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Appliance repair in Dorchester Center, Massachusetts

With some assistance from American Home Shield ProConnect ®, you can hire a local, vetted contractor in Dorchester Center

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Appliance repair in Dorchester Center with same-day service

  • You go to the refrigerator to snag a cold glass of water, and, to your dismay, the pitcher is not cold—and neither is anything else. American Home Shield ProConnect™ pairs you with a local, vetted professional in Dorchester Center who can fix your fridge before the milk goes sour.
  • We are familiar with Dorchester Center, in fact, we respond to more repair calls in the city than in most of the other cities in Massachusetts. We perform many types of appliance repairs but the most common in Dorchester Center are for refrigerators, water heaters, and washing machines.
  • Simply tell us which device needs to be repaired and what the problem is.
  • Choose a two-hour window for our appliance repair expert to show up.

We keep your devices working properly throughout the year.

The kids are out of school and college students are returning home from University Of Massachusetts-Boston and other nearby colleges for the summer or winter break and suddenly your home is filled with activity.

Whether you want a cool beverage from the fridge after a fun day at Boston Boat Hostel or you're washing and drying all the towels and clothes from a camping weekend, your appliances have their work out for them.

It's essential to keep an eye on your appliances, especially those that work hard all year round. For example, refrigerators are constantly running in order to keep food fresh, but the average 90-degree summer days make it work even harder. Meanwhile, ovens and stoves may have a bigger workload throughout lows of 25 degrees in winter months generating more heat needed to cook.

Whether it's summer or winter, having your appliances serviced by a professional is always a good idea. Routine maintenance can extend the life of your appliances and avoid costly repairs in the future. And, when it comes to home appliances, it's better to be safe than sorry. Get in touch with us today if you need home appliance repair or service in Dorchester Center. We're here to assist you with keeping your house running smoothly throughout the year.

We know Dorchester Center

Dorchester Center ranks #3 in service calls in the state of Massachusetts. On average, appliance repair services typically run around $157.08 per call. However, appliance repair service counts can vary across appliance types. For example, Dorchester Center has a higher service count for refrigerators and water heaters, while washers have a lower service count.

ProConnect pros have been given an average rating of 4.27 stars for repairs in the city, so you can be certain that we will get the job done well. No need to drive 2.65 miles to your nearest The Home Depot. Just give us a ring.
  • I was very pleased with the service. The repairman was punctual,and quickly assessed and fixed the problem.
    Wilner B., Dorchester
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With ProConnect's upfront rates in Dorchester Center, you can see at a glance how much you'll pay for repairs before they start.

Plus, our *ProConnect Guarantee* assures you that all jobs are done correctly—and you don't have to pay anything until your appliance is working again.
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If one of your items is damaged and cannot be repaired, we will help you find a replacement.

American Home Shield Home Warranties are not insurance. Our plans are made for people like you who own appliances they count on. Our annual home service agreement helps alleviate the price to replace or repair the parts in your home's appliances and systems.

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Average Cost to Repair Without a Home Warranty in Dorchester, MA

Refrigerator
$324
Washer
$359
Dishwasher
$281
Dryer
$221
Repair/replacement cost ranges are the twentieth and eightieth percentile of U.S. costs as reported in A Study of Homeowners’ Appliance and Home Systems Service Experiences, a nationwide survey of homeowners conducted in 2019 by ClearVantage for American Home Shield. Further reproduction or use is expressly prohibited.

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Dorchester Center appliance repair FAQs

Average appliance repair cost in Dorchester Center is $157.08, but your cost will is dependent on your appliance manufacturer and type.
Our washing machine repairs in Dorchester Center cost around $138 and we typically fix washing machines between 6 and 10 years old. Depending on the type of washing machine you buy, a new washer could cost between $500 and $2,000, so it is likely easier on your wallet to get a broken washer repaired. Kenmore appliances tend to be the most common repairs in Abingdon, followed by Frigidaire, Samsung, and LG.
Leaks are the standard difficulties with water heaters and are often caused by small cracks in the tank or loose couplings at the water inlet and outlet. Households in Abingdon typically have to repair their Kenmore water heaters more often than other models, with new water heaters costing between $1,000 and $3,000.
The average cost for refrigerator repair in Dorchester Center is $244.24, significantly less than the cost of a new refrigerator. A new appliance costs on average between $1,000 and $2,000. One thing to also keep in mind is that Kenmore refrigerators are the most common brand serviced in the Dorchester Center area.

Stand-alone fridges work best for about 12 years, while built-in refrigerators come with a bigger price tag but run much longer, so if you have a stand-alone model around 12 years old that has an issue, you should invest in a new one instead of getting it fixed. In the Abington area, Kenmore refrigerators are the most frequently serviced brand.
In Dorchester Center, General Electric refrigerators need repairs more often than other appliances. So, it may come up that yours will require attention as it ages. If you notice unusual noises, malfunctions, and issues that you can't pinpoint, call a repair pro before you decide to replace. Age plays a factor in whether it is worth replacing your appliance or if you should seek help from an appliance repair professional in Dorchester Center. If an older appliance needs frequent attention, it may be time to invest in an updated version.

It’s possible to exceed your appliance's expected lifespan with some simple actions. Taking care of your appliances helps keep them like new and can save you a lot of money. First, learn how to clean and care for all your appliances, whether it's a General Electric refrigerator or Kenmore water heaters. You can read through the manual, watch a tutorial, or get professional advice. When a problem does occur, it's smart to seek advice from a pro before throwing in the towel and buying a new appliance.

The decision to repair or replace an appliance in Dorchester Center is made easier with the right coverage. For American Home Shield® members, a home service plan can cover appliances no matter their age—no maintenance records or home inspections required. And if we can’t repair a covered item—from fridges to water heaters to washers—we’ll replace it.
It can be much less expensive to repair rather than replace a dryer, as our average repair cost in Dorchester Center is $155.25, while a new dryer will set you back anywhere from $300 to nearly $2,000.

Some people can diagnose and fix dryer issues themselves. Dryers can experience problems in a variety of areas and functions—from the drum not turning to the dryer not starting. You may notice that your dryer now takes a long time to dry a load of laundry or that it is getting too hot. It's important to diagnose the exact problem before you start on DIY repairs. If you choose not to do it yourself, you'll find many qualified professionals to service your dryer in Dorchester Center.

Most dryers function the same, but higher-end models may have additional capabilities. The basic functions of a dryer include: A motor with pulleys and belts turn the drum. Gas- or electric-heated air blows through the device to dry your clothing. Timed thermostats control heat and speed. Dryers usually have a door and activating switch that will keep the dryer from starting if not closed properly. Sometimes the dryer needs to cool for a few minutes before it’s functional again. If you are having trouble diagnosing the issue with your dryer or locating the malfunctioning part, it may be time to contact a dryer repair professional in Dorchester Center, where the average cost to repair your dryer is $155.25.

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