Ideally the answer is yes. A repairman should service all appliances regularly, to look after them and keep them in good condition. We live in times where many appliances are proving unsafe, and even dangerous. So we definitely shouldn’t take chances (Appliance safety issues). However.. The problem with regular servicing In a word, cost. Theread the full article..
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Sometimes an engineer may say they have to take your appliance away to be repaired. Most commonly it might be your washing machine. There should be a good reason for taking an appliance away, and an engineer should be very reluctant to do so, because of all the disadvantages listed below – It is likelyread the full article..
When someone advertises, “no call out charge” they usually mean they won’t charge for the time spent travelling to your house. However, that’s not much use if they charge £90 to find out what is wrong. There are multiple ways repair companies and engineers can work regarding charges, and sometimes they can be deliberately misleading.read the full article..
Most people hate being charged for an estimate. So appliance repairmen are under pressure to do it for free. It costs a lot more than you’d think to send an engineer to someone’s house and then spend time working out what’s wrong with an appliance. Most engineers can’t afford to do it free, so tricksread the full article..
Getting an electric shock is the first thing most people would think of if asked about the potential dangers of fixing your own washing machine. But there are several other potential dangers too. Although this advice is focused on washing machines most of it is applicable to any appliance. Some of these points may beread the full article..
Can you still get an electric shock repairing an appliance if it’s turned off? Potentially yes. Under certain circumstances if you touch any electrical parts inside an appliance you could still possibly get electrocuted. The first danger is if you believe the power is disconnected, but for some reason it isn’t. This has happened toread the full article..