Repair Articles & Tips

Our techs share the most common issues they encounter on repair calls when it comes to ovens and gas and electric ranges. If you’re making meals for your family, it’s a huge inconvenience when your oven or cooktop breaks down. You want your range... Read more .

Read these tips from the Sears Home Experts before you decide. After a major flood, the difficult work of cleanup is fraught with decisions about what items are salvageable and what must be replaced. Because your appliances, electronics and... Read more .

How to prevent — and deal with — water damage to your washer, dryer, fridge, HVAC and other appliances. Hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods — storm season is the time of year when Mother Nature can unleash her fury. As you batten down... Read more .

Before you start to think of buying new, there are plenty of appliance fixes that can help your washer, dryer, fridge and dishwasher last for years to come. How can you determine when an appliance just needs a quick fix vs. when it’s time to... Read more .

How do home warranties work? Everything homeowners need to know about home warranties. Congratulations — you’re a homeowner! But it can be daunting to look around your newly purchased house and wonder what you’ve taken on. Especially in a... Read more .

Common mistakes and misconceptions about your household appliances, explained. Have you been doing your laundry all wrong? Is your HVAC system a mystery to you? Are you in danger of eating spoiled food in your fridge? You’d be surprised by how... Read more .

A dryer uses a simple system to dry your clothes: An inner drum rotates wet clothes while circulating heated air through them to collect the moisture and then carry it out through the exhaust hose. Like most people, you probably use your dryer at... Read more .

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Sears Technical School to see how this one-of-a-kind learning experience helps deliver the best repair experience for customers. From the first online test to the in-truck ride-alongs and mentoring program, the... Read more .

In an article at The Washington Post, you can find out some helpful hints to determine if you should fix your appliance, or purchase a new one. Read the full story at Washington Post. Read more .

In an article at Discover, you can find the correct questions to ask to assess whether you should fix your appliance, or purchase a new one. Sample questions include: How much will the repair cost? And how long should your appliance last? (Hint:... Read more .