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Repairing a Janome or New Home Sewing...
This is a page about repairing a Janome or New Home sewing machine. Some problems with your sewing machine can be fixed at home by making adjustments or replacing parts.
Repairing a Broken Couch Frame
This is a page about repairing a broken couch frame. Fixing a broken couch may seem daunting, especially when it is covered with upholstery.
Ice Maker Not Dispensing Ice
Sometimes your refrigerator ice maker makes ice, but does not dispense it. This is a page about ice maker not dispensing ice.
Changing a 15 Amp Outlet to 20 Amps
This page is about changing a 15 amp outlet to 20 amps.It is important to know the electrical wire and breaker switches requirements for different kinds of outlet needs.
Maytag Washer Error Codes
Your washer has stopped working and is flashing a code on the display. This is a page about Maytag washer error codes.
Removing a Lid Stuck on a Pan
This is a page about removing a lid stuck on a pan. Sometimes a vacuum will be created inside your covered pot. If this happens you may be unable to remove the lid.
Repairing Vinyl Upholstery
This page is about repairing vinyl upholstery. There are a few ways to fix torn or damaged vinyl upholstery.
Scratch Resistant Coating is Peeling Off Lenses
When peeling eye glass lens coating makes it hard to see you may want to remove it. This is a page about scratch resistant coating is peeling off lenses.
Frigidaire Refrigerator Ice Maker Not Working
This page is about repairing a Frigidaire ice maker. Ice makers are very handy when they are working properly.
Repairing a Rolltop Desk
This is a page about repairing a rolltop desk. A rolltop desk may reflect days gone by and serve as an accent piece, but when it gets stuck it is only frustrating.
How to Repair the Backing on a Throw Rug
Over time and after repeated washings the backing on throw rugs can dry out and even begin to crumble. Often the face of the rug is still in good shape. This is a page about how to repair the backing on a throw rug.
Repairing a Sewing Machine
Unfortunately sometimes your sewing machine requires troubleshooting and repair for a variety of problems, such as jamming. This is a page about repairing a sewing machine.
Removing an Indentation From Leather
This is a page about removing an indentation from leather. Indentations in a leather purse, shoe, or even a car seat can be unsightly.
Separating Photos That are Stuck Together
This page is about separating photos that are stuck together. Moisture can wreak havoc and destroy your photos.
Removing Condensation from Inside a Watch
This is a page about removing condensation from inside a watch. Condensation can build up inside a watch that is exposed to water or extreme humidity.
Repairing a Hoover Carpet Cleaner
This is a page about repairing a Hoover carpet cleaner. If you are handy and have a bit of patience, you may be able to make the needed repairs to your carpet cleaner.
Bissell Carpet Shampooer Isn't...
The possible causes for the malfunction of your shampooer may be solved by a simple home fix rather than an expensive professional. This page offers suggestions for troubleshooting a Bissell Carpet Shampooer.
Repairing the Bobbin Winder on a Singer Sewing Machine
The bobbin winder on your machine is an important feature that you really can't do without. This is a page about repairing the bobbin winder on a Singer sewing machine.
Adjusting Microwave Door Hinges
Adjusting the hinges on small appliances such as a microwave may occasionally be necessary. This is a page about adjusting microwave door hinges.
Sewing Machine is Breaking or Bending Needles
This is a page about sewing machine is breaking or bending needles. Having a needle break or bend right in the middle of a sewing project can be very frustrating. Knowing how to troubleshoot the cause and make the repair would get you back to work.
Faux Leather Sofa Is Peeling
If you have furniture with vinyl or another material that resembles leather, you may find that it will crack over time. This page has solutions for a faux leather sofa is peeling.
Dodge Ram Heater Not Working
When your heater is not working it can be a challenge to determine the cause. It may make the most sense to take it to a professional. This is a page about Dodge Ram heater not working.
Sewing Machine Not Stitching
This is a page about sewing machine not stitching. Sometimes you can troubleshoot and make the needed repairs to your sewing machine.
Isopropyl Alcohol Stain on Wood Furniture
This is a page about isopropyl alcohol stain on wood furniture. Alcohol spills on wood furniture can damage the finish.
Remedies for Stinky Pipes
This is a page about remedies for stinky pipes. A necessary but unpleasant home maintenance task is dealing with smelly pipes and remedying the problem.
Foot Pedal Not Working on Sewing Machine
Even with power to the sewing machine light and controls, it is possible for the foot pedal to not work. This may be repairable or you might need to buy a new one. This is a page about the foot pedal not working on a sewing machine.
Tinting Eyeglasses at Home
Some people try to tint their own eyeglasses at home to save money at the optometrist. However, this can cause eye damage as the dyed glasses will not protect your eyes from the sun.
Front Loading Washer Not Spinning
This is a page about a front loading washer not spinning. Troubleshooting a washer that will not go into a spin cycle is not an uncommon event.
Outlet Making Crackling Popping Noise
If you have an electrical outlet that is popping or making crackling noises, you should have an electrical service it as soon as possible. This situation is highly dangerous and could result in a house fire. This is a page about outlet making crackling popping noise.
This is a page about repairing ceramics. Ceramics can be chipped or otherwise broken, rather than throwing it away perhaps it can be repaired.
Scunci Steamer Doesn't Steam
A clog or a faulty heating element are the most likely reasons your Scunci steam has stopped steaming. This is a page about Scunci steamer doesn't steam.
Replacing Worn Off Keyboard Letters
This page is about replacing worn off keyboard letters. As long as the keyboard still works, you can find a way to mark those keys again.
Repairing Tears on Microfiber Furniture
This page is about repairing tears on microfiber furniture. When furniture fabric is torn, fixing it can be a challenge.
Repairing a Pfaff Sewing Machine
This is a page about repairing a Pfaff sewing machine. Pfaff sewing machines are great machines. If repaired and maintained properly, they can last a very long time.
Bypassing Safety Switches on a Riding Lawnmower
Safety switches on lawn mowers are there to protect you from injury. However, for repair purposes it may be necessary to bypass or disable the safety switches on your riding lawnmower. After repair always, return all safety switches to full functionality before using your riding lawnmower again.
Outlets in One Room Don't Work
This is a page about outlets in one room don't work. Identifying the various circuits in a room can help you troubleshoot electrical problems when some outlets stop working.
Repairing Cigarette Burns on a Couch
This is a page about repairing cigarette burns on a couch. Depending on the type of upholstery, you may be able to make repairs to a couch that has been damaged by a cigarette burn.
Toilet Brush Head Stuck in Toilet
This is a page about the toilet brush head stuck in toilet. It is very frustrating when you are cleaning your toilet and the brush head becomes stuck in the toilet.
This is a page about repairing purses. Don't throw out your favorite purse just because it is broken or slightly damaged; try repairing it.
Repairing a Microwave That Won't Heat
This is a page about repairing a microwave that won't heat. Microwaves are a part of many of our daily lives, and when they don't work properly, it can be frustrating.
John Deere Riding Mower Keeps Stalling
This is a page about fixing a John Deere riding mower that keeps stalling. There could be a number of reasons for your riding mower to stall, especially if it is the first time you are using it for the season.
This is a page about shrinking leather. Whether you are trying to shrink a too big pair of shoes or something else made of leather, it can be confusing trying to find the best method.
Refinishing an Old Porcelain Sink
This is a page about refinishing an old porcelain sink. Over time the surface of a porcelain sink can be damaged and stained. If you do not want to replace it, perhaps it merits refinishing.
Sewing Machine Needle Won't Stay Threaded
This is a page about sewing machine needle won't stay threaded. It is always frustrating to begin a sewing project only to have your machine stop working properly.
Sewing Machine Thread Keeps Breaking
This is a page about when sewing machine thread keeps breaking. It is very frustrating to have the thread on your sewing machine constantly break.
Power Goes Out When Using Microwave
This is a page about power goes out when using microwave. If your power goes out when you turn on your microwave the breaker is getting overloaded. It is best to have an electrician look at the issue.
Replacement Cords for Biddeford Electric Blankets
Electric blanket cords often get misplaced or damaged while the oringial blanket is still usable. This is a page about replacement cords for Biddeford electric blankets.
Washing Machine Won't Start
This is a page about washing machine won't start. You have loaded the washer and added the detergent. However, when you try to start it nothing happens.
Riding Mower Keeps Shutting Off
The lawn is in desperate need of mowing and your mower keeps shutting off. This is a page about riding mower keeps shutting off.
Electric Stove Burners Not Working
This is a page about electric stove burners not working. If one or more burners on your electric stove stops working, you may be able to troubleshoot the cause yourself.
Craftsman Riding Mower Won't Start
It is very frustrating to roll out your mower to cut the lawn only to find that it won't start. This is a page about Craftsman riding mower won't start.
Brother Sewing Machine Manuals
This page is about brother sewing machine manuals.Finding a replacement manual for a sewing machine can be a challenge.
Removing White Steam Marks on Wood...
This is a page about removing white steam marks on wood cabinets. Heat can sometimes damage the finish on your kitchen cabinets leaving unsightly white marks.
Repairing a MTD Riding Mower
This is a page about repairing a MTD riding mower. Many things can go wrong with your riding mower. If you can diagnose the problem and are handy, you can make many of the repairs yourself.
Removing Scuffs on Patent Leather
This is a page about removing scuffs on patent leather. Scuffs are very noticeable on bright and shiny patent leather shoes, purses, and other items.
Opening a Door That is Frozen Shut
This is a page about opening a door that is frozen shut. Cold, wet weather can cause you many difficulties, including having to defrost a door that has frozen shut.
Repairing an H2O Steam Mop
Finding replacement parts and making repairs to small cleaning appliances is possible, but sometimes daunting. This is a page about repairing an H2O steam mop.
Finding Parts to Repair a Sofa Bed
This is a page about finding parts to repair a sofa bed. The mechanical parts and springs on your sofa bed may need to be replaced periodically, depending on use and age.
Reducing Static Electricity From...
This is a page about reducing static electricity from microfiber furniture. Synthetic fibers can create a lot of static electricity. It is not fun to get a shock from your couch or chair.
Repairing a Fiberglass Tub or Shower
This is a page about repairing a fiberglass tub or shower. The brittle texture of this material can crack and wear over time. There are ways to patch and smooth fiberglass to extend its usefulness.
Murray Riding Lawnmower Won't Start
Troubleshooting a non-starting riding mower can be a process. This is a page about Murray riding lawnmower won't start.
Reupholstering a Recliner
This is a page about reupholstering a recliner. Sometimes it is less costly to reupholster a comfortable chair, rather than buy a new one.
This is a page about sharpening scissors. It is very frustrating to grab a pair of scissors only to find that they are too dull for the job. Taking them in for sharpening can be inconvenient and costly.
Sewing Machine Won't Sew in Reverse
This is a page about sewing machine won't sew in reverse. It can be very frustrating when your sewing machine is not working properly. It may be time to take it in for repair.
Microwave Start Button Does Not Work
Sometimes the reason for the start button on your microwave not working can be detected though some careful examination of the latch. Otherwise the choice comes down to repairing it or buying a new one. This is a page about microwave start button does not work.
Sofa Bed Frame Replacement
Sometimes the frame for your sofa bed becomes damaged beyond repair. Finding a new replacement frame can be a challenge. This is a page about sofa bed frame replacement.
Removing a Burn Mark on a Countertop
So you burned your countertop, now what? This page has tips on how to remove or coverup burn marks on countertops.
Bobbin Getting Tangled
This is a page about bobbin getting tangled. It is extremely frustrating to sit down to your sewing machine to start a project only to have it malfunction.
Lights Not Working
This is a page about lights not working. Tracking down the cause of your overhead lights not working can be a frustrating process.
No Power to Circuit After Changing Switches
This is a page about no power to circuit after changing switches. Replacing electrical switches may best be left to a professional electrician to make sure it is done properly.
Clearing a Toilet Clogged with Cat Litter
If you have ever made the mistake of dumping the cat box into the toilet, you may have had to deal with the resulting clog. This is a page about clearing a toilet clogged with cat litter.
Repairing a Washer That Won't Drain or Spin
If your washer isn't spinning or draining it will make it impossible to get your clothes clean. Get your washer up and running again so your family can have clean clothes. This is a page about repairing a washer that won't drain or spin.
Repairing a Vornado Heater
This is a page about repairing a Vornado heater. You may be able to save money by buying a thrift store heater and refurbishing it or taking a second look at the one in you attic to see if cleaning it does the trick.
Riding Mower Battery Won't Hold a Charge
This is a page about riding mower battery won't hold a charge. How can you get the lawn mowed when the battery won't hold a charge? Perhaps a bit of troubleshooting will help you discover the cause and make repairs.
1997 Ford Ranger Heater Not Working
This is a page about a 1997 Ford Ranger heater not working. Do you have a 1997 Ford Ranger with heating system problems? Here is some advice, if you want to try diagnosing the issue.
Fixing a Lawn Mower That Won't Start
The lawn is getting taller by the minute and your mower won't start. This is a page about what to do when your push lawn mower won't start.
Repairing Dents in Lampshades
This is a page about repairing dents in lampshades. Because of the materials used, lampshades can get dents if hit or knocked to the floor.
KitchenAid Refrigerator Ice Maker Not Working
Trying to find the cause for the failure of your ice maker can be easy or baffling. This is a page about KitchenAid refrigerator ice maker not working.
Reviving Dried Pencil Erasers
This is a page about reviving dried pencil erasers. Frequently the eraser on a pencil dries out long before the pencil is used up.
Fixing a Smith Corona Typewriter
Even in this day of computers, tablets, and smart phones some people still like to use an electric typewriter. Repairing one can be a challenge, as you will probably need to do the work yourself. This is a page about fixing a Smith Corona typewriter.
Ice Maker Water is Overflowing
his is a page about ice maker water is overflowing. Refrigerator icemakers are a great convenience until they break or malfunction. Then they can be very frustrating to troubleshoot yourself. T
Whirlpool Ice Maker Not Working
This is a page about a Whirlpool ice maker not working. When the ice maker stops working you can call the repair man or try troubleshooting the cause yourself.
Power Out in One Room
This is a page about power out in one room. Trying to determine the cause of a power outage in one room can be confusing especially if the breaker has not tripped.
Cleaning Wax Poured Down a Drain
If melted candle type wax is accidentally poured down one of your drains there are a couple of common approaches to resolving this problem. One is to dismantle the plumbing or you can try hot water, vinegar, and perhaps the addition of baking soda. This is a page about cleaning wax poured down a drain.
Clearing a Clogged Kitchen Sink Drain
This is a page about clearing a clogged kitchen sink drain. A clogged sink drain is a common plumbing problem. Before you call a plumber, try cleaning it yourself. There are several things to consider before trying to clear the clog.
Power Only Works When Stove is On
This is a page about power only works when stove on. Troubleshooting unusual electrical problems can be difficult for a homeowner.
Fixing a Squeaky Shoe
Squeaky shoes, sandals or clogs can be annoying for you and everyone around you. This is a page about fixing a squeaky shoe.
Poulan Pro Riding Mower Won't Start
Why a mower won't start up can sometimes be a mystery. This is a page troubleshooting a Poulan Pro riding mower that won't start.
Repairing a Singer 6268 Sewing Machine
Some issues with your sewing machine can be repaired or adjusted at home, but some problems will need to be looked at by a repair person. This is a guide about repairing a Singer 6268 sewing machine.
Finding a Manual for an Old Reel Mower
This is a page about finding a manual for an old reel mower. Back in the day many people used a manual push mower or reel mower. If you have purchased an older model you probably have no documentation on the mower.
Repairing a Popup Camper
This is a page about repairing a popup camper. In order to be able to use a compact camper trailer, it must be able to lift up easily, and keep the rain out.
Repairing Floors Damaged by Pet Urine
This is a page about repairing floors damaged by pet urine. Pet urine can damage many types of flooring including wood, tile, and stone.
Removing Calcium Deposits in a Water Heater
This is a page about removing calcium deposits in a water heater. Areas with hard water will see calcium deposits accumulate in water heaters.
Repairing a Kenmore Sewing Machine
This is a page about repairing a Kenmore sewing machine. Kenmore sewing machines, made for Sears, are found in numerous households. When your machine begins to preform badly or stops sewing altogether it is time for repairs. Some can be done by the owner and others may require the services of a professional repair person.
Adding More Electrical Outlets to an Old Fuse Box
This is a page about adding more electrical outlets to an old fuse box. Older homes often do not have the number of electrical outlets we are currently accustomed to.
Kenmore Washer Not Spinning
It is frustrating to be left with a wet load of laundry when your washer won't go into the spin cycle. This is a page about Kenmore washer not spinning.
Dishwasher Tripping a Circuit Breaker
This is a page about dishwasher tripping a circuit breaker. It is frustrating when trying to run your dishwasher repeatedly trips the breaker. Troubleshooting the cause can be daunting.
Repairing a Leather Seam
This is a page about repairing a leather seam. Repairing a leather seam on furniture or other items can seem difficult.
Repairing an Air Mattress
This is a page about repairing an air mattress. Air mattresses are a convenient extra bed for guests or for use when camping, but they do sometimes spring a leak.
Sharpening a Paper Cutter
This is a page about sharpening a paper cutter. Keeping the blades of a paper cutter sharp will ensure straight, clean cuts.
Why Does My Water Smell Like Rotten Eggs?
This is a page about why water smells like rotten eggs. Determining the cause is the first step in eliminating a foul odor coming from a home water supply.
Fixing a Refrigerator Door Handle
This page is about fixing a refrigerator door handle. You may be able to repair or find a replacement when you have a broken handle on your appliance.
Dryer Not Spinning
If your dryer is not spinning, most likely the belt needs to be replaced but it may require more extensive repair. This is a page about dryer not spinning.
Separating Plastic Drinking Cups
This is a page about separating plastic drinking cups. When plastic cups are stacked one inside of the other they sometimes get stuck together.
Repairing Bathroom Throw Rugs with Crumbled Backing
There are a few products you can purchase to replace rubber backing on a deteriorating throw rug. This is a guide about repairing bathroom throw rugs with crumbled backing.
Painting Gas Stove Burners
This is a page about painting gas stove burners. If the paint has worn off of your burners, you can use special paint to refinish them. Here are some tips for restoring your gas stove burners.
Fixing a Toilet Clogged By Feminine Pads
This is a page about fixing a toilet clogged by feminine pads. A feminine pad that is flushed down a toilet will quickly clog the plumbing.
Bobbin Case Stuck on a Singer Sewing Machine
If the bobbin has become stuck on your Singer sewing machine, you may need to have it repaired professionally. This is a page about bobbin case in singer machine stuck.
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