How to Start an Appliance Repair Business

I recently decided to start a major appliance repair business, and I succeeded. Here’s a recap of how I did it: 1.  I looked for appliance repair training, including books, appliance repair training schools, free appliance repair training, and online appliance repair training courses: The best appliance repair book I found was Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, by …

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 …

Free Appliance Repair Training vs. Paid Training

Free resources are available on the internet, and some of them are very helpful, but paid training can catapult you onto the next level that free training can’t. Free appliance repair training can also take longer to accumulate the knowledge that paid training can condense into a much shorter period of time. There is a huge amount of …

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 …