Repair Articles & Tips

Is your air conditioning system not cooling or not working at all? Check out our interactive photo that helps troubleshoot five common AC problems. When it comes time to fire up your AC for the season, does your cooling system sound like a... Read more .

Is your dishwasher leaving white film on your dishes? Watch our video for simple tips to avoid and remove the white film caused by hard water. What’s the point of having a dishwasher if your glasses come out cloudy with white film? If you see... Read more .

These simple DIY tips from our dryer experts will help troubleshoot the reason your dryer won’t heat. They call them dryers for a reason. They’re supposed to actually dry your clothes. So when you’ve got wet clothes after running a load in the... Read more .

Discover the biggest mistakes made in the laundry room. Take our quiz about laundry detergent, lint filters and more to find out if you’re a laundry saint or a laundry sinner. No matter how many loads of laundry you’ve done in your lifetime,... Read more .

Is your washer leaking? Here are the top five reasons, plus simple tips on how to fix the most common washing machine problems. Got a puddle of water on the floor after doing a load of laundry? Don’t panic. It could be a simple problem with a DIY... Read more .

Don’t let your freezer freeze you out. We’ll help identify the likely causes of the most common freezer repairs. Has your frozen food lost its chill? Is your meat so freezer-burnt it’s entirely white? Is the freezer moaning and groaning like Old... Read more .

What’s the difference between a home warranty and homeowners insurance? How expensive are home warranties? Our video looks into these common questions and reveals the truth. A home warranty provides two main benefits, according to Russ Weaver,... Read more .

Our techs share the most common issues they encounter on repair calls when it comes to ovens and gas and electric ranges. If you’re making meals for your family, it’s a huge inconvenience when your oven or cooktop breaks down. You want your range... Read more .

Read these tips from the Sears Home Experts before you decide. After a major flood, the difficult work of cleanup is fraught with decisions about what items are salvageable and what must be replaced. Because your appliances, electronics and... Read more .

How to prevent — and deal with — water damage to your washer, dryer, fridge, HVAC and other appliances. Hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods — storm season is the time of year when Mother Nature can unleash her fury. As you batten down... Read more .