A few months ago, we heard some scrambling and scratching in attic above our bedroom. It went away for awhile and we promptly forgot about it, but last night and this morning it was back, scrambling and scratching around.
House & Home
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After eleven months of uneventful operation, we just had another error code on our LG Tromm front-loading washer. We previously had an OE error code and a tE error code. This time, it was a UE error code.
‘Tis the season… To be frustrated by Christmas lights. We have a rather nice Christmas tree that is (or was) pre-lit with colored LED lights. But this year when we set it up, there was a section that wouldn’t light up.
Today I discovered that the latch on the door from our house into the garage wouldn’t retract (spring back) when it hit the strike plate. When I swung it shut, the latch banged off the strike plate. Thus, I had to turn the knob to close the door.
I recently needed to change the batteries in our garage door opener remotes. While at the store, I guessed (correctly) based on memory and appearance that I needed a CR2032 coin-style battery. The alternative was the similar-looking CR2025.
Talk about annoying. About two weeks ago, our LG washer started giving a tE error code and refusing to complete the current cycle. After realizing that this was due to a problem with the thermistor, we decided to call in a professional to fix it.
When it rains it pours… This morning, our LG Tromm front-loading washer issued another series of beeps indicating an error. This time, however, it wasn’t the tE error code that we’ve grown accustomed to. Instead, it was an OE error code.
Speaking of troubleshooting an LG washing machine… If you need to drain your washer, here’s how: turn it on, hit the spin speed button (timer will read 13 min), and hit start. That’s it. For reference, our washer is model # WM2487HWM.