Appliance Maintenance

Have you recently noticed a drop in appliance performance?

Whether you’re dealing with a refrigerator that’s not cold enough, an oven that won’t heat to the necessary temperature, or a washing machine not draining, it’s time to get in touch with an appliance maintenance specialist to resolve the issue.

You might be wondering, “Why can’t I just fix the problem on my own, or bring a handy friend over to restore my appliance service?” The short answer: professional appliance maintenance specialists are the best choice for your appliance, your budget, your schedule, and your peace of mind.

Here are a few things to keep in mind:

First off, we arrive at your door stocked with the tools of the trade and replacement parts that could be needed to provide on-demand repair services. We don’t come unprepared for the job or the client. Our goal is to get your appliance back up and running in the minimal amount of time needed. With a pro, you can be sure you’re getting proper installation of certified replacement parts.

A few of the benefits to maintaining your appliances as opposed to replacing them are:

Reducing energy consumption
Utility savings
Avoiding major and costly repairs
Performance upgrades
Longer life expectancy
Reliability increase

Easy DIY Maintenance Tips

Clean stovetop drip bowls.

Remove and clean drip bowls from under the burner elements. Soak the bowls in a cleaning solution for 10-15 minutes. After washing, replace them on the stove.

Clean a dirty range hood and vent filters.

Clean and soak all metal-mesh grease filters in soapy water, or run them through the dishwasher. Replace your Charcoal or paper filters instead of cleaning them – they need to be thrown out.

Clean and deodorize your garbage disposal.

First things first: Turn OFF The Disposal. Then, look down the drain for any large possibly stuck items. Use tongs to remove blockages. Fill with a mixture of ice cubes and salt and pour down the drain. Run cold water through it for a few minutes and then turn on the unit. To remove odors, place a handful of citrus peels in the disposal, run cold water, and turn it on.

Amateur Appliance Maintenance may need to be tweaked repeatedly—

adding time, hassle, and expense to the maintenance process. If DIY appliance maintenance doesn’t work, you might have to call in an expert anyway. You can harm your faulty appliance further through incorrect diagnoses and ineffective fixes. For professional appliance maintenance you can trust in Tucson, turn to Dependable Refrigeration, LLC.

Our team has more than 30 years of experience performing appliance maintenance services, and we’ll put that experience to work for you. Plus, we stand behind our appliance maintenance with a one-year warranty on parts and a six-month warranty on labor on parts. Learn more about what sets us apart by calling today!

7 quick appliance maintenance tips

A few of the top things that require regular maintenance in order to keep appliances humming along are relevant to the machine working without interruption.

1. Clean refrigerator coils
This one seems to effect about half of refrigerator calls when the refrigerator just seems to quit working out of nowhere.

2. Overloads
Trying to save yourself from doing 2 loads in a washer or dryer is actually causing damage to motors, belts and other moving parts.

3. Recalibrating your oven temperature
You’ll need a pro level thermostat and your oven’s model number and the manual to pull this off. The procedure may or may not work. If not, just give us a call.

4. Keeping the noise level down
Did you know that you can do away with a lot of the noise and vibrations in the utility room by using rubber anti-vibration pads? A cheap solution for peace and quiet.

5. Keeping the dishwasher clean
Your dishwasher has a filter and it needs to be cleaned. If it’s clogged, water can’t make it to the spray arms for the top rack.

6. Quit slamming doors
If you keep slamming doors on appliances, you’ll end up breaking the lid or the door switch. Gently close the doors.

7. Stove burner that won’t turn on
Likely culprit here would be that spilled food has gathered on the igniter. On an electronic stove, a little ceramic nub is usually caked with food.

Free Service Calls:

call us at (520) 888-7039 to avoid further damage.

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