Appliance Repair Rundown – Fix Almost Any Appliance With Our Top Tip

When things go wrong in the home, it’s tempting to call in the professionals. In fact, in many situations, it’s necessary to get the experts in. However, there are plenty of appliance repair jobs you can tackle yourself. In this guide, we’ve picked out some of the top repair tips and tricks devised by our Hometalk community. So, if you’re ready to get your hands dirty and save some money, check out these fantastic appliance repair hacks.

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1. Clean Up with This Small Appliance Repair

If your vacuum is making more mess than it’s clearing up, unplug it, turn it on its back, and run your finger along the brush. Find the belt (typically on the right end),

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2. Cool Home Appliance Repair Trick

What use is a fridge you’re frozen out of? Answer: it’s useless. If your fridge doesn’t have a handle, try this project. Take a 2” thick length of wood and draw around

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3. Unblock Your Life – Home Appliance Repair

If your garbage disposal is jammed, get on top of the block by going under. If you can’t dislodge the blockage from above, go to the underside of the unit and find a

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4. Hot Appliance Repair for Fridge Drawers

Cold air can crack the plastic drawers inside your fridge. However, with this appliance repair, you can restore order with some inserts. To start, sand the front of

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5. Remove and Replace Leaky Washer Valves

A leaky washing machine can be fixed with a replacement part. For this fix, remove the back panel, turn on the machine, and trace the leak. Often times you’ll find a

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6. Cut Costs with This Simple Spool Repair

You can’t whack weeds without tight lines. To restring a whacker, identify the size of the string (0.065, 0.095 etc) needed. Next, choose the right type of string: round,

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7. Hair Be Gone with This Home Appliance Hack

If you’re forever trying to vacuum up dog hair, try this neat device. Known as the Sweepovac, this vacuum sits in your wall and collects stubborn debris at the flick of a

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8. Hot Fix Home Repair for a Faulty Oven Igniter

Home repairs involving gas shouldn’t be taken lightly. In most cases, you need a professional. However, if you simply need to replace a faulty igniter, follow these

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9. Lube Up Your Fan for a Better Flow

When temperatures soar, a clogged-up fan is a problem. To remedy the issue, try this appliance repair trick. Unscrew the cover for the blades and set to one side. Use a

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10. Don’t Overheat with This Oven Repair Trick

With this trick from ChickFix, you can set your oven to the right temperature with ease. Purchase an oven thermometer, set your oven to 350 degrees, and wait for 15-20

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11. Flush Away Small Home Repair Woes

A toilet that won’t stop running is annoying. With these tips from ChickFix, you can solve the issue with ease. Firstly, remove the lid and examine the flapper (the plug

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12. Vinegar and Lemon Juice Washing Machine Hack

The best home appliance repairs are ones that take care of themselves. If your washer isn’t producing clean results, try vinegar and lemon juice. Pour two cups of clear

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13. Plunger-Free Toilet Hack

If you don’t want to get your hands dirty, this appliance fix is ideal. To follow Shawna, take some dish soap and a measuring jug of very warm water (not boiling). Squirt

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14. Watertight Small Home Repair

Gaps in your shower can turn into a major problem. To avert a crisis, Angie advises you to caulk your shower on a regular basis. Before you start, remove the old caulk

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