A central air conditioner relies on two different sets of coils to keep the chemical refrigerant moving through the system to fuel cooling. The first set of coils resides in the outdoor condensing unit and are called condensing coils. What purpose do these coils serve, why is their proper operation vital to the air conditioner, and what malfunctions in the coils can thwart your system? Condensing Coil Function and Importance
- A dishwasher isn't necessarily an appliance that you need to have in your home, however, it is a nice convenience to have, especially if you hate doing dishes by hand. Your dishes are done by a machine and you don't have the dish pan hands, or worse, a pile of dishes in your sink with dried on food that have been sitting for days on end (maybe a dish fairy will do them for you - probably not).
- You can tell when the tub seal on the stem of the transmission on a washing machine has worn out because water will start leaking out of the bottom of the washer. You need to replace the seal to stop the leak and protect your floors. Most washing machine owners who like to do their own appliance repair work around the house can change the seal by themselves in about an hour.
- Having the furnace shut off on a cold winter's night and not starting up again can be a reason to panic. The first thing you'll probably think about is how cold it's going to get in your home and if you are going to be able to stay there until you can get a repairman over to fix the problem. However, furnaces often stop working for reasons that are easy to fix and you should be able to do them yourself without having to call a repairman.
- Washing machines are one of the most depended on appliances in the home today. For that reason, it can be highly worrisome when a washer starts to issue unusual gurgles, squeals, and bangs. If you would like to empower yourself by learning more about some common washing machine problems, read on. This article will introduce you to two defective components that can cause a noisy washer. Drain Pump As its name would imply, the drain pump is responsible for pumping as much water as possible out of the machine prior to the spin cycle.