With all the advances in technology over the recent years, many homeowners very much like to think that their brand name, heavy duty clothes dryer is invincible. But the truth of the matter is that it’s a machine and because machines are made by humans and humans and known to make errors, then these machines can break down from time to time, even though they are built to last. Now for many homeowners this can be a very big inconvenience, both from a financial perspective and a practical sense.
One of the most common mistakes we see people make, is that in order to save themselves money, they often try to overlook a dryer failure, especially if the dryer is still working but it’s not working like it used to or efficiently. But time and time again we see this approach to be a formula for financial disaster. In this article we discuss why getting timely dryer repair when it’s needed, so the first time you notice your drying isn’t working properly, can actually save you tons of money in the long run.
Let’s imagine a typical dryer appliance repair situation for a moment. Let’s say that your dryer doesn’t seem to be working quite like it used to. You can’t seem to figure out exactly what is wrong with it, but you know it’s not drying your clothes as they feel wet when you check them once the cycle is complete, so now you find yourself running 2 dry cycles instead of one to get your laundry completely dry or maybe you hear loud noises coming from your dryer drum as it rotates during the drying cycle.
So then you start to think to yourself, maybe I should call a dryer service technician, but then again maybe I don’t have to do it right now since it’s still working so it’s not an emergency, or so you think. But here is something to consider, the dryer will not get fixed on its own. Whatever is causing your dryer to perform poorly or that is causing that loud strange noise, will only get worse over time. And the longer you delay getting an appliance repair for dryers, then at some point in time; the problem will get so bad that a major dryer appliance repair will be needed.
And when a major break down happens to your or if your dryer won’t shut off, you will have no other choice but to immediately call a washer and dryer repair expert. What this means is that it’s only a matter of time that you will be spending money, and because you didn’t fix the dryer problem early on, you now have to probably deal with a possibly more expensive and intensive repair that was not the original problem at the beginning. By delaying and putting off getting washer & dryer service, you won’t save any money in the long run. Instead you are more likely to lose money and in some worst case scenarios you could be faced with replacing your dryer instead of repairing it, because you allowed the problem to get out of control.
If you do not get your dryer fixed when you need it done, then just like many homeowners that delay their appliance repairs, you could end up pushing your dryer so far beyond repairing it, that it just completely breaks down, where it would be cheaper to just replace it than to fix it. And just like you are imagining, this can become a difficult financial problem when compared to the cheaper alternative of the repair scenario. So our recommendation is not to ignore the problem with your dryer, because you are just delaying the inevitable because of your apprehension about paying for a dryer service shop to fix your appliance problem, can put you in a situation to buy a whole new dryer.
The best way to get your appliances to last longer and to perform better over the long term is to invest the money in the needed repairs along the way by a hiring dryer repairman in a timely fashion. In summary, you will have to pay some money in the short term for your dryer problems, however, getting it fixed at the first sign of a problem, will definitely prevent you from having to pay a lot more down the road in expensive repairs and in some cases purchasing a brand new appliance.
Here are some of the major brand dryers that we service, LG, Whirlpool, GE, Kenmore and Maytag. For more information contact us today.