Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2012’

My Washer isn’t getting any Cold Water

Washer Knobs

When a washing machine allows cold water to enter the tub depends greatly upon its make and model. Some washing machines direct cold water only during certain cycles. Others allow hot and cold water to enter in an alternating fashion in order to equalize the water temperature. The first thing you should do is refer to your owner’s manual to …

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Clothes are wet after Spin Cycle

Clothes Pile

The clothes are wet after spinning   When the clothes are wet at the end of a cycle, check these: First: If you using a high-efficiency washer check to be sure you are you using the right type of soap. Next: Check the owner’s manual. If you are experiencing a mechanical issue they typically fall into these categories: Motor coupler …

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Dryer 101

Clothes Dryer

Dryer 101 : Gas vs. Electric Dryers Both gas and electric clothes dryers work by heating air that is blown through a duct into a rotating drum. Gas dryers have a gas burner that does the heating; electric dryers have electric heating elements. Both types utilize electricity for the motor that turns the drum and the controls. West LA Washer …

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