5 Tips for Working with Tools that You Only Learn From Experience

In the appliance repair business, you find yourself working with a lot of tools. Whether you’re working under dishwashers, taking apart washing machines, or braving basement furnaces, keeping a well-stocked toolkit can really matter. Appliance repair involves a lot of hands-on work with the tools and not always at convenient angles for the human hand to work with. Which is … Read More

Seven Reasons Appliance Repair is a Great Retirement Skill

Retirement is an interesting time in anyone’s life. You’re done working, but you’re not done living. Many people go on retirement vacations, pick up new hobbies, or try a second or third career to shake things up during the retirement years. Many settle into homeownership or take off on a long-term RV adventure. Amongst the more enjoyable retirement plans is … Read More

5 Ways to Make Money from Learning Appliance Repair

Being able to repair home appliances is an important skill to have. A handy person around the house can save thousands in repair costs and extend the life of home appliances for years. But the benefits go so much further than your own kitchen. The skill to repair home appliances also comes with significant external financial opportunities. There is always … Read More

Hands-on Training is The Best Way to Learn Appliance Repair

There is a desperate need for appliance repair technicians throughout the United States and Canada. This desperate need can be beneficial to anyone who has a love for learning and a solid work ethic. An institution such as Fred’s appliance academy can help train you for a very lucrative job in appliance repair. They offer three tracks that give students … Read More

How to Deal with Hard Water on Service Calls

A lot of professional appliance repair is tied up in maintenance and tune-ups. At the end of the day, that doesn’t just mean tightening up connections and replacing parts that are starting to break down. It means a lot of cleaning. If you live in an area where hard water is common or a lot of your rural clients are … Read More

Technician Training on Lokring Tools & R600a

Thursday, June 27th, 2019: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Encompass Training Center, Lawrenceville, GAEarly Bird Registration Deadline: May 15, 2019, $199After May 15: $249Register Now Based on numerous tech customer requests, Encompass is teaming with Fred’s Appliance Academy to offer a 1-day hands-on class on Lokring Tools & R600a Repair. The course is designed to help you learn the best and most productive … Read More

Appliance Industry 2019 Q1 Results

Take a look at the following info from Whirlpool, Electrolux, Samsung, and LG to see how each performed in the last quarter. Whirlpool Q1 Statement Whirlpool Q1 Analysis Electrolux Q1 Statement Electrolux Q1 Analysis Samsung Q1 Statement Samsung Q1 Analysis LG Q1 Statement LG Q1 Analysis