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Economizer is committed to bringing you TOTAL INDOOR COMFORT which includes your APPLIANCES.

Economizer’s Appliance Repair & Installation

Economizer is committed to bringing you TOTAL INDOOR COMFORT which includes your Appliances!

 

WE REPAIR AND INSTALL MOST MAJOR APPLIANCE MAKES AND MODELS AT COMPETITIVE RATES

 

Factory Certified and Trained Technicians: Our service pros are the best in Sacramento. They are standing by and ready to resolve any appliance issues, questions, or problems that you experience. With today’s appliances, our team needs to constantly update and train to understand the latest software and technology available in the market. At Economizer Appliance Repair & Installation, our team is guaranteed to be not only experienced with all the older brands and models but are also up to date on the latest appliances.

A 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE ON OUR SERVICE AND REPAIRS

 

Problem Solvers at heart: We will happily figure out any appliance issues. Our team has some real appliance mechanics with the drive and desire to learn, and always update knowledge and experience.

Fast and Professional: Our team will arrive in a fully stocked van to make sure your problem gets fixed in a fast and professional way or give you an honest evaluation if it’s not worth repairing.

 

We understand the inconvenience: When you have appliance repair needs, we show up to fix your refrigerator, dishwasher, dryer, microwave, or stovetop, freezer, or dryer, timeously! We can get the job done on time and on budget!

We repair most makes and models: From old Maytag washers to new KitchenAid dishwashers. We can work on your Frigidaire, GE, Whirlpool, Kenmore, Electrolux, and Speedqueen appliances as well. Any major brand appliance is covered, as well as the smaller brands and basic models.

BEST Time of The Year to Buy New Appliances:

If you want to buy a new washing machine the best time of the year to do this is in and September and October. That is when the appliance manufacturers usually reveal their new lines, which mean that the older models will usually go on sale during this time.

Another great time for appliances buying is on the holidays –Labor Day in September, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving and Black Friday during November and also often on the Fourth of July.

However, fridges are an exception, if you want to buy a new fridge the best time of the year to do this is in Spring. May is Maytag time!

WASHER REPAIRS:

The average life span of a new washing machine is eleven years. But consumer reports recommend that you should replace any appliance that is more than eight years old, and others suggest that top-loading washing machines that are older than 1999 should be replaced.

 

WASHER REPAIR

Common Washer Fixable problems:

  • Suddenly becomes very noisy
  • Water doesn’t drain out of the drum
  • Leaks
  • Doesn’t completely finish going through its cycles
  • Doesn’t light up or operate
  • Gives clothing a mildew smell
  • Clothing is torn or mangled

 

6 Tips to Extend the Life of your Washing Machine:

 

  • Don’t Overload your Washing Machine
  • Don’t Underload your Washer Either. Wash Full Loads
  • Use Detergent Wisely, too much is NOT good.
  • Keep it Level, make sure to adjust the feet.
  • Check Pockets, small items can damage the machine
  • Clean the Filters

FRIDGE REPAIRS:

Standard refrigerators last an average of fourteen years, and compact refrigerators have an average expectancy of eight years.

 

Fridge Repair

Common Refrigerator Fixable Problems:

  • Water Leaking onto the Floor
  • The Fridge is Cycling Too Often
  • Fresh Food Compartment is Too Warm
  • Ice on the Freezer Floor
  • Frost in the Ice Dispenser
  • Overflowing Ice Maker
  • Frozen Food in the Refrigerator
  • Water Dispenser is not Working
  • Food spoils for no apparent reason
  • Condensation appears on the inside or the outside of the unit
  • Refrigerator is cold, but the freezer can’t freeze water or food
  • Puddles appear under the unit
  • Unit begins making loud noises, or a wheezing sound
  • Water or ice dispenser stops working
  • Food has a chemical taste

DRYER REPAIRS:

A dryer should have an average lifespan of eight to twelve years.

 

DRYER REPAIR

The Three Most Common Reasons that Cause Dryer Failure:

  • Consistently Overloading the Dryer
  • Clogged Lint Screens
  • Blocked Ventilation

Common Dryer Fixable Problems:

  • Dryer won’t turn on
  • Clothes from a gas dryer smell like fuel
  • Dryer operates, but the clothes never fully dry
  • Won’t turn on, or won’t turn off when clothes are dry
  • Suddenly becomes noisy
  • Keeps spinning even when the door is open

The lifespan of the dryer can be extended by making sure that the lint trap is regularly cleaned. Also, clean the dryer hoses, heating element, and dryer ducts at least once a year.

Not only does proper maintenance of these items extend your dyer life, but it also minimizes the risk of dryer fire which happens when lint accumulates in the ducts and on the heating element.

Your dryer will also live longer and work far better if you don’t overload it.

 

5 of the Most Common Dryer Problems and Solutions:

Strange Vibrations and Noises

The Problem: Failed Dryer Drum Seal

Probable Reason: Frequent overloading and contact with foreign objects

Dryer is Running, but not Heating Up

The Problem: Faulty thermal fuse

Probable Reason:  Overloaded dryer, clogged lint screen, or blocked ventilation

Dryer Doesn’t Run

The Problem: Faulty thermal fuse

Probable Reason: Overloaded dryer, clogged lint screen or blocked ventilation

Dryer is Running, but not Drying the Clothes

The Problem: Heating element broken

Probable Reason: Overloaded dryer, clogged lint screen, or blocked ventilation

 

Dryer Starts but then Shuts Off Quickly

The Problem: Broken Thermostat

Probable Reason: Overloaded dryer, clogged lint screen or blocked ventilation

STOVE / COOKTOP / OVEN REPAIRS:

Electric ranges average about 13 years, and gas ranges tend to last about 15 years.

 

Stove Cooktop Oven REPAIR

Common Fixable Oven & Stove problems:

  • Oven door gets quite hot, or won’t close properly
  • Oven won’t turn on or off
  • Oven temperature doesn’t correspond to control settings
  • Oven works but control display doesn’t
  • Oven takes longer to pre-heat
  • Gas oven smells of fuel
  • Convection fan stops spinning
  • Self-cleaning function no longer works
  • Oven light no longer works
  • Bake or Broil stops working
  • Smells of natural gas
  • Electronic controls and timers fail to function
  • Electric elements don’t heat up and have a burning smell
  • Burners or oven won’t turn on or turn off properly
  • Burners click but won’t ignite

Tips to make your Range Last Longer

Keep it Clean!

Clean Up Cooktop SpillsUse elbow grease, not abrasives. Believe it or not, natural products like baking soda and vinegar will probably be more effective than chemical cleaners that can be abrasive and scratch surfaces. Always use a microfiber towel, never use scouring pads. The next spill will grip the scratches and be even harder to clean.

Look After your Smooth Cook Top

Remember that it’s made of glass, don’t fling cookware around, don’t drag pots and pans, lift them up and place them down again to avoid scratches. Only use baking soda and vinegar, or products specifically made for the glass top. Never use Windex or other glass cleaners..

Clean your Control Panel Carefully

Avoid spraying the cooking knobs or control panel directly or soaking it in water. You are essentially dousing an electrical system which could cause it to short out and is the source of many service calls!

Clean Under the hood

If your stove doesn’t have a sealed cooktop, remember to lift the cooktop to clean beneath it. Baking soda is famous for breaking apart some of the bonds that hold the grease in place. For a bad build-up, use a baking soda paste.

Clean your Oven Frequently

A clean oven actually runs more efficiently, it will last longer and heat food more evenly, making for tastier food and fewer germs. Remove the grates and vacuum or wipe out any loose gunk. Spray your choice of cleaner and let it sit for at least 30 minutes before spraying the insides with vinegar and wiping everything away with a microfiber towel.

Clean the Oven Filters in your Range hood

Remove the filters first and remember to use gloves to avoid getting greasy! Submerge the filter in hot water and baking soda for 15 to 20 minutes. Then scrub the filter carefully with a firm brush. Rinse and return.

Don’t Put Foil on your Cooktop Drip Pans

The foil can not only short circuit the heating element, but it could melt, which can damage the oven and throw off the thermometer. If your drip pans are ruined, it’s fairly inexpensive to replace them. Electric coils should be cleaned with a damp cloth.

Replace Door Seals

Like the seals that keep the cold in the fridge, oven door seals keep the heat in the oven. When they get old and cracked and broken, they should be replaced. This will cause the heat to leak out, the oven will work less efficiently, food will be heated unevenly, not tasting as good as it should, the kitchen will get heated up and finally, it will cost you a lot more in electricity or gas.

DISHWASHER REPAIRS:

The average Dishwasher should be expected to last anywhere between seven and twelve years, with the average working expectancy to be approximately ten years. Factors like care, maintenance and frequency of usage, as well as the quality and the brand of the dishwasher will affect the life expectancy and frequency of dishwasher repair

 

Stove Cooktop Oven REPAIR

Common Fixable Dishwasher problems:

  • Dishwasher doesn’t turn on
  • Can’t rinse the soap from your dishes
  • No longer gets your dishes dry
  • Dishes are still dirty after the cycle is over
  • Leaks water
  • Soap dispenser doesn’t open at proper time during cycle
  • Water pools in the bottom of the machine
  • Makes strange noises
  • The motor turns, but nothing happens
  • No buttons light up or function
  1. Use the TrashUse a sponge or a brush to scrape leftover food into the trash.Use the Trash – Use a sponge or a brush to scrape leftover food into the trash.
  2. Wait for Full Loads Before Washing
  3. Let Dishes Air DryThis is a great way to save on energy
  4. Avoid Peak HoursStart the cycle first thing in the morning.
  5. Consider Upgrading your DishwasherThe newer models use a lot less water due to new standards.
  6. Follow the Instructions!Some great tips and tricks in those!
  7. Turn the Water Temperature to 120°FMost dishwasher run on 140-145°F as a standard.

MICROWAVE REPAIRS:

Microwaves will last between nine to ten years.

 

MICROWAVE REPAIR

7 Tips to make your Microwave last longer:

1) Give it Room to Breath
Microwaves need to ventilate because of all the heat that it produces. Give it at least four inches of clearance on either side, and at least three inches from the back wall, and make sure the fans are open and well ventilated.

2) Clean it Regularly
Be quick with clean-up. Little bits and splatters of food absorb the microwave’s energy and can cause burn spots that cause damage the components and interior. This is the biggest cause of shortened lifespans for microwaves.
Wipe food down immediately, or better yet, whenever possible cover food with paper towels or wax paper to prevent splatter. Be careful not to damage the mesh in the door, which keeps microwaves from escaping and zapping you.

3) Be Gentle with the Door
Microwave latches are more complex than people realize. Some microwaves have as many as three switches that must close in the correct order. Always close the door carefully, and also avoid opening the microwave while it’s still running, which can cause a blown safety fuse.

 

4) Use Pre-Programmed Cooking Times

Most people don’t use pre-programmed cooking times. However, these times are designed to use the microwave more efficiently by minimizing energy loss and heating the food as effectively as possible. It also prevents food from overcooking, but a lot of repairs happen because someone accidentally put 50 minutes into the control unit rather than 5 minutes, and this causes the microwave to fry itself.

5) Choose Dishes Carefully

Avoid using anything containing aluminum foil, metal, or dishes with silver or gold accents. A good tip is to notice if a container or part of a container becomes significantly hotter than the food and to avoid using that container in the future. If sparks start to fly, turn off the microwave immediately and remove the item.

6) DO NOT run it on Empty

If there is no food in the microwave, it will be forced to absorb the energy produced by the microwaves to be absorbed by its own components which can cause serious damage. Do not use the microwave as a timer, most microwaves have a separate timer function that could be used instead.

7) Use a Smaller Container

Smaller containers cook the food a lot quicker because the container sucks the heat from the food, so the bigger your container, the colder your food will be. If you can cook your food in a shorter amount of time, you’ll be able to make your microwave last a lot longer.

FREEZER REPAIRS:

Freezers should last an average of 16 years.
However, most of the most common freezer problems like the freezer is either too cold, or not cold enough, it’s frosting up, causing freezer burn and frozen food leaving a bad taste in your mouth, can be sorted out very quickly.

 

FREEZER REPAIR

8 Biggest Mistakes you Make with your Freezer:

 

  1. Setting the Temperature Too High
    For long term food storage, you should set the temperature on your freezer as low as it can go. If your ice-cream is too hard to scoop, keep it in the freezer door where the temperature is a little higher.
  2. Not Wrapping Food Properly
    Removing as much air as possible from your packed food is key. Whether you’re using aluminum foil or plastic or Ziplock bags, make sure to smooth all the packaging and squeeze out any excess air. If you’re using a Tupperware, try to fill it up almost to the top to avoid the freezer burn at the top, but just make sure not to fill it all the way to the top, the food will need room to expand as it freezes. Make sure to re-wrap food properly when there are leftovers in a package that you need to put back.
  3. Waiting Too Long to Freeze
    Food that gets too old won’t miraculously get fresh when frozen, it’ll still taste old when you use it again.
  4. Opening the Freezer during a Power outage
    Food that has defrosted (even though still icy cold) should be used and eaten promptly. If you have doubts, rather toss the food than get sick!
  5. Defrosting at Room Temperature
    Food should be defrosted in the fridge or microwave oven, as bacteria may start growing on the surface even before it’s fully defrosted.

6. Freezing Food in Big Clumps

If you freeze foods like cookies, hamburgers or strawberries on a baking sheet and put them in a freezer bag after they’ve gone hard, it’ll stop them from clumping together.

7. Keeping the Freezer Overpacked or Nearly Empty

If a freezer is too full, the air won’t circulate properly, and if it is too empty the freezer will have to work much harder to cool all the empty space.

8. Freezing Food Too Long

Write dates on containers and bags when you freeze food. Rotate items in your freezer to put the oldest food in the front.

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3353 Bradshaw Rd, Ste 201

Sacramento, CA 95827

(916) 680-9876

Rancho Cordova, CA
95670

(916) 346-4182