Common Household Appliances Repair Tips

It is always a big leap to move into a new home. Besides the glare and celebration of this lifetime achievement a new home owner might be faced with several appliances failure or breakdown. It is interesting to know that almost half of the repair can be done by simple fixes and do not require a technician. Some of the common appliances that may need repairs include:

Lights

The household electrical circuit is designed in a way that allows lights to go off in case of a surge. In most cases a breaker is used to regulate electrical flow and switch off in case there’s more or less of the required power. When the house lights go off it is advisable to check the circuit breaker first and determine if there was a surge.

Refrigerator

If you have pets in your house there’s a high chance of the pets seeking warm environments during different seasons. The refrigerator cooling and heating system is one of the favorite hiding areas for pets.  The pet hair clogs the refrigerator heating pipes resulting in the overload switch been triggered due to compressor overheat. In most refrigerators you can access the heating coils by removing the compressor protection coil usually installed at the back side of the refrigerator, then using a vacuum to blow out the clogged pipes. It is always a big help to have an ice maker repair service to secure that your appliances will be fixed correctly.

Cooking Gas Stove

In some instances the cooking gas stove may stop functioning properly. The most common problem is food spill on the burner blocking the gas vents. The simple solution to this problem is to use a brush and first clean the igniter, it is most likely that the igniter might be coated with food residue preventing contact for spark. If you clean the igniter and the problem is not yet solved you should unplug the gas tube and clean food matter that might have clogged the tube.