How to Find Someone to Repair Your DVD Playerby Contributor
If you've tried to fix your DVD player and aren't having any luck, your next option is to find someone who can fix it for you. There are many different ways to find someone to repair your DVD player, and below are a few suggestions.
Call the store where you purchased the DVD player. They might have a service department that will be able to fix your DVD player, or they may have a recommendation for a repair shop.
Look in the phone book. You would need to look under electronics repair, and see if there are any certified repair shops in your area.
Ask around. It's likely that friends or family will have a recommendation for a repair shop.
Look on the Internet. There are Web sites that are devoted to technical assistance and can refer you to recommended shops in your area. One site is Repairhelper.com, which will give you a list of repair shops in your area.
Contact the maker of the DVD player. The manufacturer may have links to authorized companies that repair your type of DVD player. They may also be able to suggest someone right in your area, so you won't have to ship the machine out for service.
- check Always ask for a repair estimate first. Sometimes the price to get it fixed is more than what it would cost to just purchase a new one.
- check Check and see if you still have a warranty. If so, contact your manufacturer and find out where they want you to take your DVD player to get fixed, as this will usually be at no cost to you.
- close Take your DVD player only to certified and trusted repair centers. Almost anyone can claim to be an electronics repairman. You want your DVD player to be fixed correctly, and do not want to pay for less than stellar service.