Washer Articles & Tips

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 .

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 .

Is your top-load washer making a loud noise during the wash cycle? Watch our video to for tips to eliminate the top causes of washing machine noise. Your washing machine shouldn’t be rumbling and grumbling like some sort of monster. Here are some... 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 .