all the foreign substances to which it is exposed. If y
How to Troubleshoot the Soap Cap on a GE Dishwasher

How to Troubleshoot the Soap Cap on a GE Dishwasher

The detergent dispenser on your General Electric (GE) dishwasher has a lid that must be closed before beginning the wash cycle. The lid keeps the detergent inside of the detergent cup until it is needed during the wash cycle, when it opens automatically to release the detergent. The lid is controlle