Ideally the answer is yes. A repairman should service all appliances regularly to look after them and keep them in good condition. In times where many appliances are proving unsafe and even dangerous we shouldn’t take chances (Appliance safety issues). All mechanical machines benefit from regular maintenance. If you want to have a washing machine... continue reading.
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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 likely... continue reading.
When someone advertises, “no call out charge” they usually mean they won’t charge for the time spent travelling to our house. However, that’s not much use if they charge £90 to walk through the door and look at our appliance. There are multiple ways repair companies and engineers work regarding charges, and you can get... continue reading.
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. It’s not possible to do it free, but customers hate... continue reading.
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 be... continue reading.
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 to... continue reading.