Tools Electric Repairing & Parts
Whether to hoist, join, fasten, impact, or sharpen, electric tools provide many functions. Dealers of such tools may also provide repair, maintenance, cleaning, and parts replacement. Many have websites that list parts required for all their products, such as cordless drills, for ease of reordering. Sometimes, a company will replace a part for free, or provide refurbishing services for a small fee.
Wholesalers offer cheap bulk discounts on large quantities of drills, socket sets, compressors, pipe threaders, and brushes. Some require account log-ins from commercial businesses or contractors in order to receive volume pricing. Company websites make it easy for customers to view electric, pneumatic, gas powered, motor, and air tools for sale, as they often offer downloadable manuals, such as for wiring instructions.
They may also offer online tool repair forms to expedite repair requests, free shipping to central repair facilities, drop-offs to shipment locations, guarantees, and quick turn-around times. Many promise they can have qualified technicians perform the repair in under a week.
Technicians who perform repairs may have backgrounds in technical trade schools, usually with a focus on automotive and small engine repair. Electric, power, and motorized tools for automotive or carpentry uses can be difficult to fix, and some have foreign parts. Technicians should have great troubleshooting abilities, along with excellent attention to detail and quick turnarounds.
Technicians may be employed by large home improvement stores, which welcome customers to bring in their damaged tools for fixing. Or, they may own their own small repair business, taking in side jobs fixing, sharpening, and adjusting tools of all kinds.