Kitchens – CheckThisHouse https://www.checkthishouse.com Home maintenance, remodeling, repair, and improvement tips for your property Thu, 09 Jul 2020 21:59:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.15 Leaky Dishwasher? Don’t Call the Handyman Just Yet https://www.checkthishouse.com/8637/leaky-dishwasher-dont-call-the-handyman-just-yet.html Wed, 24 Jun 2020 11:46:06 +0000 https://www.checkthishouse.com/?p=8637 We all get leaks sometimes at home. Whether it’s dishwashers, washing machines, or pipes anywhere around the house, leaks are always a sign that something is wrong and can be a great source of concern. However, before you get on the phone and drop hundreds of dollars on a repairman, take a look at this ... Read more]]> How to Perform Kitchen Inspection | Home Inspector Tips https://www.checkthishouse.com/3486/chicago-new-condo-kitchen-inspection-manual-electrical-more.html Tue, 31 Mar 2009 03:38:54 +0000 http://checkthishouse.com/?p=3486 Kitchen Stove Safety Anti Tip Bracket https://www.checkthishouse.com/3135/kitchen-stove-safety-anti-tip-bracket.html Thu, 05 Mar 2009 03:48:02 +0000 http://checkthishouse.com/?p=3135 Kitchen stove - two piece anti-tip bracketSimple devices like the kitchen stove anti tip bracket can save your child and yourself from serious injuries and sometimes even death. Kitchen stove anti tip bracket is a single or two piece device, supplied by the stove manufacturer, that must be installed at the base / behind the stove. It prevents the stove from tipping over or tilting while somebody applies pressure to the open oven door. Since 1991, after “voluntary safety standards” have been developed by UL (Underwriter Laboratories) and ANSI (American National Standards Institute), gas and electric stove installers are required to install provided by the manufacturer stove anti [...]]]> Garbage Disposal Wiring & Kitchen Disposal Safety https://www.checkthishouse.com/2890/garbage-disposal-electrical-wiring.html Sun, 15 Feb 2009 06:34:40 +0000 http://checkthishouse.com/?p=2890 Loose garbage disposal electrical connectionHave you ever looked at your garbage disposal wiring? If you did, you’re probably not one of the homeowners that own garbage disposal units visible on the pictures. This is just another waiting for an accident type of a situation and garbage disposal wiring should be on a home maintenance routine check-up list. Garbage disposal vibration, especially under some heavy loads … by the way – this is not a garbage can, and don’t use it as such, sometimes causes garbage disposal wiring and plumbing connections to separate. Even properly wired garbage disposal electrical cable might become loose and fall off the connector creating [...]]]>