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Home-Tech takes the Scare out of a Broken Appliance

Home-Tech takes the Scare out of a Broken Appliance

There's nothing scarier than a broken appliance. For many folks, a brain-hungry hoard of flesh-eating zombies is scary -- a dude in a Freddy Kreuger mask with a chain saw is terrifying – and for most of us, a scary clown jumping out from around a dark corner makes us...

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Dryer Vent Maintenance Crucial for Fire Prevention

Dryer Vent Maintenance Crucial for Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention Week runs from October 6th through October 10th. A big part of this under-celebrated holiday is performing dryer vent maintenance. We'll come back to that later, but for now I'd like to discuss the event of leaving my home, even for a quick jaunt to...

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Help! My Dryer Isn’t Heating!

Help! My Dryer Isn’t Heating!

The worst feeling is when you come home after a long day at work and realize something broke while you were gone. The worst is finding out your dryer isn't heating after just wanting to hop into bed with warm, clean sheets. Instead of a relaxing night, you now have...

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5 Common Dryer Smells and What Causes Them

5 Common Dryer Smells and What Causes Them

There’s no better feeling than changing into clean clothes, or getting into bed with fresh sheets. On the contrary, there’s no worse feeling than changing into clothes that smell like gasoline, or sheets that smell like mildew. Yuck! It’s concerning when your clothes...

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Freezer Not Freezing? Here’s What to Do

Freezer Not Freezing? Here’s What to Do

It can be rather frustrating when you have a freezer not freezing, especially because a freezer's only function is...well, keeping food frozen! When a home appliance isn’t doing what it’s supposed to, our first tendency is to want to kick the hunk of junk to the curb....

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Best Top Load Washers for 2020

Best Top Load Washers for 2020

Best Top Load Washers for 2020Since washers sell for anywhere from $275 to $2,500, you are probably wanting to research what is out there so you can get the best one for your needs. The trend for front load washers has gone down slightly over the years mainly due to...

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4 Simple Tips for Fixing a Smelly Dryer

4 Simple Tips for Fixing a Smelly Dryer

How to Fix a Smelly DryerThe whole purpose of a washer and dryer is to keep your clothes clean and fresh-smelling. So the last thing you expect from your washer and dryer is a musty smell. However, this is not an uncommon problem. Although rather frustrating, we've...

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7 Easy Tricks to Try on a Washer That Won’t Drain

7 Easy Tricks to Try on a Washer That Won’t Drain

How to Fix a Washer That Won’t DrainIf your washing machine doesn’t drain, you probably either have something stuck in the drain hose or pump or the pump is broken. If you are handy, you can check to see if there is a clog and clear it yourself by following the...

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4 Tips to Troubleshoot Freezer Ice Maker Issues

4 Tips to Troubleshoot Freezer Ice Maker Issues

If your ice maker isn't working, it could be a simple fix. However, if this seems too complicated or you just don't have the time or energy, pick up the phone now and contact us at 800-433-9740 or fill out our online request for service. Here are some quick tips to...

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8 Steps to Troubleshoot Water Heater Problems

8 Steps to Troubleshoot Water Heater Problems

If the problem with your water heater is the tank itself or components, it's time to contact Home-Tech at 800-433-9740 or fill out our online request for service so we can properly diagnose and fix it for you. However, if you have fluctuating temperatures or the hot...

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How to Troubleshoot Dishwasher Problems

How to Troubleshoot Dishwasher Problems

There are a few things to consider on your own if you are having problems with your dishwasher. However, if you would rather get professionals involved and not deal with the aggravation of fixing your dishwasher, contact us at 800-433-9740 or fill out our online...

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