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..
Appliance Repairs Category
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Trying to repair something you’re not trained to do can be dangerous, or just costly. Many people want – or need – to try, and as there’s countless advice on the Internet this page at least tries to give good safety advice. It’s not a list of patronising obvious advice. It comes from a repairmanread the full article..
A look at the problem of waiting in all day for an engineer If you need to have an appliance engineer to fix your white goods appliance it can be very inconvenient. Most competitive repair companies and local engineers are very good at giving time-slot appointments these days. They try to work around our needs.read the full article..
This is a common threat when booking an appliance repair under guarantee or warranty. It’s usually even written in the instruction book. I try to view it as more of a threat that’s unlikely to be carried out or is unenforceable if challenged properly. However, many engineers will try to charge you. It’s an argumentread the full article..
I received the following question from someone having difficulty in getting the manufacturer to send an engineer to look at their faulty washing machine. My LG washing machine is not taking on enough water for a satisfactory wash, there is only a very small pool of water in the bottom of the drum. When Iread the full article..
One of the household services particularly prone to disappointment and complaint is repairs. Getting an appliance repaired quickly and at a reasonable price these days is not always possible and often completely uneconomical. I’ve been writing since 2000 on Washerhelp and Whitegoodshelp lamenting how so many appliances have become virtually throwaway products. Even so, Iread the full article..