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How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« on: November 30, 2012, 12:03:25 PM »
I would say there is a little more to it then 8 simple steps, but this maybe a good start.

How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician In 8 Simple Steps

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Re: How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2012, 03:14:16 PM »
But anybody can do it and make $500-1000 a day it must be true it's on the internet! :2funny:

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Re: How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2012, 09:33:13 PM »
Uncle Harry says you can make 2 grand a week, 150K a year if you purchase his program.   Any truth to that?
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Re: How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2012, 10:57:57 PM »
Math seems funny. $2000.00 for 52 weeks is ......... $104,000 and that could be true.150k? depends on if he means before or after expenses. I can relate to MSNBC story I even saw about 5% per year decrease for the last 10 years. I use to do 10 calls a day and REPAIR the machines and make money. Most parts were interchangeable then now not so much so and ordering more parts than before. About 55% repair and 45% condemn.

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Re: How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2012, 11:33:26 PM »
<<<Uncle Harry says you can make 2 grand a week>>>

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Easily---but not if you're only repairing low-end to mid-range non-digital appliances.

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<<<if you purchase his program.>>>

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That---I don't know.


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Re: How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2012, 12:17:45 AM »
I took the bait.
 Looks like a fun read at the right price.

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Re: How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2012, 12:28:54 AM »
Hello Tuco

Give us a precis of the book when you've finished :)

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Re: How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2012, 01:18:43 AM »
Hey,..
You bet. I'm still waiting on the mail.
 

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Re: How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2012, 11:16:43 AM »
The 2 grand a week is that after you pay for licenses, truck, vehicle insurance, liability bond, gas, vehicle maint, advertizing, overhead, and taxes?
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Re: How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2012, 12:03:39 PM »
Don't  believe its true!!

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Re: How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2012, 12:08:19 PM »
Thats why i did not become a doctor because of all this money that i am making.

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Re: How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2012, 10:57:02 PM »
In smaller markets as the family business owners retire it seems less likely that the business will stay in the family therefor they may close their doors. This is plus to the one man show tech. Keep your eyes on your decided upon service area as you may be able to benefit from the lost service and camp your services. Own an older in good shape van instead of leasing and use a gps, make your own repairs as needed to your vehicle to help save money. Never skimp on image with logo and wear a nice uniform. Trust in your quality of workmanship and hopefully with time in your rep will be great and you can make a good living after cost factors. $ 2000 a week you say lol
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Re: How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« Reply #12 on: December 17, 2012, 04:38:24 AM »
"In smaller markets as the family business owners retire" <<<<This pertains to the appliance business.....


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Re: How To Become A Home Appliance Repair Technician
« Reply #14 on: December 17, 2012, 09:38:29 PM »
8 simple steps.   No offence to his ideals.   I have been at it 30 years,  and I found out long ago there is only one.    Treat your customer right, charge a reasonable rate,  do what you say you will do,  and last but not least,  if they complain, tell them to pay you what they think your worth.   We have all had our ups and downs,  but in todays times,  the customer can look things up,  costs, etc, so being honest, and fair will keep you in business,  and for a very long time to.   Brent@CanBC

 

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