saving money by doing repairs yourself
Sound daunting? Well, consider that homeadvisor.com reports the average cost to fix appliances is between $106-237. That was motivation enough for me to do the repairs. Plus cheaper than buying a whole new dryer right?
I really really didn't want to have to hang ALL my clothes out to dry (sometimes bigger items I do). My mom brain forgets about the clothes in the dryer could you imagine forgetting them on a clothes line?
First let me start by saying that THANK GOODNESS, my dad and mom taught me how to use tools. Just because I am a girl...(well now that I am all grown up, a women), DOESN'T mean that we shouldn't teach our girls to use tools. Okay. I promise I am not about to go all equal rights on you. But it WILL, and DOES come in handy to teach the girls and women in our lives to use tools. And no they won't replace their handy men, although they might start more DIY projects in the future :)
Youtube is a great place to research so that one you know what you are doing, and secondly you know you are doing it safely. Doesn't save money if you have a hospital bill to pay for too. My advice is to find a company that is teaching the videos. Then you know that they are professionals themselves and they know what they are doing. Seriously, watched a youtube video on how to get a stuck cd out from a laptop and some non professional ideas, scared me, way too risky for me. But I found a pro, followed his advice and out popped the CD.
I found Repairclinic.com and followed their tutorial. Lucky for us this was an easy repair and the parts we ordered arrived right away. Saving the dryer! Because every mom loves her washer and dryer plus saving the Emergency Budget from a potentially big loss.
Hello, I'm Lindsey
A wife to hubby pursing higher education, a mother to two energetic kids, obsessed with all things farmhouse vintage and believer that food always taste better when it is shared.