How to Install 3 and 4 Prong 240V Range Cords

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Tim: 00:15 Hey, guys, Tim with Fred’s Appliance Academy. In today’s video, we’re gonna show you how to hook up a power cord to your electric range that you just purchased. The electric cords for the ranges don’t come with your unit, so you’re gonna have to purchase and you’re gonna have to be able to identify which cord you … Read More

Hands-On 2-Week Refrigeration Course

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Fred’s Appliance Academy is excited to announce a new two-week refrigeration course! This course will cover topics from temperature and defrost issues to electronic controls, including the inverter board. The course will also teach students how to determine if an issue is related to the unit’s sealed system. Two weeks of refrigeration training will allow students to learn more about … Read More

5 Careers Where Appliance Repair is a Valued Skill

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When most people hear about learning appliance repair, naturally their first thought is that the purpose is to become a repair technician. It’s true that repair technicians will always find work because there will always be refrigerators, dishwashers, ovens, and range tops to fix. There will always be a need for someone who can confidently wield a screwdriver and open … Read More

Appliance Industry 2019 Q3 Results

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Take a look at the following info from Whirlpool, Electrolux, Samsung, and LG to see how each performed in the last quarter. Whirlpool Q3 Statement Whirlpool Q3 Analysis Electrolux Q3 Statement Electrolux Q3 Analysis Samsung Q3 Statement SDS Samsung Q3 Statement C&T Samsung Q3 Analysis LG Q3 Statement LG Q3 Analysis

5 Tips for Working Safely with Tools

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Working with tools is something that most people get the basics very quickly. Most people can wield a screwdriver to tighten a drawer handle easily enough. But appliance repair requires a level of expertise and care beyond simple DIY home projects. The inside of an appliance has sharp edges, tight angles, and sometimes require you to know what you’re doing … Read More

Basic Smart Tools Every Technician Should Have

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Every technician needs a toolkit, and all the skill in the world is no substitute for having the right wrench size when you need it. The contents of your tool kit can determine how effectively you can solve a repair, especially when things get tricky. Today, we’re here to share some of the secrets of the trade that most technicians … Read More

The Appliances You Will Learn to Repair in Fred’s Basic 3-Week Class

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One of the most important points when learning appliance repair is which appliances you learn to repair. Understandably, not all appliances are the same and it’s important to have a deep comprehension of how each type of appliance is put together and maintained. At Fred’s Appliance Repair Academy, we cover all types of basic household appliances that are not included … Read More

AMVETS Generation T Scholarships

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AMVETS has partnered up with Generation T to offer scholarships to trade schools like ours to teach military veterans in one of the many hands-on trades that are in desperate need of candidates. To learn more about the scholarship and how to apply, visit the following link:https://amvets.org/amvets-generation-t-scholarships/