Frequently Asked Questions

Here’s the answers to some of the more regular questions we get asked.

If you can’t find the answer to your question here, then give us a call on 8296 3136.

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Washing Machine Repair FAQs

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What is the average cost to repair a washing machine?
The average washing machine repair price ranges from $150 to $350. 
How many years does a washing machine last?

The average lifespan of a washing machine is 11 years, according to HowStuffWorks. But the amount of time yours stays functional will depend on a number of factors, including: The quality of the model. The amount of ongoing usage your washer is subject to.

What brand of washing machine is the most reliable?

Whirlpool, LG, and Samsung are the most reliable brands of washers. Yale Appliance found that less than 7% of the sales of these units required servicing. J.D. Power also ranks Samsung and LG as the highest-ranking manufacturers in customer satisfaction.

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Tumbler Drier FAQs

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How do I clean the tumble drier's filter?

Cleaning the filer is different for models and brands

Bosch Tumble Dryer:

Fisher & Paykel Tumble Drivers

User guide

Beko Tumble Dryer Cleaning Guide

Cleaning Guide

Samsung Tumble Drier

Locate and clean the lint filter

Miele Tumble Drier

Cleaning the fluff filter

Why doesn't my Tumble dryer heat up?

If your tumble dryer isn’t heating there are several possible causes. We suggest you call us to see if we can assist you. Alternatively, bring your tumble drier into our workshop and we’ll inspect it to find why it isn’t heating.


Why isn't my tumble drier turning?

If your drier isn’t tumbling then it can’t dry your clothes properly. Normally this is due to a snapped belt or a motor issue.

Both of these repairs are best performed in our workshop, so the best thing you can do is bundle up the machine and bring it to our workshop. You’ll also save yourself a Call out fee.

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Fridge & Freezer Repair FAQs

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Why isn't my fridge getting cold?

There can be several reasons why your fridge isn’t getting cold, so try these simple checks first:

  • Make sure the fridge is plugged in and getting power.
    The easiest way to do this is to make sure the fridge light comes on when the door is opened.
  • Make sure the temperature setting is dialled way down
  • Make sure there’s plenty of air circulation around the fridge

 If all these checks pass OK, then call us and we’ll help you make a diagnosis over the phone. If we need to come to your place, our standard call-out fee will apply.

How many years does a fridge last?

ABC News reports “We found that with some basic maintenance, a fridge should last between six to 13 years depending on price while washing machines and dishwashers can keep going from five to 11 years,” Choice spokeswoman Nicky Breen said.

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How long should appliances last | Image source: Choice 

What are the most reliable fridge in Australia?

Canstar Blue reports Fisher & Paykel, Beko and Chiq are the most reliable fridges in Australia.

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Warradale Appliance Service