Maytag Washer Repair Service

Washer Usage Tips


  • Button up pillow cases.
  • Close zippers, hooks and snaps.
  • Don’t allow metal objects in laundry such as pins and safety pins, coins, hair clips etc.
  • Check pockets before washing and remove things such as crayons, pens, gum, lipstick, lip balm, etc.
  • Treat all persistent problem stains by rubbing liquid detergent into them or treating them with a spray quality pre-wash before putting into your washer.
  • Read the care label instructions including water temperature and cycle and set it accordingly.


  • Separate natural fibers such as cottons from synthetics before putting
    them into your washer, thus preventing the oils from the natural items getting into the polyesters and other synthetics causing a color running.
  • Separately wash fleece, sweat clothing, towels etc to prevent lint from getting on the other garments.
  • To avoid color running wash new colored clothes separately the first time and thereafter in your washer until the color bleeding stops.
  • Separately wash fleece, sweat clothing, towels etc to prevent lint from getting on the other garments.
  • Never wash colored items with white garments in your washer.
  • Sort laundry in groups before placing in your washing machine: coloreds, whites, synthetics, delicates, and woolens.
  • Sort laundry in groups before placing in your washing machine: coloreds, whites, synthetics, delicates, and woolens.
  • Wash all lingerie separately.


  • Although it may seem that a fully loaded washer saves time and energy, it will also cause inefficient washing by not allowing clothes to properly swish around as they would if they were loosely dropped into the washer tube which will greatly enhancing washing ability.
  • Avoid placing large items such as towels, house coat etc. on one side with only light items such as underwear on the other side to prevent a tube imbalance in your washer.
  • By loading the clothes evenly together, cleaning is enhanced By evenly mixing large and small items together in the washer cleaning is enhanced.
  • Heavily soiled clothing are washed best in a reduced load size in your Washer.
  • Load synthetics just half way or less and delicates and woolens 1/3 tub in your washing machine.

Special Care Items

  • Flame retardant sleepwear: Do not place in your washer with detergent, doing so will suppress it’s flame retardant ability.
  • Woolen garments should only be soaked in detergent water for 10 to 15 minutes before the normal rinse cycle.
  • Plastic items such as vinyl backed garments, bibs, pants, etc only have to be washed in your washing machine for no longer than four minutes before being tumbled dried in a no heat dryer


  • Rinse only in cold water, this helps to prevent clothes from wrinkling.

Cold Water Washing

  • Cold water washing is normally adequate for most types of loads if liquid detergent used and as long as the water temperature in your washer is at least 70 degrees F. Powered detergent however will require a warmer temperature for it to dissolve. Unless disinfecting cloth diapers, bedding and whites, hot water should not normally be required.

About Maytag washers

The Maytag Company was founded by Frederick Louis Maytag in 1907 for the purpose of creating a durable and long lasting appliance with efficient capabilities. This is still the goal of the Maytag Corporation that makes it the superb company that it is today. The saying that the Maytag washer’s repairman is “the loneliest man in town” best describes the amount of servicing that is required in relation to this brand name appliance. Maytags are known for their efficient and good quality machines that need very little repairs over their lifetime. Their lack of service is deemed to be longer than most other appliances, which makes them a good and reliable investment. However, if andwhen washer repair is needed, North Shore Appliance Repair is best suited to handle the task! Our repair technicians are qualified, skilled, and trained experts in repairing Maytag washers in an efficient and timely manner.

Maytag washers have various presets, such as wool, sanitary, hand wash, etc and some models actually have up to 12 of these presets. The more deluxe the model, the more presets that it has. Most Maytag’s come with dispensers for either bleach or fabric softeners, or both. They are equipped with 3 to 5 temperature levels. Some even offer a “quiet cycle” which is welcomed by many individuals who wash at night. Yes, the Maytag washer can meet just about any individual’s needs and/ or preferences.
The different washers that are offered by Maytag include the following:

  • Epic – High efficiency front load washer
  • Epicz –Less expensive version of the Epic
  • Budget Front Loaders
  • Centennial –Top Load Washer
  • Bravo/Neptune – Bravo has been replaced by the Neptune
  • Washer/Dryer Combo –Combination washer/dryer units

A 1 year warranty or guarantee is offered by Maytag, which includes most aspects associated to malfunctions, with the exception of accidents.

Although Maytag washers are not among the cheapest appliances, their long life spans make them more economical than expected. So, if you have a Maytag washer, be sure to keep it in top running operation, and call us – the experts at North Shore Appliance Repair when service is needed.Remember, for the best in the way of prompt, reliable, expert, courteous, repair service for your Maytag washer, North Shore Appliance Repair will come through with “flying colors” every time!

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