Category Archives: Pro Tips

Is Your Oven Ready for the Holidays?

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Ahead of the holiday season, as experienced appliance repair experts we would like this time for you to turn our attention to ovens. You would not want to have all family gathered for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner and realize in the middle of cooking that your stove needs repair. It is this time of the year that we receive the phone calls for oven repair, often when it is too late for the holiday meal not to be affected.

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Regular Appliance Maintenance – More Care Less Repair

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How to extend the life of your appliances

Your appliances work probably as hard as you do. And as with people – with appliances, a little care goes a long way. It is true that when you are taking that extra step your appliances will require less fixing and serve you much longer trouble free.  After all, appliances are too much of an investment not to want to extend its lifespan.

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Appliance Repair – DIY or Not?

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In our day and age when you can simply go on Youtube or DIY appliance repair blog and browse through tutorials and look up how to fix pretty much anything, it is very important to understand what you CAN do and where it is best to trust the professionals. Although, it seems easy when a professional demonstrator does it on screen, but how far can you actually go yourself?

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5 Most Common Dishwasher Malfunctions: Troubleshooting

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Over the years dealing with all makes and models of dishwasher I-FIX appliance repair specialists have dealt with each and every type of malfunction. The truth is, with most of the problems that we end up fixing, the symptoms start showing at a much earlier stage.

That is why we have decided here to break down the key problems, and discuss troubleshooting, which might help eliminate a bigger problem later on. After all, most of the problems are comparatively easy to troubleshoot for an average DIY warrior, and if you do determine that you need to call a professional, it is better to determine that at an earlier stage before the problem becomes nonrepairable, or too costly to fix.

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Spring Cleaning? Don’t Forget About Dryer Lint Cleaning

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We are all sure happy that the winter is over and are looking for warmer and brighter days. Now even the routine spring cleaning will feel good. You definitely will not forget to take care of the windows, closets, hard to reach places under the furniture… But it rarely comes to mind that your dryer lint build up needs special attention and will need professional cleaning.

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Why My Refrigerator is Leaking?

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If you have started noticing water on the floor around the fridge on the regular basis, it is time to pay a little more attention to it. Although it might look like minor inconvenience, if you take care of the problem promptly might save you time and money in the long run. Also, as for any electrical appliance proximity of wiring or electrical parts is very dangerous and may cause short circuit, causing permanent damage to wiring, or even worse, cause fire.

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Household Appliances Rating: What Brands have Longest Life-Span?

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Choosing the right appliance for your household may be stressful. While there is abundance information on the individual brand performance over the years and their most common service issues – personal experience may vary from customer to customer. Once you read the online reviews for specific brand you can easily see that the number of stars for the same model and make can range from one to five. And here a series of important factors come into play – from problems caused by wrong installation, its ergonomic features and energy consumption to defects in particular unit that become a repair issue.

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Appliance Installation-Should I Call Experts?

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The internet provides do-it-yourself appliance repairs and installation help for homeowners looking to skip the professional help and save some money. Although DIYs are quick and cost-effective, not every appliance installation should be done without an expert. Before you purchase your next appliance, keep in mind these tips to help you figure out when it’s best to call an expert to install your new appliance, and when you can do it yourself.

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How to Extend the Fridge Lifespan – Maintenance Tips

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Winter is almost here and with it comes a growing hydro bill. One of the most important appliances in any home is the refrigerator. It consumes quite a bit of energy and can be very expensive to replace or repair. If you are interested to save some money by conserving energy and put off the time when you’d need to get fridge repair or replacement, we’ve got some good news for you. 

With a little bit of extra care and by following a list of simple precautions, you can have the fridge run in a more energy-efficient manner and have its life extended considerably.

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