Appliance Tips and Tricks

When it comes to appliances, our list of trips and tricks is long. We’ve been collecting information on maintenance, myths, hazards and much more for what seems like forever and we’ll share it all with you right here.



Keepin’ It Fresh: Refrigerator Revamp Guide

Revamp your refrigerator with this helpful infographic! From food storage and organization, to the proper use of your fridge’s humidity controls, to efficiency hacks - learn how to keep food fresher, for longer!


Laundry Room Cheat Sheet: Washer

Your ultimate guide to properly washing your clothes. Find out what the tags on your clothes mean, what settings you should use and the best way to wash your darks and lights, without fading or running.


Laundry Room Cheat Sheet: Dryer

Your ultimate guide to properly drying your clothes. Find out what the tags on your clothes mean, what dryer settings you should be using and how to avoid damaging or shrinking your lights, darks and delicates.


How to Save a Wet Cellphone

If your cellphone has crossed paths with any type of liquid, it may be in need of some CPR - Cell Phone Resuscitation! Learn how to save your cellphone from a watery death in this infographic.


How to Avoid Holiday Disasters

Tips for getting your appliances holiday-ready to help you avoid any last minute disasters in the kitchen. Help make your thanksgiving or Christmas stress free!


What to do With Your Broken Appliance: Repair or Replace?

Our interactive infographic for troubleshooting some of the common problems that affect household appliances. It displays the average cost of replacing the appliance as well as the cost of the parts required to fix the problem (and a scale of the difficulty of the repair).


Interactive Infographic Development Process

Learn about the challenges and complications of developing PartSelect’s interactive Appliance Repair or Replace infographic in HTML5.


Most Popular DIY Sites - Second Edition

A follow-up to our original list of essential DIY sites. If you have a do-it-yourself project in mind or are looking for some inspiration, look no further. One of these great resources will certainly point you in the right direction.


10 Maintenance Tips You Can Do In Under 10 Minutes

Regular upkeep, such as replacing worn appliance parts, will improve the appliances efficiency while also keeping more money in your wallet. Take 10 minutes out of your schedule to try one of these 10 quick and easy maintenance tips.


5 Appliance Myths Busted

It's not surprising that there are many myths about the appliances in our homes. Fortunately, as you're about to learn, most appliance myths are just tall tales


How To Perform An F1 Touch Pad / ERC Test

Learn how to perform a test to determine whether the Electronic Range Control (ERC, control board) or touch pad is defective when the F1 code is displayed.


How To Replace a Dryer Belt on Whirlpool Models

Learn how to replace the dryer belt on Whirlpool model dryers.


How To Replace a Washer Coupler (Whirlpool or Maytag)

Learn how to replace a washer coupler on a Whirlpool or Maytag washer.


PartSelect offers 5 ways to keep your dishwasher clean!

So what can you do eliminate fungi in your dishwasher that survive well in high temperatures, high moistures, and high alkaline pH values? Check out these 5 tips!


Appliance Staging - Easy Ways to Maximize Your Home's Sale Price

Buyers like to see newer looking appliances in the home they want to buy, so use this checklist to spruce up your appliances and help close the deal.


Video: Tips To Avoid Disasters In The Laundry Room

Regular upkeep, such as replacing worn appliance parts, will improve the appliance's efficiency while also keeping more money in your wallet. Take 10 minutes out of your schedule to try one of these 10 quick and easy maintenance tips.


Top Appliance Safety Hazards

A list of the most common appliance safety hazards and what you can do to prevent them.


10 Most Popular DIY Sites

Got a do-it-yourself project or need some inspiration? Check out these top-rated do-it-yourself websites.


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