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Why Is My Washing Machine Overflowing?

Posted by Ken Flournoy on Jan 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Washing machine overflow is absolutely one of those worst-case scenarios you hope will never happen. Water all over the floor may seem like a fun slip-n-slide to your kids, but you already know the problem is going to be very messy... and expensive to fix.

We always say that the best offense in home plumbing is a good defense. Let's take a look at the causes of washer overload, before you're scrambling to call for help.

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Topics: Washing Machines

What Do Each of the Washing Machine Cycles Mean?

Posted by Ken Flournoy on May 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

There are two types of people: those that just throw all their clothes in the washing machine, toss in some soap, and hope for the best, and those who separate everything, try to decipher the heiroglyphics on the tag, and match up what they say with all of the washing machine cycles.

While the second way is absolutely the right way to do laundry, we totally see why it's easier to just ignore what the tag says. Washing your clothes shouldn't be an exercise in mental ability, so allow us to explain just how washing machines work and what all those different cycles mean:

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Topics: Plumbing, Washing Machines, Water Conservation