When your dryer isn’t drying your clothing completely or your refrigerator is no longer keeping your beverages and foods cold, you may be faced with a crucial decision. Is it worth repairing or should you just go out and purchase a new appliance? You might be surprised but calling a technician for appliance repair in Thornhill might be the best option in these situations. Depending on the age of the appliance and the severity of the problem, a simple repair could save you a considerable amount of money.
When you have an Emergency Appliance Repair technician come out to your home to inspect a malfunctioning appliance, they can diagnose the problem and recommend the right solution. We won’t recommend replacement unless repairing the appliance is no longer financially feasible. In most cases, the average repair cost for an appliance is roughly 25% to 30% of the average replacement cost. Once the cost to repair exceeds that amount, replacement becomes the best option.
Emergency Appliance Repair
7077 Bathurst St #204
Thornhill, ON L4J 2J6
Before you decide to call for appliance repair in Thornhill or go out and replace the old appliance, the general rule of thumb is to purchase a new appliance if your current one is 7 or 8 years old and will cost more than 50% of the price of a new one to repair it. According to CAMA, the Canadian Appliance Manufacturers Association, the estimated “useful life” of the 5 most common household appliances is as follows:
In this sense, the terminology “useful life” is defined as the typical lifespan beyond which the appliance operates on borrowed time. So the closer that appliance gets to its “past due” date, the more it makes sense to replace it rather than attempt another repair.?
As human beings, we tend to imagine the worst case scenario whenever one of our appliances malfunctions or stops working. Unfortunately, we may be overlooking the obvious. So before you call an Emergency Appliance Repair technician or just decide to break out your checkbook or credit card and purchase a new one, you want to find out if the appliance is really broken before pursuing one of those options.
The obvious first step is to check and see whether or not the appliance is plugged into a power socket. If it is, go to your circuit breaker box and see if a switch needs to be reset. Next, check the flooring the appliance is sitting on to see if it is uneven. Believe it or not, this has been known to prevent some appliances from turning on. Finally, make sure that any filters or vents have not gotten clogged with dust and lint.
Once you have done the recommended checking discussed above, there are several more questions to answer before calling a technician for appliance repair in Thornhill:
If you do decide that the time has come to purchase a new appliance, Emergency Appliance Repair also offers professional appliance installation and can develop a preventative appliance maintenance plan to keep it operating at peak performance. For additional information regarding appliance repair in Thornhill, please call Emergency Appliance Repair today and speak with a company representative.