In recent times many people subscribe to the notion we live in a throwaway society but that doesn’t have to be the case where your appliances are concerned. Whilst there are more choices available than ever before the temptation to move away from the traditional brands you’ve come to know and trust has gathered momentum. In fact appliance repair is most definitely a more cost effective and convenient solution than buying new in most cases.
The humble refrigerator has come a long way as technology and innovation drive the market forward offering enhanced convenience and efficiency. Malfunctions do occur and general wear and tear can compromise your unit’s ability to perform at its peak, if that’s the case then it’s time to call your appliance repair guy.
Often if a breakdown occurs panic ensues and a mad scramble to have the fridge replaced takes over. Experts recommend a simple service call by a licensed repair professional in most cases that will solve your issues at a fraction of the cost.
Common service calls a repairman see on a daily basis involve broken or incorrectly fitted gaskets that don’t trap in the cold air. This forces the unit to run continuously and will eventually burn out the motor. Faulty thermostats and clogged defrost drains can leave your fridge standing in a puddle of water. The list goes on and in most cases these are simple fixes for an appliance technician who can have you up and running on the same day at a fraction of the cost and effort of heading out to find a new replacement.
Oven and Stove Repair
The oven and the stove are staple appliances used in most kitchens and unless you microwave everything you are going to miss them if there not in commission. It is highly recommended that all maintenance or repair work done on these appliances be carried out by a certified professional. Unlike the fridge or the toaster these appliances are typically hardwired to the homes main circuit board or operate on gas.
In most cases oven and stove repairs can be a swift and cost effective fix for a certified pro. They will quickly ascertain if it’s a simple blown fuse or a defective heating element. Gas appliances can run on either propane or natural gas. They have variable ignition systems ranging from a pilot flame to an electronic ignition. The repair of gas appliances is not recommended for the DIY consumer as qualified technicians utilize commercial diagnostic tools that service your appliances safely and efficiently.
Appliance repair experts concede that dishwashers are the most frequent service calls they receive. On average six months after the purchase of a new dishwasher a service call is requested due to a number of common symptoms like the dishwasher won’t clean, dishwashers overflowing, or it has water left in the base at the end of a cycle. The majority of times these service calls are due to a lack of common maintenance or cleaning that is normally spelled out clearly in the owner’s manual, for this reason warranty claims are often revoked. Of course there are exceptions to every rule and it is entirely feasible you may have anything from a faulty inlet valve to a defective float switch. Your licensed appliance repair agent is well placed to fix the problem and offer practical maintenance tips you can take to prevent similar issues from occurring in the future.
The next time you get the feeling you’re appliance, that has served you well may be on the fritz don’t give up hope; there may be life in the old girl yet. Give your appliance repair guy a call, their in house service is convenient and you may save a bundle on replacement.