About Your Appointment
APPLIANCE REPAIR COST
Our service call and diagnosis fee is $89.95 on most items.
This includes the trip to the home and a complete diagnosis of your unit regardless of time. Parts and labor are extra. Labor is calculated using a national flat rate labor guide. For the 2nd appliance in the same home during the same trip the service call and diagnosis fee is $45.00
This was the first time I had to get help to fix my washer. I was very pleased with the service I received from Fred's Appliance. The customer service was professional and accommodating and the service technician, Art, was timely, professional and knowledgeable. He readily diagnosed the problem and the repair was done in about an hour. The only reason I am giving them 4 stars instead of 5, is that the cost was a bit ore than anticipated. For a part that cost $50, and less than an hour's work, a $260 price tag was kind of steep.
What goes into the cost of our service call and diagnostics?
The purchase and maintenance of each technician’s van, including insurance and taxes.
Until Tesla releases a service van, we have to continue using gasoline for our vans.
From simple wrenches to vacuum pumps, we need to have the proper tools on hand to get it right the first time.
We keep parts in our van that are prone to needing replaced during the average appliance lifespan.
We take great care to protect your home while we are visiting but unintended mistakes can occur. When we are at fault, we want to make sure you are protected.
Our technicians use the industry’s latest tablet/smart phone technology from technician tracking to a paperless work environment.
Health and Retirement plans for each technician. Paid vacation and sick leave.
TAXES & LEGAL
As a small business, we still require professional accountants to ensure we stay within the tax codes. Also we require legal council for any large business transaction.
Includes website and mobile website. Social media presence and blogging. Survey management. Ensures better communication with our customers that allows us to make continued improvements.
Desk, computers, phone system, high-speed internet and the software that manages different aspects of the business.
Our technicians dispatch from their home, but our office employees, who answer your calls and manage the technician’s day, need a dedicated environment to work together.