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““People who normally cook once or twice a year are now using their ovens every day,” says A.J. James, owner of Pegasus Appliance Repair in Dallas, winner of the 2019 Most Professional Servicer Award from the Appliance Service Training Institute. “People are using every appliance more. They’re running dishwashers at the highest sanitization setting. Their fridges are stocked to the gills with all the stuff they’ve been buying. We have been getting more calls for chest freezers. Everyplace I know is sold out.”

It is never convenient when an appliance breaks down. But COVID-19 has added another layer to the usual routine of arranging a time to meet an appliance technician and maybe rescheduling part of your day. What steps do we need to take to get the repairs we need to ensure our appliances are still there to help us through this difficult period while still doing our part to flatten the curve?”

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When having appliance repair work performed during this pandemic it’s always a good idea to ask questions. Will the technician be wearing gloves, a mask, and other safety measures? Once work is completed how will payment be processed? Will safe distancing be practiced by the repair company and/or technicians? These are all important questions and any reputable business would be happy to answer them.

At Apple Valley Eagan Appliance, we are taking the coronavirus situation very seriously. We adhere to the guidelines set forth by the CDC for the safety of our customers and staff. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us or visit our appliance repair page for more information.