The “Comforts of Home” Holiday Contest!

November 16th, 2007 Comforts of Home Holiday contest. Appliance parts repairs experts.

***The Comforts of Home Holiday Contest is now closed. Thanks to everyone for participating! If you’re chosen as a winner you will receive an email notification from us in the next two weeks. Happy Holidays!***

To celebrate the 8th anniversary of we are running a blog contest! The prizes are great: one of three Apple iPhone® or Kitchen Aid Artisan Series® Stand Mixers. The winners get to choose which they would prefer to receive!

Entering the contest is easy, and if you have a blog you not only get a chance to win one of our great prizes, but your post also helps build items in the “Comforts of Home” packages for US soldiers serving overseas in Iraq or Afghanistan. Each blog post adds one item to the care package! In addition to the 80 packages we’ve already sent to the men and women of Alpha Co. 3/69 AR and 2ND PLT, A BTRY 1-9 FA in Iraq and 1-508th PIR 82nd ABN DIV in Afghanistan; we will send additional packages built from this contest to US soldiers serving overseas in mid-December.

Simply blog about a holiday cooking horror story you experienced or post a personal text, audio, or video message for the troops and then send us an email at with the link. Once the post is confirmed, your email address will be entered in the contest (one entry per email address). If you don’t have a blog, subscribe to or The Repair Blog via email and receive one entry in the contest. For all email subscriptions, reserves the right to email the individual to request confirmation prior to accepting into the drawing.

At the end of the contest we will compile all of the messages to the troops on our Repair Blog and send a copy of the links along with the care packages!

The contest runs from November 16 to December 17, 2007. The winners will be drawn randomly on December 20, 2007 at approx. 1pm PST in Van Nuys, CA. They will be notified by email to determine their prize choice and collect the necessary information for prize delivery and personal contact confirmation. One entry per valid email address or blog; Continental USA residents only. Appliance Parts Pros reserves the right to disqualify any posts that are considered off-topic, contains threats, inappropriate language or content. Read the rest of this entry »

Making holiday cooking worry-free: 5 tips to help your oven perform like new

October 29th, 2007

Oven igniterEvery year thousands of holiday meals are needlessly stressful because of unidentified problems with the oven; from incorrect temperatures, to uneven cooking. Most common problems with an oven can be easily fixed by the owner at a minimal cost. Taking the time now for preventative maintenance can help ensure the only thing you have to worry about with holiday cooking is if you remembered the cranberry sauce!

5 MOST COMMON OVEN PROBLEMS – from  Read the rest of this entry »

Why Kenmore Front Load Washers Fail

September 5th, 2007

Why do Kenmore front load washers fail shortly after their warranty expires? A rusted drum support, a drum screw cutting through plastic tub, etc. This excellent video clip, courtesy of a youtube user tanksalotct, shows how and why Kenmore front load washers fail. Check it out for yourself and share your experience by commenting below.

How to Unlock the iPhone – Original Method Improved!

August 31st, 2007

iPhone HackediPhone’s been hacked! Not really news anymore. In fact, there is more than one way to do the job. Our guest, a senior software developer from, will walk you through the options and tell you how he hacked his iPhone and the improvements he came up with along the way. Now that he’s hacked an iPhone, I guess we can start calling him a hacker :) and what does every hacker need? That’s right, a handle. His is stikyy. Read on… Read the rest of this entry »

Appliance Repair Forum

July 24th, 2007

Appliance Repair Forum

Need help with appliance repair? AppliancePartsPros has just launched a brand new appliance repair forum. Post your repair question and receive expert help… for free. You can also browse or search previous answers. Since most repair problems are common, there is a good chance you’ll find an answer. Read the rest of this entry »