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Fulgor Milano induction stove locked, cant figure out how to unlock.
Posted On: March 27, 2023Question from user KarmaCollect at Appliances at reddit.com.
What's the user manual say about the lock setting?
Answer from user Hairy-Management3039 at Appliances at reddit.com....[More]
The fabric softener compartment on our GE washing machine is no longer draining
Posted On: March 26, 2023Question from user MOD3RN_GLITCH at Appliances at reddit.com.
Could it somehow be related to the liquid being ever so slightly above the Max arrow? We don't try to do this, but it ha...[More]
My washing machine will not work
Posted On: March 25, 2023Need help! My washing machine won’t work because the door can’t lock and I really don’t want to call a repair company.
Question from user moralquary at Appliances at reddit.com.
Electric oven broke - need a part name
Posted On: March 24, 2023Question from user LockJaw220 at Appliances at reddit.com.
Pretty sure thats the light bulb. Model number would help so people can check diagrams and tech sheets.
Answer from user Alt...[More]
Crestron Reveals Next Generation of Horizon Keypads And Dimmers
Posted On: March 23, 2023Crestron Electronics has revealed the next generation of their Horizon keypads and dimmers. These next-generation keypads and dimmers were designed to elevate both form and function for dealers as wel...[More]
Best Dishwasher that can detect or prevent leaks
Posted On: March 23, 2023Shopping for a dishwasher after my 3-year-old Kitchen Aid dishwasher started leaking and did extensive damage to the floors/basement. Can anyone recommend a good brand of dishwasher that can detect or...[More]
The Omnichef oven by Smeg
Posted On: March 21, 2023The Smeg Omnichef oven combines traditional, steam and microwave cookings. The appliance offers seven cooking combinations and multiple possibilities in the kitchen. Thanks to the combination of the t...[More]
Kenmore dryer not starting Repair help questions
Posted On: March 21, 2023My Kenmore dryer started tripping the breaker on some settings and then just stopped working while we were testing it on low setting without tripping the breaker. The 240v outlet was replaced with a n...[More]
Samsung Adds Side-By-Side Refrigerator To Bespoke Line
Posted On: March 20, 2023Samsung’s elevates another refrigerator category with the new Bespoke Side-by-Side model, which is now available for pre-order. Suited to fit any style, Bespoke Side-by-Side has a modern design ...[More]
Gunk on dryer vent cover - how to fix or replace?
Posted On: March 20, 2023New pair of pants came out of the dryer with spots all over them after a quick solo dewrinkling cycle. Noticed this green gunk on the back panel of the dryer and assuming that is the cause.
Can someone tell me what this white substance is on the dishwasher?
Posted On: March 19, 2023Can someone tell me what this white substance is on the dishwasher? Just moved in and have had no idea.
Question from user PosiedonsTrident at Appliances at reddit.com.
I know these are older models but are they energy efficient?
Posted On: March 18, 2023Question from user Icy-Memory-5575 at Appliances at reddit.com.
The only thing close to the reliability of this machine new is a speed queen.
Answer from user Muted-Associate at Appli...[More]
Thermador Cooktop & Custom Insert Advice
Posted On: March 17, 2023I am building a new kitchen and decided to go with the Thermador Mastepiece collection. .
However, we are struggling to pair a Thermador vent with our new cooktop.
Thermador's guide says the...[More]
Washing machine not draining
Posted On: March 16, 2023Hi all. I have a top loading washing machine that is not draining. It shuts off right after the rinse cycle before the spin. I can't hear it even try to drain. It's making no weird noises.
80% Of Americans Wish Lawn Care Was Quieter, According To New Survey By Husqvarna
Posted On: March 15, 2023Springtime is coming – the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the sound of lawnmowers is driving Americans up the wall and destroying neighborhood relationships, according to a survey b...[More]
Fridge is not defrosting
Posted On: March 15, 2023Question from user Mission-Assumption30 at Appliances at reddit.com.
Check this simple thing for me, pull up n the brown wire going to the heater make sure the pin doesn't come loose...[More]
The new Bespoke top-mounted freezer refrigerator by Samsung
Posted On: March 13, 2023Samsung launches its new Bespoke top-mounted freezer (TMF) refrigerator with a wide range of Bespoke color and finish options, AI-assisted energy saving and optimal refrigeration modes to various life...[More]
Recall Alert: 2 Million Cosori Air Fryers Recalled
Posted On: March 13, 2023If you own a Cosori air fryer, don’t use it until you read this.
Cosori, which makes some of the most popular air fryers sold on Amazon and other online retailers, has issued a recall of arou...[More]
Dishwasher making bad sound Any idea what the issue could be?
Posted On: March 13, 2023Question from user jberg17 at Appliances at reddit.com.
Something is wrong with the wash pump motor. Could be a debris in the impeller or the motor could be dying. Considering the spray ...[More]
Trying to figure out which model this is - help??
Posted On: March 11, 2023Question from user okmarg at Appliances at reddit.com.
Check for a decal on the inside edge of the oven door. It should tell you the model number.
Answer from user RandomlyWeRollAlong...[More]
RTA Outdoor Living Advocates For Outdoor Kitchen Safety
Posted On: March 10, 2023RTA Outdoor Living, a leader in made-to-order and ready-to-assemble outdoor kitchens, has published a comprehensive blog on Outdoor Kitchen Ventilation to help both homeowners and contractors plan, de...[More]
Washer goes from add garment cycle to complete Any tips on why? Maytag top loader
Posted On: March 10, 2023Question from user InfinitelyAbysmal at Appliances at reddit.com.
Tech sheet hidden inside upper left front of cabinet. Pull that out and follow the steps to put it into diagnostic mode....[More]
THOR Kitchen Announces Tilt Panel Professional Electric Ranges
Posted On: March 9, 2023THOR Kitchen has made available their new Tilt Panel Professional Electric Ranges. Available in 30-inch and 36-inch models, these energy-efficient ranges feature a motorized touch-control panel with a...[More]
What makes Sub Zero fridge work better?
Posted On: March 8, 2023Just moved into a house with a 10 yr old sub zero fridge. Always had standard fridges before that seemed to work fine. The sub zero isn't really any bigger inside, and doesn't have any fancy d...[More]
water doesn't come out of fridge anymore! any ideas as to what's wrong?
Posted On: March 7, 2023Question from user TookAnArrow2thaknee at Appliances at reddit.com.
I actually got a 1 to 4 inch in-line filter from Home Depot and bypassed that factory with a 1 to 4 inch&nbs...[More]
Hibiscus the KitchenAid color of the year 2023
Posted On: March 6, 2023KitchenAid announced the brand color of the year 2023: Hibiscus. For 2023 color of the year KitchenAid was inspired by nature and flower, choosing the shade of a very vivid flower, the Hibiscus. ...[More]
Bosch 300 or Samsung Dishwasher with BestBuy's extended warranty?
Posted On: March 6, 2023Hello all, Two options I see where both approximately end up being the same amount - CAD $1500.
1] Bosch 300 without BestBuy's extended warranty.
2] Samsung with Best buy 5 year extend...[More]
New gas range burners are uneven Is this normal?
Posted On: March 5, 2023Already made sure the caps were on correctly and centered.
Question from user I_Have_A_Pregunta_ at Appliances at reddit.com.
That just happens to be that way on some makes. It's ...[More]
New washing machine makin crazy noise while spinning
Posted On: March 4, 2023New washing machine making crazy noise while spinning at 800 It can go to 1400 but it sounds like it is going to explode.
Question from user djenazko at Appliances at reddit.com.
What is this corroded part called? Should I replace it, or can self-fluxing tape fix the leak?
Posted On: March 3, 2023Question from user LPK_MD at Appliances at reddit.com.
Thats the water line for Im guessing a dishwasher. You can cut out the corroded part put an end on and use a flexible sink line. Yo...[More]
Does anyone make a range with half induction and half gas burners?
Posted On: March 2, 2023Love the idea of induction, but sometimes I need to warm tortillas or light something on fire with a gas range. Does any manufacture make a 50-50 product?
Question from user SirReal14 at Appliances...[More]
Is Sears - Kenmore service 800-4-MY-HOME still legit?
Posted On: March 1, 2023I moved into a place with an old Kenmore electric range and the oven heats up past the set temperature, so I tried calling the 800 # above and sure enough they offered to send out a service tech. Am I...[More]
Is there an anti-mildew front load washer?
Posted On: February 28, 2023Hi Everyone. I need to replace our Samsung front load washer and it must be another front load washer. Are there ones that won't get mildew perhaps because they have an internal fan to keep moistu...[More]
How do you choose your appliances?
Posted On: February 26, 2023We just had our 30 yo washing machine give up. Now we are in search of a new one, and I'm ready to start scheduling time at the laundromat. We've narrowed it down to a top loader because mold ...[More]
Buying a new washer
Posted On: February 25, 2023I currently have a Maytag bravos top loader. Have had it for 4 years maybe. It has crapped out on me for the second time too expensive to fix this time. I'm looking at either a whirlpool shadow ch...[More]
Grundig ovens with the HotAero Pro technology
Posted On: February 24, 2023Grundig 90cm Multi-function Double Oven
Grundig range of built-in electric ovens features innovative cooking technologies, designed to save time and effort. Thanks to a new fan system and a redesig...[More]
How exactly does the ice machine (SpacePlus) work in LG fridges?
Posted On: February 24, 2023Question from user Ikzal at Appliances at reddit.com.
Theres probably a water line under the door hinge cover up top.
Answer from user ilikemydawgs at Appliances at reddit.com....[More]
Nexgrill’s Ora Pizza Oven Provides Woodfire Flavor Anywhere
Posted On: February 23, 2023Outdoor living product manufacturer and grill designers Nexgrill has introduced its first pizza oven. The Ora Pizza Oven is made with cast aluminum and foldable legs to provide a convenient set up in ...[More]
Orange flame okay? Newly installed Bosch gas cooktop with natural gas (by licensed gas fitter), stat
Posted On: February 23, 2023Question from user amlai42 at Appliances at reddit.com.
That has more to do with gas supply. Im not going to pretend to be a gas expert just a appliance expert. The orange flames could b...[More]
Samsung solutions to increase sustainability at home
Posted On: February 22, 2023During the latest edition of the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) 2023 in Las Vegas, Samsung Electronics showcased innovations in the fields of sustainable, smart and personalized living. Among...[More]
frigidaire dryer was making a squeaky sound Unit is 17 years old worth the repair
Posted On: February 22, 2023Question from user Horror_Pay3605 at Appliances at reddit.com.
Depends on the cost of the replacement part.
If you live in the US, you could easily find a decent used dryer at an esta...[More]
Bertazzoni appliances received the Good Design Award
Posted On: February 21, 202336-inch Induction Built-in Cooktop with Integrated Hood
Bertazzoni recently received the 2022 Good Design Award for two of its appliances: 36-inch Induction Built-in Cooktop with Integrated Ho...[More]
Are LG fridges with linear compressors the only ones notorious for issues?
Posted On: February 21, 2023Currently evaluating the LRTLS2403S. Consumer Reports gives it a 5/5 for reliability and I understand top freezers to be generally more reliable than French doors/side-by-sides overall. Don't beli...[More]
Cannot select certain loads
Posted On: February 20, 2023Any ideas? Did a circuit breaker reset and nada.
Question from user Aggressive-Tear-6125 at Appliances at reddit.com.
First, Im sorry; but its completely hilarious that it doesnt want...[More]
Dishwasher Control Board?
Posted On: February 19, 2023Dishwasher will eventually start, and when it runs it's great. But it takes a lot of pushing the start button and the cancel button over and over to get it to start. I replaced the control board 3...[More]
Bought a GE washer and thinking about returning it Please recommend a good replacement
Posted On: February 18, 2023GTW465ASNWW
This is the one I bought. Came with mechanical errors. Just awful. Please recommend something that doesn't require re-balancing of the clothing items throughout washing. Doesn't...[More]
Do microwave ovens lose power as they age?
Posted On: February 17, 2023We're convinced that our 18yo built-in microwave is losing power over time. Things take longer to heat up than they used to.
Is this a thing? Is there an explanation for it that might inform a ...[More]
Best vs worst refrigerator
Posted On: February 16, 2023Looking for a good refrigerator- out 20 year old just died and we want to purchase a good one.
What brads are the longest, more durable today!.
GE, LG, Samsung, Maytag, Whirlpool ? Go!.
BSH forward the decarbonization of its value chain
Posted On: February 14, 2023BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, is continuing to drive forward the decarbonization of its value chain using materials produced in a climate-friendly way. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed with Salzgi...[More]
Review: Sharp Smart Plasmacluster Ion Air Purifier with True HEPA + Humidifier for Large Rooms (KCP7
Posted On: February 14, 2023PROS Quiet operation Covers large area True HEPA filter works great with pet dander and dust Remote control through Sharp AIR app
CONS Humidifier tray can empty quickly Doesn’t roll well on c...[More]
GE Profile Debuts All-In-One Laundry Solution
Posted On: February 13, 2023GE Profile is continuing to innovate with the GE Profile UltraFast Combo with Ventless Heat Pump Technology. Combining cleaning and drying into an all-in-one laundry solution, the new product aims to ...[More]
Air Fryer sounds funny???
Posted On: February 13, 2023I have a PowerAirFryer Pro Plus. Always ben good running unit,, for me? Trying to heat up sasuge pizza in it today and it making weird noise? Culd be bent fan blade??? Can't really see in pictur b...[More]
Does anyone know where the lid lock thing is on here? I want to be able to wash with the lid open
Posted On: February 12, 2023Question from user AdSweet3673 at Appliances at reddit.com.Answer:I dont know why ppl are even responding to this... Advice on how to bypass a safety feature.Full load of wet clothes is about 40 pound...[More]
Looking for a small dishwasher for a small coffee shop
Posted On: February 11, 2023So one of the requirment from the health department is."capable of reaching the required temperature of at least (179F) 82C during the rinse cycle. We measure these temperatures using thermal labels i...[More]
THOR Kitchen Introduces 11 New Products
Posted On: February 10, 2023THOR Kitchen recently introduced 11 new products at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas, Nevada, including its largest appliance yet: the 60-Inch Professional Gas Range in a brand n...[More]
GE commercial GTX52EASPWB disassembly instructions
Posted On: February 10, 2023Question from user dropdorpc at Appliances at reddit.com.Answer:It has a 5 year warranty. You might want to contact GE so you dont void what warranty you may have.Answer from user turretz at Appliance...[More]
Is a 32 cubit foot washing machine adequate?
Posted On: February 9, 2023Hi! We need a new washing machine and are interested in purchasing a SpeedQueen as they are highly recommended but they are smaller than we expected. Anyone w a SpeeddQueen - is a 3.2 big enough to wa...[More]
New Speed Queen TC5 Owner Needing Advice
Posted On: February 8, 2023So I'm clueless about laundry, and this machine is simple. However, I really love to read the instruction manual and the manual doesn't say much. I bought the TC 5 after reading reviews here and wanti...[More]
The new refrigerator with MoodUP from LG
Posted On: February 7, 2023The newly introduced refrigerator with MoodUP from LG Electronics is equipped with the LG8111, an on-device AI system-on-chip (SoC) developed by LG’s SIC Center. Even before it was known as...[More]
Looking for washer recommendations
Posted On: February 6, 2023My clothes washer went snake eyes. Repairman recommended a Speed Queen. Online reviews look mixed. Also have family that recommended GE. Any recommendations from reddit??Question from user UpvoteBecau...[More]
LG top load washer wash and rinse cycles always hot Lines are NOT switched
Posted On: February 5, 2023Model WT7400CV.I have a new LG top load washer and can't get a cold wash or cold rinse to save my life. "Cold wash" is hot. Both "cold" and "tap cold" settings are hot. I've searched everywhere and ca...[More]
Got this fridge for cheap I knew it was faulty but does anyone know what could be causing the clicki
Posted On: February 4, 2023Question from user Jamiejohnson1211 at Appliances at reddit.com.Answer:Sounds like a relay clicking may be from that board.Answer from user Ucsux14 at Appliances at reddit.com....[More]
GE Announces Plans To Expand Distribution Network In South Carolina
Posted On: February 3, 2023GE Appliances (GEA), a Haier company, announced its plans to expand its South Carolina operations with a new distribution center in Greenville County. The expansion is expected to be complete by the f...[More]
How can I properly reattach this? (Dryer motor)
Posted On: February 2, 2023Question from user DINONAUT_420 at Appliances at reddit.com.
Youve had a short there. I doubt reattaching would help. Replace it - theyre fairly cheap.
Answer from user Hatremover2 at...[More]
The Re program of Samsung Brazil
Posted On: February 1, 2023Samsung follows an environmental strategy consisting of comprehensive global efforts to tackle climate change. Within Brazil that strategy resulted in the Re+ program, a recycling, awareness and educa...[More]
Older Bosch dishwasher: what is this part and how big a deal is it to replace it or have it replaced
Posted On: February 1, 2023As I was unloading the dishwasher tonight (not moving anything but had recently opened the door), there was a loud, sharp noise. It reminded me of the release of energy you get when a garage door spri...[More]
Samsung Ups Personalization With MyBespoke Refrigerator
Posted On: January 31, 2023Samsung has announced its first-ever Bespoke refrigerator that can be fitted with personal design touches, including your own original designs, artwork, or photos. The MyBespoke custom panels allow fo...[More]
Posted On: January 31, 2023Question from user Thrunker13 at Appliances at reddit.com.Answer:Inside the dryer door you should see the model number. You can use that to find the heating element part number.Answer from user mputte...[More]
Any idea when the Induction Range rebate will become available?
Posted On: January 31, 2023My parents want to replace their gas range with an induction range, and we've been waiting for the $840 rebate. Any idea when that will become available?Question from user SadWolverine24 at Appliance...[More]
Hi! Thoughts on which company is a better bet for washer - dryer? Samsung or LG
Posted On: January 31, 2023Question from user BoySantiago at Appliances at reddit.com.Answer:The answer is never Samsung for appliances, unless the question is which brand is the worst. Their TV's are good though.Answer from us...[More]
Bosch Dishwasher Couldn't Be Installed Due to Lack of Side to Side Adjusting
Posted On: January 31, 2023So was supposed have a 500 series installed today but unfortunately the installers said they couldn't go through with the install due to the fact that flooring where the dishwasher was being uneven. ...[More]
Does something like this but build for the wall with a microwave above all exist?
Posted On: January 31, 2023Question from user lauzca at Appliances at reddit.com.Answer:You can do a double wall oven then built-in microwave above, such as a Wolf .Answer from user Shooter61 at Appliances at reddit.com....[More]
My Washing Machine is Making a Loud Noise, What Should I Do?
Posted On: January 31, 2023Washing machines are an essential part of modern life, making it easy to keep our clothes clean and fresh. However, when a washing machine starts making a loud noise, it can be a cause for concern. In...[More]
Tech advancements helping household appliances become trillion euro market
Posted On: January 30, 2023Reposted From Source: news.ifa-berlin.com...[More]
Miele presents Pioneering GmbH
Posted On: January 30, 2023With Pioneering GmbH, Hendrik Stegelmann (left) and Dr. Ina Nordsiek (right) will create a creative environment for internal start-ups to realise ideas more quickly. (Photo: Miele)
Miele has founded i...[More]