How to Figure out if Your Appliance is still under Warranty

Being a homeowner has its perks until your appliance fails you and the landlord has to act quickly! When you call Ortega’s Appliance, one of our technicians will ask you if your appliance is still covered under warranty.

Please note, if you attempt to repair your appliance yourself while your appliance is still under warranty, you may void whatever coverage you have remaining. This means if the equipment breaks down again, you won’t be able to apply the appliance warranty to help cover the repair cost in the future.

Don’t wait until your appliance fails to figure out your warranty guidelines and timeframe. 

Check Your Receipts and User Manual Most all new appliances offer a 1-year manufacturer’s warranty, so if it’s been less than 365 days than you are most likely still covered. Also, if your appliance breaks down within the first 30 days of purchase, the shop you purchased it from might accept an exchange or return. Be certain to save your receipt and user manual for any extended warran…

Electric Stove Repair Guide

Trying to make dinner and your electric stove is preventing you from feeding the family? Luckily, if you take the necessary precautions when trying to troubleshoot, maintain or repair an electric stove, you’ll be able to diagnose some of the issues. Here’s an overview of some of the most common electric stove issues:

Your electric stove won’t start

If you can’t turn your electric stove on, chances are the unit is not getting enough electricity. Making sure it’s properly plugged in, is your first step, and if it is, you may have a defective outlet. Other common causes may be a blown fuse, tripped circuit breaker, or severed cable.

The coils don’t heat up

Compared to when your stove does not turn on, you probably have a completely different issue if some coils or the lights on your stove are functioning well. If your internal ignition switch is not faulty, then it’s possible the coil isn’t correctly plugged in, or may have a loose connection. However, something could be stuck sandwiched bet…