When it comes to fridge repair, what are you options? On one hand, you can choose to make the repairs on your own. On the other hand, you can choose to call in the professionals. At Express Repair, you can be certain that we have worked with every make and model imaginable. GE, Whirlpool, and Admiral are just a few of the brands we work with. From a freezer that won’t quite cool, to a door that won’t close, we can be there.
At the same time, it can be helpful to know when to call in the pros. To be sure, we can handle just about anything you may ask of us. However, there are also situations you can handle easily enough on your own. In certain scenarios, you can save time and money by taking care of things by yourself. Obviously, there are also going to be situations in which the DIY approach can be problematic. Without intending to, you can make costly, destructive mistakes. This is particularly true, when it comes to the subject of fridge parts replacement.
When should you call in our fridge repair pros? In the end, that is going to depend on you. Let’s run through some common fridge problems. At the same time, we can explain the benefits of trusting what you need to the experts.
Common Fridge Problems
Let’s be honest: There are a lot of things that can go wrong with our refridgerators. Understanding the most common problems can prove to be useful. The last thing you really want to do is panic. More often than not, your fridge can be repaired in short order.
Here are some of the most typical fridge problems we come across at Express Repair:
The fridge isn’t cooling correctly.
The water dispenser with your fridge isn’t working properly.
The ice maker associated with the fridge isn’t working correctly.
The ice dispenser associated with your fridge isn’t working properly.
The refrigerator isn’t defrosting correctly.
Your refrigerator is too noisy or loud.
The defrost drain associated with your fridge has become clogged.
The freezer is cold, but the fridge portion is warm.
The fridge is leaking water.
Your fridge is causing food to freeze.
The ice and water dispenser isn’t working correctly.
The ice maker has begun to overflow.
The fridge light isn’t working as it should.
The fridge runs on a constant basis.
These are the most popular fridge repair problems we encounter. The good news is that all of these problems have solutions. The bad news is that many of these problems have multiple potential culprits. For this reason along, you may want to consider letting someone else take care of things. While no one really likes spending money on appliance repairs, take a long-term perspective. If you are willing to spend a little money now, you will probably save a lot of money later on.
Do I Need To Call The Professionals?
Stuck in a debate between DIY fridge repair, or calling the experts, there are a number of questions to ask yourself.
In the first place, think about your level of DIY experience? Most of us like to pretend we can handle just about anything. While there are a number of maintenance measures you can take, the truth of the matter is that most repairs should be left to professionals. This isn’t something we say as a measure of self-interest. Of course, we want your business. At the same time, we also want what’s best for your appliances. This certainly includes your fridge.
You may be able to handle DIY fridge repair on your own. However, if you don’t have the right experience, problems can occur. These problems can set your fridge back even further. As we mentioned before, you can find yourself spending more than you ever thought. Some DIY repair efforts can even cause your fridge to stop working completely. This is not a situation anyone wants to find themselves in. Imagine having to buy a new fridge, years before the natural end of its life. It sounds absurd, but it does happen. At Express Repair, we have seen just about everything you can imagine.
In most situations, calling our experts is the smart move. You can expect your fridge to be addressed and repaired in short order. You can trust a company with years and years of experience. We will work with your busy schedule. We will make sure you understand everything your fridge needs.
Our fridges have to put up with a lot. There are a lot of things you can do, beyond tackling fridge repair on your own. Pre-cleaning items before they go in the fridge is a good example. Putting items that go bad quickly in easy-to-reach places is another good example. There are a lot of things you can do, in terms of caring for your fridge. Putting dates on things that wouldn’t have dates otherwise can be useful. Keep baking soda in your fridge at all times, and replace it as needed. Believe it or not, but fresh coffee grounds can go a long way towards eliminating odors.