How to Clean Door Gasket on Front Loader Washer

The best way to clean mold from a washer door seal, is to avoid the mold in the first place.  Stop it before it starts, and act right away if you s,ell any dank odors coming from your washing machine. This post details how to clean door gasket on front loader washer should it ever … Continue reading How to Clean Door Gasket on Front Loader Washer



How to Clean Front Load Washer Gasket

In this piece, we discuss how to clean a front load washer gasket to remove mold and mildew.  And to that end, we think that your first, best strategy, is to keep the gasket clean in the first place.  Keep it dry when the washer is not used.  Wipe it dry after each clothes washing … Continue reading How to Clean Front Load Washer Gasket



Top Load vs Front Load Washers Pros and Cons

In this piece we discuss top load vs front load washers pros cons.  In a front loader washing machine, you get nearly all the conveniences of taking your laundry to a Laundromat. But you get them in your own laundry room! How cool is that?  A top load washer though, may clean certain clothes better.  … Continue reading Top Load vs Front Load Washers Pros and Cons



How to Defrost Freezer with Heat Gun Quickly

We’ve found that a   heat gun  significantly speeds up   how quickly   a   freezer defrosts, whether it be frost free or manual defrost. Have rented a few apartments equipped with manual-defrost freezers. Indeed at this very moment, I have a manual-defrost Frigidaire upright freezer in the basement that requires semi-annual defrosting (two or three times per year) … Continue reading How to Defrost Freezer with Heat Gun Quickly



How to Fix Electric Baseboard Heater Noise

We’ve dealt with the problem of electric baseboard heater noise for a decade now in our second floor bedrooms.  This piece describes our experiences that show How to fix electric baseboard heater noise. Baseboard heaters are great for adding to the home’s base heating (the furnace). They can fix a room always being cold.  But … Continue reading How to Fix Electric Baseboard Heater Noise



How to Clean Washing Machine with Bleach

Bleach is probably the most effective liquid to use to clean and disinfect any front or top loading washing machine.  Even in small amounts, chlorine bleach virtually guarantees the halt of bacterial growths that lead eventually to a smelly washer. So this post covers how to clean a typical washing machine with bleach.  Details how … Continue reading How to Clean Washing Machine with Bleach



How to Repair Electric Kettle Lid, Hamilton Beach 40891

We love our Hamilton Beach 40891 cordless kettle.  But by necessity, we learned a bit about kettle repair, when the lid for that kettle came apart after several years of use.  We fixed it, and so here, we share how to repair electric kettle lid on our 40891 Hamilton Beach teapot. So, we determined how … Continue reading How to Repair Electric Kettle Lid, Hamilton Beach 40891



Instant Pot Buttons, Smart WiFi, By Column

This piece describes button locations on Smart WiFi Instant Pot.  We list each button location by column.  Note that this post covers only button locations.  It neither describes what each button does, nor how to use it.  For that, please see our   Instant Pot WiFi Pressure Cooker Buttons Guide   that covers the whats and hows … Continue reading Instant Pot Buttons, Smart WiFi, By Column



How to Change WiFi on Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Let’s say you’ve previously set up your Instant Pot Smart WiFi pressure cooker.  That is, you created an Instant Pot account through their Instant Pot app, which means that you’ve also installed that app on your mobile device.  You also assigned your cooker a PIN, and it now shows up in the app’s  My Devices  list.  … Continue reading How to Change WiFi on Instant Pot Pressure Cooker



How to Set Up Instant Pot Smart WiFi Pressure Cooker

When you get a new Instant Pot, it’s so tempting to just dive right in and make the best tasting recipes around, in the shortest time.  But note that this electric pressure cooker need some preps before you can use it to fullest advantage.  If you take the time to learn how to connect it … Continue reading How to Set Up Instant Pot Smart WiFi Pressure Cooker