Appliance repairs are easy and we’re on a mission to prove it. In fact, we consider it our duty to show you that it’s really quite simple to fix it yourself.
Showing posts from: Repair, Re-use & Recycle
Arrrgh! When fixing your broken appliance doesn’t go the way you wanted you may feel a strong temptation to bash it in with your hammer. But please don’t. You know you’ll only regret it seconds later.
We’ve all seen how crazy the queues outside the Apple store get. Nowadays we don’t just get replacement electronics when the old ones break, we upgrade to get the latest tech. If new and exciting features are making you want to scrap your appliance, these eye-watering stats might make you think twice.
Why is fixing your appliance yourself such a good call? You’ll often hear us proclaim that a DIY fix is so much better than hiring a tradesperson or buying a new machine. But can we back up our declarations? Yes siree! We have here not one but five reasons why it’s better to fix your appliance yourself and you don’t just have to take our word for it, our customers have a say in the matter too.
Got a vacuum that’s just not cleaning? A cooker that’s not cooking? A coffee machine that’s not coffeeing (I know that’s definitely a real word so don’t worry about getting a dictionary because I’ve already looked and it’s totally in there)?
Spares aren’t particularly exciting. No matter which way you cut it. I mean you wouldn’t take the family or a loved on one a “spares” shopping spree at the weekend or treat them to a voucher for a new oven thermostat on their next birthday. Nonetheless they are great and are essential to keep our appliances working properly. Not to mention they will save you time and money vs buying new.
Some alternative uses for everyday items found in and around your home.
Use this as an alternative to shaving cream. It protects and moisturises, not to mention will leave you smelling good enough to eat?
Ok so everyone is always harping on about how important it is to eat your fruit and veg and get your 5 a day – with good reason!! Fruit and veg provide us with loads of nutrients that are good for mind, body and soul. Ok, not sure about the ‘soul’ factor but look, they’re healthy and taste great. However, fresh produce is not the cheapest of things to buy in the supermarket, so storing it properly to maximise its shelf life is essential.Read more
Ok, so you’ve done a good thing here by finding a spare, fixing your appliance and saving yourself some time and dosh. So why not go ahead and pamper yourself. Fix it yourself, fix yourself. After all you deserve it. Right, so you’re at home a little tired from your appliance repairs and not entirely keen on the idea of going out for anything……..surely there are some things in your home you can make use of?