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Obviously, DIY appliance repair can save you money on repair bills – when you do it right. It’s also not hard to hear about DIY repairs that have gone bad – costing homeowners much more than the original professional repair would have cost. When... Read more .

Revised February 1, 2024. So your washing machine stopped working, and you’re wondering if you should fix it or get a new one. We’re here to help you answer that question with common sense tips and advice. You’ll need to focus on some key factors... Read more .

Figuring out why the tray inside your microwave won’t spin isn’t always easy. Sure, it could be that someone messed with the settings and turned the rotation off. If you check the settings and that’s not the issue, then one of these problems... Read more .

Simple solutions are always good, especially when you’re getting rid of odors in your laundry room – which are almost always caused by a smelly washer. When you tire of wrinkling your nose at that rancid smell wafting out of your laundry space,... Read more .

Finding out what’s causing your oven to heat unevenly or inaccurately is a top priority when cakes, cookies, pies or other baked goods get ruined. We’re here to help. Here are the top causes of oven temperature issues: Control thermostat... Read more .

The thermostat in your dryer regulates heating temperature so clothes get dry without overheating. A failed operating thermostat can prevent the dryer from heating or cause the dryer to overheat and damage garments. When you notice one of these... Read more .

Updated January 29, 2024. Sears Home Services has been in business for more than 30 years and continues to “wow” customers with outstanding home improvements and repair services. Our professional, experienced consultants, coordinators and repair... Read more .

Updated January 26, 2024. Why does your top-load washing machine not fill up? Watch our video and get DIY troubleshooting tips to discover if the problem is your washing machine water valves, a kink in the water hose or some type of clog. Washer... Read more .

Don’t panic when you see water leaking from your dishwasher – take action. Acting immediately can help you resolve the problem and prevent damage to counters and flooring. In case the leak is caused by the water supply hose, you should shut off... Read more .

Updated January 26, 2024 Check the basics first. Something as simple as the dryer door not being shut completely can keep your dryer from starting. Here are some additional reasons why your dryer won’t start: The “Control Lock” is enabled on... Read more .