3 Principles for the Safe Use of Tools

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There’s no doubt that an appliance technician’s tools are important for getting a job done correctly. However, poorly handled tools are not only unhelpful, they can also be dangerous to the user. That’s why it’s critical that appliance technicians understand how to use their tools properly and responsibly; otherwise, an accident is much more likely to occur and someone could get … Read More

Take Care of Your Tools and They Will Take Care of You

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If you are beginning or have already begun a career as an appliance repair technician, no doubt you recognize the importance of your tools. Without them, you simply couldn’t perform your job and earn a living. In addition, you probably also understand the expense involved in acquiring quality tools. Fine-crafted tools are designed to last for decades, maybe even for … Read More

How to Organize Your Tools for Efficiency and Reduced Loss

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When you’re visiting a customer’s house to repair an appliance, you need to have all your tools with you. Depending on the range of appliances you service, this can mean bringing quite a bit of equipment on the road that you need to be able to sort through quickly, maintain, and take with you without leaving it at the customer’s … Read More

What You Should Bring With You to Make Appliance Repair Jobs Safer and Easier

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A lot of appliance repair is appliance maintenance, and a lot of appliance maintenance is keeping the parts clean. Anything that generates heat or needs to cool things down is particularly susceptible to this because dirty and clogged parts can draw heat away as effectively. That means either an appliance will have substandard performance or the electrical components will be … Read More

What Screwdrivers Do You Need for General Appliance Repair

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Screws are never standardized. If you find a socket plate in one room with flathead screws, one on even the other side of the same room might have a Phillips head screw. Appliances are particularly varied because screws come in different shapes and sizes, as do the angles around them that give you little access for dismantling an appliance. Here are … Read More

Working With Tools: Using Hand Tools And Power Tools

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Every year, there are thousands of emergency room visits by people who have injured themselves using hand tools and power tools. Many of the people who find themselves in the emergency room because they did not use the tools properly and/or they were not working safely. When hand tools and power tools are used correctly and when the safety guidelines are followed, … Read More

Working with Tools: The Importance of the Proper Equipment

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When you work with appliance repair, you need to be familiar with working with tools. You may already be familiar with the typical wrenches and screwdrivers, but in appliance repair, you’ll need to know more–such as voltage meters and even single and multiphase compressor testers. That’s why it’s crucial to make sure that you are equipped with enough knowledge to properly use the tools you’ll … Read More

What Do You Need To Know When Working With Tools?

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In order for you to properly complete an appliance installation or appliance repair job, you will need to have a knowledge and understanding of electrical tools and hand tools. When you are working with any tools, you should always follow safety precautions. You should always follow the warnings and recommendations on the labels and safety manuals. Before you start an appliance … Read More

Working With Tools The Correct Way

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Many people will shy away from home appliance repair projects because they have never repaired a home appliance before or they think they will have to spend an excessive amount of money on tools. If you do want to tackle a home appliance repair project, you can give yourself a chance to repair the project without using expensive tools. However, … Read More

Take The Proper Safety Precautions When Working With Tools

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One of the big problems associated with repairing appliances is the difficulty of choosing the correct hand tools and knowing how to use them. Many people do use hand tools at home, but not everyone uses them the right way. When people use tools improperly, they usually will use them based on how they think they should be used. Also, … Read More