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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Fire in owyhees

Here is a view of the "soda" fire here in Idaho.  It is still burning and it is almost contained.  I am sorry for all the ranchers who lost so many of their cattle.  These cattle were burned alive -terrible.  Thousands of acres were burned.  The land will recover.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Glass Top Replacement for your Whirlpool or Jenn-Air Cooktop

I had time today to make a nice video on how to replace your own glass cook-top.  Many times it's not easy to prevent accidents such as a dropped pot or pan.  Such an event could render your cooktop useless due to cracked or broken glass.
I'll show you how you, the average homeowner, can replace this glass easily, with no special tools or training.  If the procedure appears to exceed your ability, you can always call us.  We are in the Boise area and help if needed.  208-863-3702

Friday, March 6, 2015

GE refrigerator defrost operation

This is a good video on how the defrost heater works on a GE Refrigerator.  You can see by the pic how intense the heat is.  This heat is what defrosts the ice buildup on the evaporator coils.  Regular defrost operation lasts approximately 20 minutes and occurs every 8-10 hours.  If you hear a "sizzling" sound coming from the inside of your freezer, this is what you are hearing.  Our phone number is 208-863-3702 for all appliance repair issues.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Dishwasher "clean" light blinking

When your ken more or whirlpool dishwasher light starts blinking, check for a broken heater.  A blinking clean light, which strobes seven times, is indicative if a heater circuit interruption.  In this instance trouble was found by opening the door and doing a visual inspection.  208-863-3702

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Dryer lint buildup is not good

This is lint I pulled out of one dryer.  Most of it has evidence of burning.  Folks, if your clothes are taking too long to dry, get the vent cleaned. 208-863-3702

Friday, January 9, 2015

Bottom mount refrigerator repair

Took this back panel off the back of freezer to show ice buildup in defrost drain hole. Water was overflowing on the bottom and on to floor.  This can cause unwanted damage to hardwood.  Call us if you see water leaking from your fridge.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Dryer with no airflow

This whirlpool cabriolet had no airflow though the drum.  This particular dryer has a separate blower fan which rotates via a pulley, as you see in pic.  The pulley threads were stripped and it had come off the shaft