Repair Articles & Tips
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Do you know all the ways you can damage your refrigerator? Read on to find out the most common causes of refrigerator repairs, from not cleaning your condenser coils to leaking gaskets. Today’s fridges may be Wi-Fi friendly and can tell you if... Read more .
Is your refrigerator too warm? View our list of common causes of a refrigerator that’s too warm and the steps to help fix your problem. Are your leftovers lukewarm? Did your milk go from fresh to foul in a matter of hours? You may want to check... Read more .
Does your washing machine overflow and won’t stop filling with water? Watch our video for tips on troubleshooting an overflowing washer and how to check the drain hose to fix the problem. No one wants a flooding appliance in their home — and... Read more .
What should you do if your dishwasher won’t drain? Read the most common reasons a dishwasher won’t drain, including a clogged drain or kinked hose, and simple steps to fix this problem. Dishwasher Not Draining? Here are the top three reasons... 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 .
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 .
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 .
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 .