5 More Tools to Keep Yourself Safe During Appliance Repair

Getting the job done is important. But staying safe is even more important. Appliance repair can be dangerous and uncomfortable, but the right equipment can keep you safe. That’s why we talked about knee pads and other tools that can help. But while knee pads can help reduce knee strain and the risk of repetitive stress injuries, they can’t do it all. … Read More

Appliance Industry 2018 Q3 Results

Take a look at the following info from Whirlpool, Electrolux, Haier, Samsung, and LG to see how each performed in the last quarter. Whirlpool Q3 Statement Whirlpool Q3 Analysis Electrolux Q3 Statement Electrolux Q3 Analysis Haier/GE Q3 Statement Haier/GE New Offering Fell Flat Samsung Q3 Statement Samsung Q3 Analysis LG Q3 Statement LG Q3 Analysis

Carry Extras of These Nine Things on Every Appliance Repair Job

Not all of your equipment is going to be tools and parts. Many times, it will be the bits and pieces that fall through the cracks that help you complete a job. Make sure you carry extras of these nine things: Parts That Break Over Time Very few of your repairs are going to be utterly catastrophic. Most jobs involve … Read More

5 Advantages of Hands-On Appliance Repair Training

Classes are moving online. That includes classes for technical, manual skills. But while virtual learning can give you some of the basics, it’s no replacement for hands-on learning. Here are five reasons why you should tackle appliances in-person to learn the trade. 1. Pick up speed. Every job has a learning curve. When you’re just starting out, each step is … Read More

Appliance Repair Shop Owners: How Do You Train Your New Repair Technicians?

You’re a busy appliance-store-and-repair-shop owner, and you’re about to hire two new technicians. You’d prefer that both had experience in appliance repair, but, occasionally, you like to take on someone with drive and ambition and a willingness to provide outstanding service to your customers. The missing piece is that person usually has little knowledge of appliance repair, and, of course, … Read More

R600a and Lokring Repair Training at Encompass in Atlanta Georgia

Tech Training on Lokring Tools & R600a October 24, 2018: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Encompass Training Center, Lawrenceville, GA Early Bird Registration Deadline: October 12, 2018, $149 After October 12: $199 Register 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 … Read More

Appliance Brands – Who owns who?

Students at Fred’s Appliance Academy learn to diagnose and repair all sorts of electrical appliances, including washing machines, dryers, garbage disposals and refrigerators. Here pupils acquire the skills that are needed to fix devices from a range of well-known appliance brands such as KitchenAid, Frigidaire, Maytag and Samsung. Today’s top 5 appliance brands Visit any showroom, and you’re sure to … Read More