Truly, it feels bad to experience the moment when your trusted and loved home appliance stops working. And, it hurts most if you are unaware of the basic troubleshooting steps to check for the problematic area and repair it by yourself. So, if you want to repair the home appliances by yourself at home then this blog is really going to be very helpful to you.
Appliance Medic has suggested several tricks that assist in all appliance repair at home, and a few of them are as follows:
1. Cut off the power & water connectivity of the appliance.
Before you start troubleshooting your appliance, ensure you have cut off the water source and power connectivity by unplugging the appliance and switching off the breaker.
However, while performing the water function-based appliances like dishwashers, washing machines, or another home appliance repair, make sure you also close the water tap or sources of water before working on it.
Applying this tip will keep you safe and allow you to work without worrying about floods, fires, or getting electrocuted.
2. Follow the User Manual before fixing the appliance.
While purchasing your appliance, you might have received a user manual in the box of your appliance. Or if you have not received it, you can download the user manual /service manual from your product’s website easily (But in this case you must have the product’s model number and serial number). Check the manual and read the troubleshooting section thoroughly to check if you can easily detect the problem and resolve it without any assistance.
3. Clean your refrigerator coils.
The basic and most common hack for refrigerator repair service is to check and clean the refrigerator coils, because dirt in the coils may cause refrigerator problems or operating speed issues.
For this, you have to look behind your fridge and remove the back panel if the coils are hidden. Use a vacuum cleaner to remove debris and dust from the coils or also you can wipe them clean using a dry cloth to see if this rectifies the problem.
4. Check the seals
Ordinarily, the home appliances with sealing on their main door get loose with the long usage of the appliance and such loose seals can cause damage to your appliance. So, it is suggested to check these seals on a regular basis to look for damage, wear, or cracks.
Moreover, if you find it faulty or loose, you can get it replaced by the appliance manufacturer by purchasing it at the basic costs. Surely, the new seal will increase the life of your home appliance.