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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 Fix a Dryer Moisture Sensor

When it's set to Auto Dry, does your dryer keep running for hours? Clean your dryer's moisture sensor and your problem may be solved.

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How To Fix a Dryer That Doesn’t Dry Clothes

If your clothes dryer fails to dry clothes, try clearing the dryer vent tube before calling an appliance repair tech.


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How To Fix a Front-Loading Washing Machine That Won’t Drain

If your front-loading washer won't drain, something's probably stuck. Here's how to diagnose the problem and fix it.


How to Wash an Electric Blanket

Before you snuggle up with your electric blanket this winter, make sure it's clean. Here's how to do it.


10 Ways to Unwrinkle Your Clothing Without an Iron

No time to iron? Don't panic. These tips will have you smoothed out in no time.

The Easiest Way to Wash Bath Mats

You probably aren't cleaning your bath mats often enough. Here's why you should, and how to do it.


9 Ways to Dry Clothes Without a Dryer

Whether your dryer is kaput or you're looking for ways to save energy, drying clothes without a dryer isn't as...

How to DIY Laundry Shelves

Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.


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...


How to Repair a Leaking Washing Machine

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


Dryer Vents: How to Hook Up and Install Dryer Vents

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

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 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.


How to 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...

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Stain Removal on Clothes Stained by Washer

Eliminate irritating clothes washer stains with a simple cleaning


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