Home appliances help make every-day life more convenient, but they can also add more headaches and stress when they need to be repaired or replaced.  With our appliances getting smarter and more devices connected in the home, it's important to learn about the latest appliance trends and where to turn if they need to be fixed. 

At Angie's List, we provide lots of how-to and DIY projects that can help you get started on a home or kitchen upgrade, including options on various appliances and features that can make your home more comfortable.  It's important to your research before hiring a professional for appliance repairs and always get at least 3 quotes before starting the work.  You can also be quickly matched with 3 local appliance repair pros near you to get the job done now.

Dishwasher installation cost can vary. What should you expect? Photo by Summer Galyan
Appliance Repair & Maintenance
The average dishwasher install cost $189, with most installs costing between $110 to $270. The lowest price paid was $67 while the highest was around $500. These prices do not include the dishwasher.
Fridge compressor repair can become a costly project. Photo Courtesy of Whirlpool Corp.
Appliance Repair & Maintenance
The average cost of a compressor ranges between $50 and $300 depending on the make and size of the fridge. These are not inclusive of labor charges.
How much does it cost to repair a fridge? Photo by Frank Espich
Appliance Repair & Maintenance
Average refrigerator repair cost is between $200 and $400. Refrigerators are deemed different from ice makers - see below for the cost to repair individual parts.
glasses in dishwasher
Appliance Repair & Maintenance
The national average is $159 for dishwasher repairs - companies typically charge $75 to $150 per hour. Expect a $50 to $75 trip charge too for them to come and inspect the problem.
front load washer and clothes dryer in laundry room
Appliance Repair & MaintenanceHouse Cleaning
High efficiency front-loading washing machines are susceptible to a musty smell from mildew.