Maintenance FAQs

Here you will find information regarding common maintenance issues and requests.

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75 articles in this collection
Written by Adam Willis, Lauren Beck, and Abbie Hartley
Heating and Air Conditioning "HVAC"

Nest Thermostat Not Working

Nest thermostat is sending not detecting wiring or other error codes
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Written by Adam Willis
Updated over a week ago

Resetting Your Furnace

Anthony with Quality Heating goes through the steps to show us how to turn off and reset a furnace.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

A/C Unit Troubleshooting

Restricted air flow. Hot air from A/C Unit
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Finding Your Furnace Filter

The Organized Homeowner shows us how to locate several different types of furnace filters.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Changing Honeywell Thermostat Batteries: Separate Battery Casing

In this video, RL on Youtube shows us how to change the batteries on a Honeywell thermostat that has a separate battery compartment.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Replacing Honeywell Thermostat Batteries

Youtube video describing how to remove thermostat faceplates safely in order to change the thermostat batteries
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Carrier Thermostat Battery Replacement

R Wilkins on Youtube shows us how to remove the faceplate on a Carrier thermostat to access the batteries for replacement
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Programming An Edge Thermostat

Tim with CCT on Youtube shows us how to program an Edge Thermostat
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Written by Abbie Hartley
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Changing Your Furnace Filter

NPPDTV shows us how to safely change a furnace filter
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

How often should I change furnace filters?

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Written by Lauren Beck
Updated over a week ago
Plumbing

Water Damage/Leak Behind The Walls

Video shows us how to find a water shut-off valve in pretty much any kind of house. Bathtub Leak
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Toilet Is Leaking

Video shows us how to turn off a leaking toilet.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
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Poor Water Flow From Shower Head

Video shows us how to clean a shower head for improved water flow
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Toilet is not flushing well

Video by Home Depot describes how to adjust the water level to allow a better flush
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Loose Toilet Seat

Video shows us how to tighten a loose toilet seat.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Kitchen sink is leaking

Article describes how to turn off the water supply to the kitchen sink
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Bathroom Sink Is Leaking

Video shows us how to turn off the water supply to a bathroom sink
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Toilet is running

Home depot video shows us how to replace a malfunctioning toilet flapper
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Written by Abbie Hartley
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Water Smells/Water looks weird

Two videos describe how to clean and sanitize a water softener
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Toilet is hard to flush/constantly running

Video shows us how to adjust the length on a flapper chain to help it flush and stop running
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Water Softener Not Softening Water

3 videos describe the 3 most common issues with water softeners.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Overflowing toilet. Not Clogged.

Article describing what to do when your toilet is overflowing and no clog is present
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Written by Lauren Beck
Updated over a week ago

No Hot Water

Video describes how to reset your water heater
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Written by Adam Willis
Updated over a week ago

I have a clogged drain

Tips on clearing out a clogged drain
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Written by Adam Willis
Updated over a week ago

Clogged Toilet

Video showing how to use a standard plunger to unblock a toilet
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Written by Adam Willis
Updated over a week ago
Kitchen Appliances

Dishwasher isn't cleaning

Two videos provide the information necessary to clean a dishwasher.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Ice Maker Is Not Making Ice

Video describes the 6 most common issues with a malfunction ice maker. Recommend tenants use tips 1-4, and leave 5-6 to professionals
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Ice Maker Is Blocked

Video shows us how to remove an ice block from an ice maker.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

The dishwasher isn't turning on

Video describes how to reset a tripped appliance breaker
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Garbage Disposal is not turning on

Video shows us how to reset a garbage disposal GFI.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
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Garbage Disposal not turning on/making a weird noise

AdamDIY shows us how to troubleshoot a malfunctioning garbage disposal
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Smelly Washing Machine/Washer doesn't clean anymore

Youtube video details how to clean your washing machine so it will begin cleaning better and will stop smelling
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Oven Lightbulb Is Blown Out

Bosch Home provides a video that shows us how to change two different sorts of oven lightbulbs
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Oven is not turning on

Video shows us how to reset a tripped oven breaker
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Refrigerator Not As Cold/Not Cooling

Jonny DIY shows us how to clean refrigerator condenser coils.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Washer/Dryer Is Not Turning On

Video shows us how to reset a tripped circuit breaker for a powerless dryer/washer.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Changing microwave stove surface lights

Michael Borders shows us how to change stove lights beneath an overhead microwave.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
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Replacing A Refrigerator Lightbulb

Videos describing how to replace lightbulbs on two common refrigerators
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Written by Abbie Hartley
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Changing a Kenmore Refrigerator Water Filter

Two videos show us how to change common water filters on a Kenmore Refrigerator
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Written by Abbie Hartley
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Microwave Lightbulb Replacement

Michael Borders shows us how to change a lightbulb in a microwave.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
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Microwave Troubleshooting

Video describes how to check for a tripped breaker on a microwave.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
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Dryer not drying

Amplify DIY does a step by step video showing us how to clean our dryer vents
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Written by Abbie Hartley
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Changing Uncommon Refrigerator Brand Filters

Elextrolux, Bosch, Haier, Hotpoint, Miele, Thermador, Fisher and Paykel, Amana, JennAir, Blomberg Refrigerator water filter
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Written by Abbie Hartley
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Changing a Maytag Refrigerator Filter

Shelley from ABT shows us how to replace a filter in a Maytag refrigerator
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Changing a Samsung Refrigerator Water Filter

Three videos show us how to change the filter on Samsung brand refrigerators
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Changing a GE Refrigerator Filter

Shelley and Karl with ABT show us two ways of changing a GE refrigerator water filter
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Changing a Kitchenaid Refrigerator Water Filter

Two videos show us how to replace the water filter in two different types of Kitchenaid refrigerator.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Changing A Frigidaire Refrigerator Filter

Kerry shows us how to change a Frigidaire water filter.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
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Changing A Whirlpool Refrigerator Filter

Two videos show us how to change Whirlpool refrigerator filters
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago

Dishwasher Isn't Draining

Lurg on Youtube shows us common troubleshooting tips to help get a dishwasher to drain.
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Written by Abbie Hartley
Updated over a week ago