Proper Care and Feeding tips for your appliances and electronics
Taking care of your gadgets and appliances can be easy. We’ve compiled a list of not so obvious tips and tricks to keep your stuff on top of its game.
And if something happens out of your control, don’t worry. Our Extended Warranties provide you with that extra peace of mind for a cost that makes sense. We cover wear and tear after the manufacturer's warranty is expired along with protection from accidents for laptops, camcorders, digital cameras, and gaming systems after a short 14 day waiting period. As long as your home appliance or electronic device was purchased as new within the past 365 days, there's a good chance we've got an Extended Warranty for you.
Your laptop is attached to you most of the time. Love/hate relationship. You take it everywhere. It’s your traveling lifeline and workstation – and access to Facebook and other social scenes. Don’t let anything bad happen to it. Caring for it is easy if you follow a few easy steps.
Did You Know? According to our internal research, the average repair costs for laptops are around $300. Following these simple care tips may help you avoid a dreadful laptop repair experience.
In general your desktop computer should be easy to operate and pretty low maintenance. Here are a few simple tips for keeping it in great working order:
Digital Camera Care
Your digital camera can capture and upload your memories in moments. Depending on what type of camera you have, it can be an important investment. Here’s a way to treat it nice.
Did You Know? According to our internal research, the average repair cost for a digital camera or digital SLR camera is around $150. Lot of money for just one, run of the mill, repair job. Follow these simple steps and keep your camera in tip top order to reduce the risk of any kind of failure.
There are so many types of video cameras to choose, from high to low price, feature rich to basic varieties, the list goes on. Once you choose one, you want to take good care of it so it will be there to capture your special moments, funny accidents, and family fun.
Did You Know? Camcorder repair costs are on the rise – according to our internal research, the average repair cost is around $250. Taking preventative care of your most valued possessions, like your camcorder, may help you avoid costly and time consuming repairs.
Washer / Dryers Care
Your washer and dryer are always there for you when you need them. Just a few simple care steps can prolong the life of your appliances and your clean clothes, too.
These simple care tips may help you increase the life span of your washer and dryer – and help you avoid common failures such as:
|Typical Washer Repairs||Typical Dryer Repairs|
|Inverter - $412||Motor - $250|
|Wire Harness - $386||Control Assembly - $200|
|Control Board - $383||Heater Coil - $200|
|Pressure Switch - $274||Drum Slide Kit - $180|
|Water Valve - $245||Thermostat - $160|
|Pump Filter - $243||Ignitor Assembly - $160|
|Drain Hose - $211||Idler Pulley - $140|
|Dispenser Vent Tube - $194||Drive Belt - $120|
Not sure what an “inverter” or an “Idler Pulley” is? Don’t worry, our network of 5,000+ trained and certified service technicians do in case you get into trouble. Follow these simple care tips and consider purchasing an Extended Warranty from Protect Your Bubble for even more peace of mind.
Man’s second best friend. His TV. The best thing you can do for you LED and LCD TV is to watch it. Which is pretty easy. Here are a few other tips to keep it in the best working order.
Take care of the LCD/LED/Plasma based panel is paramount… the typical repair costs, based on our internal research can be anywhere from $1,500 to $3,000 depending on the size of the panel and it’s availability. So, take of the screen!
The best place in the house to hang out, the fridge area. It looks like it’s low maintenance, but there are a few simple steps to keeping your refrigerator cool.
Did You Know? Common breakdowns include evaporators, compressors, and condensers. Based on our internal research, the average repair cost for each of these types of breakdowns is $400 per incident.
Dishwashers are an amazing benefit to living in the modern world. They are compact, powerful workhorses that don’t ask for much in return. Here’s how to keep your dishwasher in working order.
“Most people use 10 to 15 times the amount of soap they need, and they’re pouring money down the drain.” – New York Times
Did You Know? Based on our internal research, a few of the most common breakdowns with dishwashers involve the heater, main motor, the door gasket and the hinges. All of which cost at least $200 each per repair on average.
Keep your oven in tip top shape and it will keep you in baked goods for a long time. Here are some great tips for caring for your oven.
Did You Know? Surface heating units are common repair jobs with ovens. Our research shows that the average cost to repair the thermostat is over $1,200.
Follow these simple care tips to help avoid expensive and time consuming repairs. And, don’t forget to explore Extended Warranty options now by getting a Quote Today!