You rely on multiple home appliances such as your washer, dryer or refrigerator on a daily basis. Even if you take the necessary precautions, you still have to deal with broken appliances once in a while. When it comes to saving money, you are better off repairing a broken machine rather than replacing it. Luckily, you can save money on appliance repairs by following a few simple tips.

Maintain Your Appliances

Of course, the best way to save money on appliance repair is to prevent them from breaking down in the first place. At Doc’s Appliance Service, we provide helpful tips on how to maintain your home appliances and help them last for a longer lifespan. Whether it is your washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, refrigerator or cooking appliances, we have the advice to keep them running smoothly for you.

Keep Your Warranty Information

When you purchase your home appliances, they come with warranty information. You need to keep that warranty information in a safe place. When your machine stops working, it may still be under warranty. Your appliance warranty might cover the parts needed for the repair. Know what the warranty covers so that you don’t spend money on unnecessary parts or labor costs.

Look for a Reasonably-Priced Repair Service

Some appliance repair companies offer flat rates or lower fees, but they may charge you extra on miscellaneous stuff. When evaluating repair companies, you should do your research and find out if they are adding any charges on top of the actual repair job. You don’t want to be stuck with any surprise costs.

Prepare for the Technician

When it comes to repair companies, they all charge differently for labor. Some companies may charge by the hour when the technician arrives to fix your appliance. Prepare ahead of time so that you aren’t spending time clearing the area after your technician arrives. For instance, if you are getting your washer repaired, make sure that there are no clothes in it and the water is drained off. Clear the area around your broken appliance and remove any distractions, such as pets, when the technician arrives to fix the problem.

Doc’s Appliance Service is a family-owned and operated business. We have been proudly serving Oakland and Macomb counties since 1986. Doc’s repairs all brands and models of dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers, microwave ovens, stoves, refrigerators, and other large home appliances. We also offer advice in the shop or over the phone for DIY enthusiasts. For your appliance repair and parts needs, contact Doc’s Appliance Service at 800-726-7130.