Uncle Harry’s Mobile Appliance Wizard Review

Lack of experience was the hardest obstacle I faced as a new appliance repair technician.  Nothing was harder when I  started out taking service calls than to be at a customer’s house and literally not be sure what my next move forward was. Back when I started out, the only thing I could do was to study Uncle Harry’s materials ahead of a service call as much …

Review of Uncle Harry’s Appliance Repair Training

I bought Uncle Harry’s appliance repair technician home study course and used it to successfully start my appliance repair business, which I write about in my startup blog.  In retrospect, this is how I feel about the value of Uncle Harry’s materials and support. When I started out, I knew absolutely NOTHING about the appliance repair business, and I …

Raising My Rates

When I started my appliance repair business, I decided to undercut my competition’s rates by 10% to convert sales, book lots of calls, and build a loyal customer base. To be honest, I also charged lower rates so I could feel comfortable during service calls considering my inexperience.  Basically, I wanted to be cheap enough that nobody …

Trust Your Stuff

Let’s face it, before you can know everything about repairing appliances, you will have to run service calls. Especially early in your career as an appliance repair technician you will have gaps in your knowledge and encounter repair situations you’ve never seen before. All I wanted during this phase of startup was to do a …

What’s So Great About Appliance Repair?

OK, I have been in the appliance repair business for over a year now, successfully running service calls and making money, but it’s time to stop and think, do I really like it? I invested some time (3 months) and money (home study training, promotional materials, and inventory) into learning to be an appliance repair technician and starting my own …