Recommendations when hiring a repair service at home

The failure of an appliance (terrible if it is the washing machine ) sometimes

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The failure of an appliance (terrible if it is the washing machine ) sometimes we must add the bad experience we may have with the technician we called to solve the problem. That is unpleasant surprises with the amount of the invoice, devices that break down again in a short time, as well as the difficulty in claiming bad service. And the same can happen with home fixes not covered by home insurance such as leaky faucets or a stuck blind. To avoid displeasure, things to keep in mind before hiring a service:

Ask for rates

Many times it is not possible to know a prior budget because it will depend on the type of problem to be solved, the time required for the repair, the need to buy parts, etc. But what you can know and, you should ask, are the rates per hour worked and per trip to have a rough idea of ​​what hiring the service may entail. On the other hand, it is also convenient to make sure what you have to pay if once you have the budget, you decide not to carry out the repair because we choose to change the appliance, for example, or we simply do not agree with the price.  

And in the event that we can have a prior budget, it must be detailed in everything that the repair implies, from what the fault may be to the labor or labor or spare parts.

On the other hand, if new concepts arise during the provision of the service that increases the expected cost, the company or the professional like Appliance Repair Whirlpool has the obligation to communicate it to confirm that we agree with the new budget.  

Experience and ratings

When contacting a repair service of Appliance Repair Whirlpool, it is also important to find out about the experience of the company or the technician and check if they are legally established since it is a sector with a high intrusion level. To do this, the internet can be useful to see ratings or opinions. And another more analog option but that works very well is to ask the hardware store where we usually buy if they know a trusted technician. We are rarely going to get bad advice.

Repair price

Better if we do not rush into hiring services with striking discounts because then it can be more expensive. It is evident that looking for an attractive price is an important factor but it should not be decisive and let us be carried away by the super bargains. 


If the faulty appliances are still under warranty, it is best to contact the brand’s official technical assistance service like Appliance Repair Whirlpool. They can confirm to us if the repair is covered by the warranty.

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