Few things are more refreshing than an icy cold beverage, especially during the hotter months of the year. The job of an ice maker is to keep you supplied with ice whenever you need it. The appliance makes ice cubes, flakes or nuggets that you can put in your drinks to make them extra cold. Ice makers are perfect for home bars, night clubs, office break rooms, food businesses and other places where ice may be needed. Most modern designs of ice makers in the market can serve you efficiently for a considerable amount of time with minimal problems. Of course, proper care and maintenance has a significant role in this. But ice makers are electrical appliances and will inevitably experience defects occasionally as a result of wear and aging. The best you can do when your ice maker has malfunctioned is to address the problem right away. Buying bags of ice in the store to store in your freezer can be quite inconveniencing. Additionally, a defective ice maker, even when it can still produce ice, will usually use up more power as it is forced to do extra work. So what should you do?
How to Deal With Ice Maker Defects
While some people opt to buy a new ice maker when their old one malfunctions, this should never be your first option. A new ice maker can go for at least several hundred dollars. That’s not the kind of money many people like to play with whenever their appliances have a defect. Fortunately, the majority of ice maker defects are quite easy to repair and will only cost you a tiny fraction of what buying a new appliance would. You only need to find a certified appliance repair technician to help you out.
Top Ice Maker Defects
There are at least several dozen ice maker models in the market at the moment. But regardless of model, brand, or size, ice makers tend to experience mostly similar defects. These include:
- Problems with powering
- The ice maker fails to make ice or makes too little ice
- The ice cubes produced by the appliance are malformed
- The ice produced tastes or smells bad
- The ice produced is discolored
- The appliance leaks water
- The appliance produces a lot of noise
- The ice maker is warm to the touch
- The water inlet does not work properly
- There’s a problem with the ice level control board
- The door of the appliance is broken
- The water filter of the appliance is broken
When you notice any of these issues, it’s imperative that you take action right away. Delaying usually makes the problem worse over time, forcing you to incur a lot more in repair costs than you’d have done initially. You can call us at La Canada Appliance Repair to help you.
Why Choose Us
Finding an appliance repair service that you can fully trust with the welfare of your ice maker may seem a little challenging. You want to be sure that the technician can safely and competently repair the appliance. At La Canada Appliance Repair, we have a team of the most qualified technicians in the region. All our experts are EPA certified to deal with repair problems in appliances from a wide variety of brands. Some of the brands we deal with every day include Ice-o-Matic, Whirlpool, Kitchen Aid, Marvel, LG, Sub-Zero, Samsung, Bosch, Asko, DCS, Wolf, True, Maytag, Scotsman, Siemens and many more.
We know how important your ice maker is, so we guarantee to get it working the same day you request a service. Once you call us, we dispatch one of our vastly experienced technicians to your doorstep to help you. Our technician will first assess your ice maker and, once they’ve established the cause of the problem, recommend a solution. They’ll also give you an all-inclusive estimate for the repair cost. If you’d like them to proceed with the repair, they’ll start right away. We are always careful to bring all equipment that may be needed for repairs in our truck, and an assortment of original, replacement parts. In no time at all your appliance should be working perfectly once again.
Our services are available 24/7.
If you have an appliance repair request, you can reach us through our toll-free number on: +1 (818) 657-7761