Tuesday 22 December 2020

What To Look For When Hiring An Appliance Repair Person

We have all had to take something in for repair once in a while and it can be stressful not knowing whether or not they can fix your item, how much it should cost and if they are going to have to charge you for the work even if they can’t fix it. It’s hard to tell which repair person is legit or if you are being conned by some nitwit so it’s always a good idea to look for these 3 key factors when hiring an appliance repair person.

Look at the length of their business operations to decide whether or not you should use them to do your repairs. If you can’t seem to find much history about them it may be best to look elsewhere for someone with a longer history in the business. Not that all new repair people are bad at their jobs but a lengthy business history show people trust them and have continued to use them over the years. 

Check out online reviews and see if they have ever done anything shady or unexpected. You would not believe how many terrible people there are out there and the types of people that are willing to rip you off are always hiding in plain sight. The last time we had a repair done by a mobile mechanic on our car he said it was going to cost $700 more than originally quoted after he towed our car and wouldn’t give it back. We went to the police and everything and they couldn’t do a thing about it. After looking online we found he had terrible reviews for conning people for years.

Ask what kind of training they have. The type of training they have is actually quite important depending on your appliance. You would t take your cell phone in to be repaired by someone who studied refrigeration so don’t take your items to someone who specializes in something else. 

Your property was hard earned and deserves to be taken to professionals, by looking at these 3 simple things you could save yourself a lot of money and a large headache. 

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