Build Your Appliance Repair Business by Training Rookies with Fred’s Academy

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Appliance repair is an industry where there is always demand. Appliances are an essential part of modern living and most people would prefer to have their large and valuable home applianced repaired than to buy a new one. In any neighborhood, the local appliance repair services have plenty of business, repairing everything from washing machines to microwaves. However, building your … Read More

5 Reasons Why Appliance Repair is Recession-Proof

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If you’re looking to build a lifetime career, appliance repair is a profitable skill to have. Once you know how to repair everyday household appliances safely and professionally, every neighborhood is a potential source of business. There is always a demand for repairs to household appliances. People need stoves, fridges, and laundry machines. They need dishwashers and chest freezers. Repairing … Read More

Learn Appliance Repair Skills And Launch Your Career Today!

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With job markets becoming more competitive all around the world, unemployment is growing, especially in the USA and Canada. However, the situation is not at all hopeless. You can still launch a career as an appliance repair technician. And it gets better; you can opt to be employed or set up your own business. But either way, you will have … Read More

Appliance Industry 2019 Q4 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 Q4 Statement Whirlpool Q4 Analysis Electrolux Q4 Statement Electrolux Q4 Analysis Samsung Q4 Statement Samsung Q4 Analysis LG Q4 Statement LG Q4 Analysis

From a Green Tech to a Senior Tech

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Corina is one of Fred’s Appliance’s most accomplished technicians. Throughout her 3+ years with the company, she has received recognition from customers and peers alike while repairing thousands of appliances for our customers. We would like to share her experience and some tips on how to become as successful as she is.  When Corina was hired in October 2016, she … Read More

3 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Repair Tools in the Best Shape

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The skills to repair common household appliances when acquired are very handy. You can put these skills to use in repairing your home appliances and save yourself some money. Or you can establish for yourself a career as an appliance repair technician.  Whichever route you decide to take, one thing for sure is you need to know not only the best tools … Read More

How to Repair Appliances After a Major Flood

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Almost all appliances carry some risk of flooding or taking on water damage. But, depending on where you do business in the country, you might be called in to take a look at appliances following a major flood or tropical storm. Knowing how to handle both emergency and non-emergency repair calls after bad weather can make you the go-to contact … Read More

Why Repair Tech Pros Attend Fred’s Appliance Academy Courses

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It might surprise you to learn that not every student who attends Fred’s Appliance Academy is learning appliance repair for the first time. Every now and then we get an old appliance tech pro in the classroom with some very good reasons for being there. After all, appliance repair is hardly a static industry. While there are some old washers, … 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