Washing Machine Maintenance Tips

Your washing machine is one of the most important appliances in your home. It ensures your clothes are washed and prevents you from having to take countless amounts of laundry to a public place. You want to do whatever you can to ensure it doesn’t break and it’s working properly throughout the life of the unit. Here are some maintenance tips that you can utilize to help get the most out of your washing machine.

  • Check the hoses. Make sure hoses are not damaged and they are connected to the washing machine properly. Be sure to inspect for signs of wear and tear. If you notice something wrong, replace the hose to avoid a burst or leak.
  • Clean it regularly. Cleaning the inside, outside, lint trap, and fabric softener dispenser is important. If anything builds up, it could impact the efficiency of the unit and leave you worrying about potential damage.
  • Avoid overloading. Don’t put too many items in the washing machine to the point it overloads with clothes. This can cause the machine to go off balance and it could result in serious problems.
  • Keep the washing machine leveled. Use a level to ensure it’s on a flat surface. This helps to keep all legs on the floor. Make sure your washing machine is lower and close to the floor to limit the vibrations.

Any kind of issue to a washing machine can leave you scrambling for the fix you need. It is important to make sure you know where to turn if something happens and you need quick service to fix the unit.

Our team at Mr. Appliance of Pittsburgh has the skills necessary to provide our customers with the solution they need to any appliance problem. We have fixed countless washing machines in the past and we know what goes wrong and how to resolve the issue.

Call us today to discuss your needs with our team.

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