Washing Machine Repair

Washing Machine Repair Toronto

A good washer should be one of the most reliable appliances in your household. That being said, even quality machines can experience trouble. When that happens, the experience can feel overwhelming. After all, the modern washing machine is a complicated device.

The good news is, you’ve come to the right place. Washer repair is no longer intimidating. The team at Alpha Tech Appliance Repair are the pre-eminent experts on appliance repair in Toronto. Washing machine repair, in particular, is one of our most common areas of service. Once we receive your call, we will send a team member with serious experience in washer repair service to diagnose the problem and begin the process of repairing your washing machine. 

By using only experienced professionals and the most reliable washing machine parts in Toronto, we can ensure you receive quality appliance repair service near you, every time. If you need high-end appliance repair, Alpha Tech can help ensure your apparatus continues to serve you well long into the future. If you’re searching for “washing machine repair near me” and looking for a local company to fix your washing machine, Alpha Tech has always taken washing machine repair seriously.

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Same-Day Washing Machine Repair

When your washing machine stops working, it can feel like the end of the world. We understand that heart-sinking feeling, but before you dish out money to buy a new machine, contact the washing appliance repair experts Alpha Tech Appliance to see if it can be fixed. We do same day repairs as we know how crucial your washing machine is to your household.

We’re a team of experts, and as soon as you give us a call, we’ll send out one of our professionals on the way. No matter the cause, we can find the source and solve it. The entire process is seamless and stress-free for you. Let us do the work, and you can sit back while we get your machine back to as good as new. We know we can do this, as the parts we use are of highest quality and are reliable. We take your machine and its repair seriously.

Common Washing Machine Problems

Washing machine repair is not uncommon. Such a high-use item is bound to encounter issues once in a while. Here are a few common problems:

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1. Washer Isn’t Spinning

Problems with your washer’s spin cycle can be tricky… 

Sometimes, the issue may be something as simple as an unbalanced load of clothes, which clump together on one side and through the machine off. Similarly, if the machine itself is off-balance (positioned incorrectly), it may not spin properly.

On the more serious side of things, spin trouble could indicate problems with your washer’s motor, or with the spin switch inside the door.

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2. Washing Machine Isn’t Draining

Often, a washing machine that won’t drain is simply the victim of a clog in the drain hose. Otherwise, the hose itself may be damaged, preventing it from draining adequately. In either case, a repair technician can help by both manually draining the machine, and the safely attending to the blockage or malfunctioning hose.

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3. Washing Machine Not Dispense Detergent

Front-loading washers sometimes encounter this issue because of build-up and blockages in the detergent compartment. In many cases, simply cleaning it out can present a quick fix. In the long-term, taking care to use high-quality detergents can help to avoid the problem going forward.

If cleaning out the detergent dispenser doesn’t help, the problem may actually be with the dispensing system itself. In this case, further repairs will be needed.

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4. Washing Machine is Leaking 

Your heart might stop when you see a washing machine leak, and you might wonder about how to fix a washing machine. There are some key components to check such as the seal. If the seal is worn out, then that might be the issue, and we can rectify it.

If you find it leaking during the wash cycle, you might have faulty hoses at the back of the machine. In this case, call the experts at Alpha Tech Appliance to take care of you. No matter what the issue may be, we will get down to the bottom of it and deliver you with a solid fix.

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5. Washing Machine Doesn’t Finish a Cycle Properly

Did you know that if your wash cycle isn’t completed properly it can lead to issues like mold and mildew? We know this is a problem that no one wants to deal with, but we can do it for you. You might even experience an error code on your machine when this happens.

Referencing the manual may be helpful, but sometimes it may not offer answers. Some other things to check for are overloading the machine and the machine not emptying water properly. If you can’t figure it out, then you’ll need a professional’s help to fix your washing machine.

Washing Machine Brands We Service 

We can provide same-day repair because we troubleshoot washing machines from a variety of brands like Whirlpool, Gibson, KitchenAid, BOSCH, MAYTAG, Kenmore, Samsung, Frigidaire, LG, and Thermador. This means we have full stocks of the replacement parts for these brands too.

We work with all the major brands to ensure that we can help as many people as possible when it comes to troubleshooting a washing machine and fixing it. These brands tend to be top-tier and reliable, but at the end of the day anything can happen and we’re more than prepared to handle it.

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Types of Washing Machines We Repair

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Front load washing machines are commonly found in houses today, as newer models are made this way. They produce a more stable wash due to not having to be balanced, as they lack a drum and spinner in the center. While you can place these washers side by side, they can also be stacked, which can save you floor space. 


Portable washing machines can be convenient for smaller homes, as they can be moved from room to room without hassle. All you need to do is attach the machine to a nearby faucet. It’s easily transportable and you can move it to any room as you wish. While these types aren’t as common, we have what it takes to fix them. 

Top loading

This is an older style of washing machine. These machines tend to have more issues like becoming unlevel and the drum becoming unbalanced. However, they still produce a reliable clean and the fixes are fairly simple. 

Washer dryer combo

A washer and dryer combo refers to a washer and dryer that are attached as one whole machine. Usually, the dryer is above the washing machine. The washing machine portion is top load.

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What Does It Cost to Repair a Washing Machine?

Estimating the cost of washing machine repair will always depend on the model in question and what particular repairs are required. In a general sense, you will pay for the time of the service professional involved and for the cost of any replacement parts that are needed. The good news is, with washing machine prices only going up, you’ll likely save significant money by opting to conduct washer repair on your old machine rather than replace it.

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What Does It Cost to Install a Washing Machine?

As with any appliance installation, washing machine installation costs are fairly straightforward. In situations where the machine simply needs to be delivered, set-up, and connected, a price in the low hundreds is common. If, however, there is work needed to prepare the space (be it moving lines or doing some retrofitting) the cost may rise.

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Frequently Asked Washer Repair Questions

Why does my washer agitate but not spin?

This is usually related to gear shifting.

Why is my washing machine showing an error sign?

There is probably trouble with one of the electronic components.

Can I fix my washer myself?

Yes, you can try troubleshooting using the instruction manual for your machine.

Why is my machine making a whirring sound?

Usually whirring sounds come from debris stuck between the drum and the tub. This could also be a sign of roll bearing.

Why is my washer making a scraping noise?

There could be something stuck between the drum and the tub.

My washer will not fill with hot water. What should I do?

This usually means the valve control is broken. 

Can I replace the bearings in a washing machine myself? 

Yes but this is a very labor intensive process.

Why isn’t my washer being filled with cold water?

This could be issues with the valve or valve controls.

Why is my washer filling slowly?

Most likely there is a problem with the water flow or the water valve.

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