Washer Articles & Tips

Too many suds in your washing machine? Watch this video for the most common causes of suds and tips for eliminating suds in your washer. When it comes to laundry, there can be too much of a good thing. You might think extra detergent means... 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 .

Has your washing machine stopped working or have you just discovered that it won’t start? Our video provides a simple checklist of common issues to look into — before calling a washer repairman. If your washer won’t start, there are some simple... Read more .

What appliances and systems are covered in Sears’ home warranty plans? What does the Whole House Plan include? Most people think about home warranties only when they’ve just bought a house. But home warranties are a good idea at any time,... Read more .

Does your laundry room feel like a mess? Our interactive photo offers laundry room organization ideas to clean up your act. A messy laundry room can make you feel more stressed about this chore. An organized one, however, could help you feel... Read more .

Are you misusing your washer? Read the top five reasons for washing machine problems, and view our interactive photo for tips to correct the common issues of washer abuse, from overloading to using the wrong detergent. Ever notice mysterious... Read more .

When is a washing machine overloaded? Can you put that extra sweatshirt in with that large load? Find out how much to load a washer and whether you have an overloaded washer. Washing machines aren’t created equal. Both top- and front-loaders can... Read more .

Do you use high-efficiency laundry detergent for front-load and top-load washers? Watch this video for tips on high-efficiency washers and detergent. Many people have no idea that high-efficiency washers need high-efficiency (HE) detergent. This... Read more .

We think your answers about appliances can reveal your age. Take our quiz to see if we can guess how old you are based on your appliance preferences. Age is merely a number — but your taste in appliances just might give it away. Do you prefer a... Read more .

Why does your top-load washing machine not fill up? Watch our video to discover if the problem is your washing machine water valves, a kink in the water hose or some type of clog. Your top-load washing machine obviously needs water to do its job.... Read more .