Washer and Dryer

These days, living without a washer and dryer set is almost unthinkable. Here’s what you need to know to buy the right ones and keep them working properly.

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How to Snuff Out Bad Smells in Your House

Every now and then you'll walk into a room in your home and think to yourself, "What stinks?" Maybe it's the kitchen trash, a clogged drain or even a moldy-smelling washing machine. Whatever it is, here's some tips to tracking down bad odors in your home and eliminating them.

22 Brainy Ways to Use Dryer Sheets at Home

Who knew dryer sheets had so many uses beyond making laundry smell fresh and feel soft? Here are 22 ways...


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How to Clean the Inside of a Washing Machine

Time to get this on your cleaning rotation!


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How to Clean a Front Load Washer

You may not realize you should clean your front load washer. But it's important to do so once a month...


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How to Prevent Water Damage in the House

Water damage from frozen pipes, ruptured washer hoses, leaking supply lines and dripping water heaters costs billions every year. This...

How to Make Homemade Dryer Sheets With Stuff You Already Have in the House

How to Make Homemade Dryer Sheets With Stuff You Already Have in the House


How to Troubleshoot Windshield Washers

Restore washer fluid flow of your windshield washer in minutes with this how-to guide.

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How To Clean a Dryer Vent

A lack of routine maintenance could put your home at risk of having a fire if you don't know how...


How to Stop a Freeze-Proof Faucet From Leaking

Nuisance stopper! Fix that drippy outdoor faucet.


Fix a Leaking Frost-Proof Faucet

Check out these fixes for common faucet problems


How to Repair a Windshield Washer

Diagnosis and repair are easy, cheap and fast.

Fix a Leaking Faucet

Learn to fix the most common causes of a leaking faucet.


How to Renew Wooden Fences

Shabby to handsome in three easy steps


How To Get Stains Out of a Mattress

You can't throw a mattress into the washer, so how do you clean mattress stains? Here's a few simple ways...


Stain Removal on Clothes Stained by Washer

Eliminate irritating clothes washer stains with a simple cleaning


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Dryer Vents: How to Hook Up and Install Dryer Vents

How to install a rigid metal duct for a safer dryer.

DIY Washer Pedestal

Build your own laundry pedestal and save hundreds of dollars


Dry Clothes Faster with a Dryer Duct Booster

Suck out damp dryer exhaust fast


Clothes Washer: Keep Your Washing Machine from Flooding the Laundry Room

Install an automatic washing machine shutoff valve to prevent floods


How to Clean a Washing Machine Inlet Screen

Faster flow for a slow-filling washer


Washing Machine Repair: Stuck on One Cycle?

Fix the washer yourself and avoid an expensive service call


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Replace a Broken Dryer Vent Cap

Install a new dryer vent cover in about 30 minutes


Stop Washing Machine Vibration

Simply adjust the legs to keep your washing machine in place


Front-Loading Washer Won’t Drain

Easy fix for front-loaders

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How to Fix a Washing Machine That Won’t Drain

Washing machine not draining? Here's the fix!


Upgrade Washing Machine Hoses

Replace rubber washing machine hoses with no-burst woven metal hoses to avoid water leaks from the washing machine.


How to Stabilize a Washing Machine

Get those bad vibrations under control


Washing Machine Repair: How to Replace a Belt

Save an expensive service call with this DIY fix


How to Repair a Leaking Washing Machine

Fix the most common leaks yourself and avoid a $75 service call.


Check Washing Machine Water Temperatures for Better Performance

Keep cold water washing in the 65- to 85-degree range