How to Be Prepared for Soft Copper Lines on Appliances

When you’re in appliance repair, you have to constantly expect the unexpected. Any appliance repair call could involve an appliance from decades ago or be wired into the house in unexpected ways. A laundry room can be far too small or cluttered for easy maneuverability. The trouble that made the owner call you could be just the start. The best … Read More

Repair Business Management at Encompass

Encompass is hosting a Repair Business Management training course for service providers on April 25, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST. The workshop is being led by both Alex Hallmark and Adam Butcher of Fred’s Appliance Academy. This is an interactive training session as Adam and Alex want to help business owners solve various administrative issues so come … Read More

Learn Appliance Repair to Start These 5 In-Demand Jobs

Whether starting out in the workforce or learning another trade, learning appliance repair creates excellent job opportunities for those interested. The good news is learning appliance repair can be accomplished in weeks or months and costs only a fraction of what a college degree does. Let’s discuss some of these opportunities by highlighting these 5 in-demand jobs available for those … Read More

Full Scholarship being awarded at BrandSource 2019

We are excited to announce a new scholarship opportunity for Fred’s Appliance Academy that will earn the winner a full-tuition scholarship for the three-week Basic Appliance Repair Course.  Tuition includes student housing for the entire three-week course. This scholarship will be awarded to one member of the BrandSource in attendance at this March’s Summit event in Nashville.  The scholarship is transferable … Read More

7 Must Have Tools for Appliance Repair

Are you a recent graduate of Fred’s Appliance Academy? If you are, then the following information will seem a bit redundant, but at the very least may provide a worthy review. If you are a novice do-it-yourselfer, please note that it is important to know what tool to use when attempting an appliance repair. It is mainly to those who are … Read More

Appliance Repair: A Recession-Proof Job

Choosing a career can be a daunting task. There are a wide variety of factors to take into consideration. It can be overwhelming to weigh all the elements like the cost of education, versus how much you can make both as a starting salary, and over time as you gain more experience in your field. Let’s face it, a college … Read More

Appliance Industry 2018 Q4 Results

Take a look at the following info from Whirlpool, Electrolux, Samsung, and LG to see how each performed in the last quarter. Whirlpool Q4 Statement Whirlpool Q4 Analysis Electrolux Q4 Statement Electrolux Q4 Analysis Samsung Q4 Statement Samsung Q4 Analysis LG Q4 Statement LG Q4 Analysis