How-Tos Articles & Tips

Our video series will help make your appliances work harder for you with advice from a Sears expert. It’s always a good time to make sure your appliances are humming along at peak efficiency. But how do you do that — and what exactly is a... Read more .

This easy-to-follow video shows how to make sure your washer is level and reveals simple ways to reduce vibrations. Is your washing machine shaking a bit too much during the spin cycle? There are some simple things you can check to make sure your... Read more .

What’s the point of washing your clothes if they come out less clean than when they went into your washer? If you’re frustrated with detergent residue on your clothes, there are a few things you might be doing incorrectly that should solve the... Read more .

Think you know your home appliances? It may be time to think again. Test your knowledge to find out! When it comes to home appliance care, you likely fall into one of two categories: You meticulously maintain them or ignorance is bliss. Sure,... Read more .

Are you a master chef? Test your cooking knowledge and skills on kitchen utensils and ingredients and answer common culinary questions to find out. How well do you really know your way around the kitchen? It’s time to put your skills to the... Read more .

Watch the best cleaning hack videos for easy ways to keep your home appliances, like the refrigerator and range, looking spotless and running efficiently. Some days, it can feel like your appliances turn on you. Do strange odors waft out of your... Read more .

Washing machines need to be washed themselves now and then. This can help stop foul smells and even mold and mildew. There are some simple things you can do that could make a huge difference in reducing wear and tear on your washer. After all,... Read more .

Remove grease stains, grass stains and ink stains. Find out which stain removal laundry life hacks actually work! What’s the best way to get out grass stains? What about grease stains? Is hairspray or hand sanitizer better for removing ink... Read more .

Can you really cook a salmon in the dishwasher? Can a dishwasher clean a baseball hat? Find out what popular dishwasher life hacks actually work. There’s a ton of crazy things you can do in your dishwasher besides just washing dishes — from... Read more .

A dryer uses a simple system to dry your clothes: An inner drum rotates wet clothes while circulating heated air through them to collect the moisture and then carry it out through the exhaust hose. Like most people, you probably use your dryer at... Read more .