Category Archives: washer

Troubleshooting Your Washer

Over the years, washing machines have made our lives significantly easier. We used to have to wash clothes by hand, which took precious hours of our time pretty much every day. Today, we can have our washer clean our clothes while we tend to other tasks. Every household has one. Thus, when it stops working, we want it fixed ASAP. Platinum Mechanical Services, an expert appliance repair company in Illinois, has provided you with tips to troubleshoot common problems that arise in washers over time. Be sure to give Platinum Mechanical Services a call if you have any question regarding… Read More

Choosing Between a Top-loading and a Front-loading Washing Machine

If you are in the market for a new washer, you may be hesitating between purchasing a front-loading machine and a top-loading machine, as both types can be a better choice depending on your situation and personal needs. Platinum Mechanical Services has prepared the following article to give you more information on washers. Platinum Mechanical Services is an appliance repair company in Franklin Park, Chicago, Illinois and specializes in all major home appliances, including washers, with which they deal every day. Here are the general differences between front-loading and top-loading models. Top-loading washer Top-loading washers are more popular than front-loading washers. This… Read More

Washer Troubleshooting

A washer is a very useful appliance when it comes to washing clothes. It has been pretty much in every household for quite some time, and it’s a relief. Instead of wasting precious time washing clothes, we can tend to other tasks while the machine washes them for us. A washer is so convenient that when it stops working, we want to resolve the issue as soon as possible…Read More

Well Use Your Appliances to Save Money

We cannot imagine our life without our appliances. We use them every day to make our life easier. The refrigerator is always running, the dishwasher is started once a day and a washing machine can run 4-5 times during a laundry day. Have you once thinking that your home appliances are using almost half of the electricity you consume every year? A non-efficient use of your appliances may have a big impact on your electricity bill. It’s important to have good habits that will help you reduce your energy consummation:   Turn off the light when you leave a room… Read More

Finding the Right Appliance Repair Service Company

When one of your major appliances breaks down, you don’t always have time to shop around and evaluate options as you need to get it fixed ASAP. Taking the phone book or looking on the web, you quickly realize there are hundreds of companies in your city. It is not easy to know who you should call if it never happened in the past. Be careful, there are several unreliable companies out there. It is good to know the basics on hiring a repairman. What you need is a good price and a trustworthy company, therefore making sure the job… Read More

Shopping Guidelines for Home Appliances

Because we are experts, we can give you great tips on what to look for when you want to buy new home appliances. There are several appliances found in a home, from the toaster to the A/C but in this article, we pointed out the major ones and gave you the basic factors to consider in your shopping process.  RangeThe first element to consider when shopping for a range an oven is whether you want a gas, induction or electric oven. This choice will be influenced by your cooking preferences and the type of energy in the house. You will… Read More

Why is there Mold on Your Front-loading Washing Machine?

If you have bought a washer in the past 10 years, you probably opted for a front-loading model. There are lots of advantages to choosing a front-load washer. Even though they are more expensive, front-loading washing machines are known for their energy efficiency and low water usage but also for their great design. Yet, for many people, purchasing a front load washing machine has just been the beginning of troubles…mainly mold and costly repairs.  The main problem with front-loading washing machines is the buildup of mold and mildew in the door gasket or the bottom of the drum. If it… Read More

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