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5 Troubleshooting Steps Before Calling for Washer Repair

The washing machine is by far one of the most useful appliances in the house, though few of us know what it’s like to wash and dry our own clothes without the help of a self-agitating drum. Having clean clothes is an important part of a healthy, comfortable life so when your washing machine starts acting up, it’s something worth being concerned about. However, not every malfunction is caused by an actual problem with the machine. In many cases, you can set things right with a few simple maintenance steps. Continue reading

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Dryer Repair Pros’ Tips for Handling Powder Down and Feathers

Powder down and feathers from America’s various bird populations have been used to make bedding, apparel and camping gear for years. And who could blame manufacturers for wanting to use one of nature’s greatest resources? The soft, little feathers help make the a fore mentioned items warm, cozy, long-lasting and luxurious. Unfortunately, our dryer repair pros of San Antonio know that powder down and feathers are also very dangerous. It’s their ability to catch fire when exposed to high heat that poses the utmost risk to our customers. With that possibility on our dryer repair pros’ minds, we wanted to share some best practices with our valued customers: Continue reading

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A Standard of Luxury – Appliance Marketing and Appliance Repair

Every year appliance companies come out with new, exciting features that promise to cut the time you spend washing, drying, folding, ironing, soaking or defrosting in half. These products will increase your quality of life, make your neighbors green with envy and revolutionize the way you engage with your home – for a price. So, when your appliance breaks down a quick glance over the options available can leave you feeling a little… inferior. However, just because your current refrigerator is broken doesn’t mean it needs to be replaced. Its lack of features doesn’t make it obsolete, the truth is – not much has changed in appliance technology in the last decade. Continue reading

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Top 5 Actions Our Washer Repair Pros Hope Families Take Before the New Year

With the New Year close at hand, our washer repair pros wanted to remind everyone that there are at least a handful of tasks that should be completed before the clock strikes 12 on December 31st. We know that everyone is distracted and therefore might not remember which actions should ideally be completed before the deadline. So we’ve taken it upon ourselves to jot them all down in today’s blog post: Continue reading

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How To Choose Appliance Repair Or Replace

Appliance repair or replacement? That is often the inner debate. When is it most cost-effective to opt for repair? Many of the appliances in today’s homes are expensive pieces of sophisticated technology. When the refrigerator goes on the blink or a stove conks out completely, here are the things to consider before setting out to buy a new one. In the end, a homeowner might be very satisfied to know they can save themselves a bit of change and plenty of trouble by opting for appliance repair. Continue reading

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Appliance Repair Pro Talks about Egg Shells, Ice Cubes and Wives’ Tales

Old wives’ tales about DIY appliance repairs have been around for centuries. Although many of them have been openly debunked, there are a few that people hold on to them all the same. Good examples are those tales told by storytellers who insist stuffing egg shells and ice cubes down a garbage disposal will sharpen blades, making the machines operate like new again. The reality is today’s machines don’t contain blades at all. Instead, they have what our appliance repair experts call impellers and plates. They’re essentially dull components that are used to run appliances which rely on centrifugal force, not blades, to do all of the dirty work. Continue reading

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Should I repair or replace my refrigerator? Appliance Repair

When it comes to the kitchen, the refrigerator is arguably one of its most important parts. It keeps your frozen food cold and your perishable food from spoiling before you have a chance to use it. A good refrigerator will work quietly in the background for years, but (like most appliances) it will eventually break down and need to be repaired or replaced entirely. Continue reading

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Dryer Repair, Why Not Wait Before Heading Out to Buy in 2017?

This time of year, many people head off in search of a replacement washer and dryer. Most are hoping to snag a deal on dryers advertised as 2014 models or close-outs. Although those deals can be super sweet, there is no need to rush headlong into a major purchase. This is especially the case because at SoBellas Appliance Repair, we have a knack for repairing old dryers. So, we may be able to fix your existing dryer and save you a bit of cash in the process. Continue reading

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San Antonio Refrigerator Repair Team’s Tips for Dealing with High Humidity

It’s normal for the humidity levels in San Antonio, Texas, to start to climb at this time of year. So, our refrigerator repair team in San Antonio wants to remind families to expect days where the humidity level is between 40 and 100% to have an effect on their home’s appliances. That said, here’s a rundown on which problems may crop up with the family fridge and what can be done about them: Continue reading