Does your Labor Quote Calculator includes Service Call?

Yes estimates that you get on our automated labor cost calculator already account for Service Call and Labor that takes to finish the repair, but it does not include parts.

What is recommended dishwasher cleaner?

We always recommend to use Dishwasher Magic by Glisten.

How much does appliance repair typically cost?

We offer an online Labor Cost Calculator, that can give you a rough idea how much each labour can cost and adding price of parts on top will give a good guess on how much it can cost.

Are there any diagnostic fees for appliance repair services?

Yes It is typically $75 based on your location and working hours. Weekends it would cost more. Within Calgary limits it’s flat rate of $75 dollars.

Which appliances do you repair?

WE repair all types of appliances. Except for small home appliance such as coffee makers of blenders or toasters.

How long does an appliance repair usually take?

It depends on the type of issue, if its sealed system and requires lorking, soldering or brazing then fridge repair can take around 4-5 hours. If its regular appliance like washer or dryer again depends on location and configuration of the unit, but typically any where between 30 mins to a 3 hours.

Is it better to repair or replace a broken appliance?

Its more eco-friendly to repair your appliance and nowadays financially more sound to repair because of inflation rates are really high and older appliances tend to be more durable. Call our tech support to get an advice on your specific model. We have life expectance charts that help us determine whether its better to keep certain brand or just replace it.

Do you offer same-day or emergency appliance repair services?

WE do not offer emergency repairs, but same day repairs are often possible if you call in the morning and our tech is going through your area.

Are your appliance repair technicians certified and insured?

Yes we have all our appliance technicians enrolled in apprenticeship program and have experience and training on most of the brands.

What brands of appliances do you specialize in repairing?

WE are specialized on LG and Samsung but not limited to , we also deal we lots of whirlpool and Frigidaire as well as Electrolux. Here is a list of appliances that we repair.

Do you provide a warranty on your appliance repair services?

Yes we provide 3 month warranty on parts and labour. However we do not warranty plumbing jobs, if plumbing fittings has to be done by us we provide parts warranty only. You can read more about our warranty over here.

How can I schedule an appliance repair appointment?

You can contact us by 3 main methods by phone @ 403 890 8955 or email us at contact@signalappliancerepair.ca or you can book an appointment directly from our website by pressing a green button. We recommend to check our promotions tab to secure a discount if you decide to book online.

Can you provide a rough estimate for the repair before sending a technician?

Yes we can give you an approximate idea how much its going to cost only if you provide all necessary information about the repair. Or you can try our no obligation online Labor Cost Calculator to get an average price.

What are the most common signs that my appliance needs repair?

If you see that it takes longer to do certain tasks or if result doesn’t look same as before, that could indicate that appliance is out of acceptable performance range. Also common signs include: strange noises, leaks, smoke, decreased performance, excessive vibration, unusual odors, electrical issues, sparks, tripped breakers and error codes.

How can I maintain my appliances to prevent frequent breakdowns?

To prevent frequent breakdowns, follow these maintenance tips:

  1. Regularly clean appliances and their components.
  2. Check and replace filters as needed.
  3. Inspect and clean vents and coils.
  4. Avoid overloading or misusing appliances.
  5. Schedule professional maintenance annually.
  6. Use appliances according to the manufacturer’s guidelines.
  7. Address minor issues promptly before they escalate.

Do you offer maintenance contracts for regular appliance check-ups?

Yes, please address this request to our sales@signalappliancerepair.ca team and we will provide you with an exclusive maintenance plan that fits your budget.

What safety measures should I take when dealing with a malfunctioning appliance?

When dealing with a malfunctioning appliance, prioritize safety with these measures:

  1. Disconnect: Unplug the appliance from the power source to avoid electric shocks or fires.
  2. Gas Appliances: If it’s a gas appliance and you smell gas, turn off the gas supply immediately and ventilate the area.
  3. Water Leaks: For water-related issues, shut off the water supply to the appliance to prevent flooding. If you can not find that shut off valve then try to find main shut off valve for the house its usually located in the basement inside utility room and painted in red color.
  4. Don’t Force: Avoid using a malfunctioning appliance to prevent further damage or accidents.
  5. Professional Help: Unless you’re experienced, call a qualified technician for repairs.
  6. Protective Gear: Wear appropriate safety gear like gloves and safety goggles when inspecting the appliance.
  7. Children and Pets: Keep them away from the appliance to avoid potential hazards.
  8. Fire Extinguisher: Have a fire extinguisher nearby, especially when dealing with electrical appliances.
  9. Ventilation: Ensure good ventilation in the area when dealing with gas or fume-emitting appliances.
  10. Read Manuals: Familiarize yourself with the manufacturer’s safety instructions.
  11. Locked appliances: If washer or oven locks up for some reason, DO NOT try to pry open it or unlock manually. Its locked for a reason.

Remember, if you are unsure about handling the issue, always seek professional help to ensure safety and proper repairs.

Is it possible to troubleshoot and fix simple appliance problems myself?

Yes, it is possible to troubleshoot and fix simple appliance problems yourself, depending on your comfort level and experience with such tasks. Many minor issues can be resolved without professional help, saving you time and money. Here are some steps to help you:

  1. Research: Look up the specific problem online or consult the appliance’s user manual for troubleshooting tips.
  2. Safety First: Always prioritize safety. Unplug the appliance before attempting any repairs or troubleshooting.
  3. Identify the Issue: Diagnose the problem by observing any visible signs, noises, or error codes.
  4. Basic Checks: Ensure that the appliance is connected to power, has functioning batteries (if applicable), and check for loose wires or connections.
  5. User manual and Maintenance: Often, each appliance has a user manual that tells you how to resolve common issues. Refer to the users guide manual.
  6. Replacement Parts: If you identify a faulty part, some components like filters, fuses, or light bulbs are easy to replace.
  7. Online Resources: Many websites and videos offer step-by-step guides for DIY appliance repairs.

However, it’s essential to recognize your limits. For complex issues or those involving gas, electrical, or refrigerant systems, it’s best to seek professional help to avoid potential hazards and ensure proper repairs. If you’re unsure or uncomfortable with handling the problem yourself, contacting a qualified appliance repair technician is a safer option.

What should I do if my appliance is under warranty and needs repair?

First you need to locate your user manual for the appliance, then somewhere at the back you can find tech support phone number. You need to call them, provide model number and the date of the purchase which should be in your receipt. Remember that some appliances should be registered online in order to activate your warranty. Then each Appliance Brand will assign you a specific licensed technician who specialize on your appliance.

How do I know if it’s worth repairing an older appliance or replacing it?

There is no a definite answer to this question because without a repair quote you can not make a financially sound decision. Call us for a service call to find out if its worth repairing. We do our best to repair each appliance , to help save the planet from excessive trash.

Are there any DIY appliance repair tasks that I can safely handle?

Yes, you can replace, batteries, filters, lamps by looking up the procedure on youtube or on google.

How do I identify a reputable appliance repair service in my area?

To identify a reputable appliance repair service in your area, follow these steps:

  1. Ask for Recommendations: Seek referrals from friends, family, or neighbors who have had positive experiences with appliance repair companies.
  2. Read Online Reviews: Check online platforms like Google, Yelp, or Angie’s List for reviews and ratings of local appliance repair services.
  3. Check Credentials: Ensure the company is licensed, insured, and certified to handle appliance repairs professionally.
  4. Experience Matters: Look for companies with substantial experience in the industry. Established businesses often have a track record of reliable service.
  5. Transparent Pricing: Choose a service that provides clear and transparent pricing, with no hidden fees or charges.
  6. Warranty and Guarantees: Reputable companies offer warranties on their repairs, indicating their confidence in the quality of their work.
  7. Prompt Response: A reliable service will respond promptly to your inquiries and schedule repairs efficiently.
  8. Technician Expertise: Check if the technicians are trained, experienced, and capable of repairing your specific appliance brand and model.
  9. Local Presence: Opt for a local appliance repair service as they are more likely to prioritize customer satisfaction in their community.
  10. Ask for References: Don’t hesitate to ask the company for references from previous customers to get direct feedback on their services.
  11. Accreditations: Look for affiliations with industry associations, as it shows the company’s commitment to professionalism.
  12. Customer Service: A reputable service values customer satisfaction and treats clients with respect and courtesy.

By following these steps and conducting thorough research, you can identify a reputable appliance repair service that you can trust to efficiently and effectively handle your appliance repairs.