Cost to hire a TV Repairman on Bidvine

£50 - £90

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£50 - £90  National average range
£50 - £90

£50

£90

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How much does TV repair cost?

Sep 18, 2018

A TV is a popular piece of electronic equipment. Nearly everyone has access to view at least one. This can be in homes, work, or in places enjoyed for leisure time. It helps you stay in touch with what’s happening around the world and entertains you.

No matter if you put it on display or tuck it away in a side room, it’s an important part of your home. Of course, when something goes wrong, you can feel the absence of your TV very keenly — especially if there is a game or programme you are missing!

This is a common problem, however. Over time, TVs will often develop issues that keep it from working as it should. Whether the problem has been caused by age or an accident, you’ll want to find a qualified professional to repair your TV so you can enjoy it once again.

Considerations

Although there is a cost associated with having your TV repaired, it’s preferred over having to purchase a new one! There are a few factors you’ll need to think about that will influence how much a repair may run. From the type of TV you own to the problem you’re experiencing, you can work out an expected cost. This can help you make the right choice to find an expert technician to help.

Type of TV

Before assessing the situation, your expert repair technician will need to know what kind of TV they will be dealing with. This is especially helpful if they will be coming to your location to complete a repair as your tech needs to bring the right tools for the job!

You’ll first want to determine the approximate age of your TV. Older models are heavier thanks to the type of components they contain. They are usually wider and deeper than modern models in order to contain the tubes and other equipment used to show your picture. This type is often called tube or CRT.

This type also includes the technology used in older big screens. Using rear projection to create a picture on the screen, these units are large and sit on a built-in base. Supply the most accurate description to get a knowledgeable repair technician.

Modern flat screen TVs are the most common options available, so chances are, this is the type you are dealing with now. With many different varieties out there, it’s important to identify the TV properly so it is repaired properly.

LCD and LED TVs are very similar. These TVs have a matte-like finish to the screen and do not reflect easily. Plasma looks more like glass and can appear to be lit from behind the glass, in the same way, that older TV models are. 3D models can be found in any of these types. But of course, if you aren’t confident you know what type of TV needs repair, you can advise your repair technician that you will need some help determining it.

Reason For Repair

Providing as much information as you can about the issue will help make the repair process smoother. Some issues are very easy to diagnose yourself, such as when your TV won’t turn on.

If you know it’s not the remote or the power cable, it’s time to bring in the pros! It will also be obvious if your screen is damaged in some way, like with a crack or dent in the screen surface. Physical damage can also be found in your TV’s connectors. Any of this can prevent your TV from working properly.

Other issues will appear when you are trying to watch it. This can appear as audio problems. When your TV’s volume is too loud or too soft, it can be difficult to watch your favourite shows. You’ll want to get this looked after promptly.

And of course, video is another issue that you will notice easily. A fuzzy picture or one that is pixelated can be very frustrating! TVs are also known to display the wrong colours. These are sure signs of a problem.

Time to Repair

A TV repair technician will work as quickly as possible to get your problem sorted. But the amount of time it takes to fix your TV will depend on the extent of the damage. A minor issue is usually fixed more quickly than something more complex.

Your professional will be able to give you an idea of how long the issue is expected to take once they have the opportunity to assess the situation. It can be anywhere from a few hours to a few days. A major issue takes more time, so expect these longer repairs to cost you more.

Experience

TV repair can be complicated. Working with any electronic equipment requires proper training to ensure that it is done correctly and safely. So it’s a job best left up to a professional.

You can also look for reviews to help lead you to the right person. Not only will you get an idea of the quality of work and professionalism, but you can also find someone who is friendly and approachable! You can learn from these experiences to guide your own repair job.

To find an expert, look for someone who has training in TV repair and experience working with different types of machines. It’s most important to find the right fit with your particular make and model. This way, you can be confident they know what’s wrong and can take the appropriate steps to fix it.

Location

TV repairs are usually done in an expert’s repair shop. These spaces have enough room to work on the unit easily, allowing the space needed to lay it flat or stand it up, depending on the repairs required. The repair technician will also have access to the tools and components needed to fix up the issue. This is much more convenient than having them bring tools to your home for a repair.

When your TV needs repair, you can have it picked up or bring it in yourself. But you may not want to haul your TV around yourself, especially if it is a heavy model! To save yourself the worry of damage, you can hire someone to pick up and transport your TV to the shop for an additional cost.

Look for a repair technician who operates close to your home. This keeps the cost down as the need to travel further distances is decreased. They will also set their rates to your cost of living so it is in line with other costs in your area. 

Cost Comparison of Popular Electronics Services

Have some other electronics in need or repair? Check out these popular electronics repair services below!

Service
Average Rate
Computer Repair
£55
Phone Repair
£75
Printer and Copier Repair
£40

Summary

Over the life of your TV, it may develop issues that require attention. If it’s not operating as it should or looks like it’s given up, don’t rush out and purchase a new model. With the help of an expert repair technician, your TV can be often saved to help you save money!

For a professional, you can trust to get the job done, submit a free request outlining what the specifics of your TV repair. Bidvine will do the legwork, so you can find a pro who's ready to help you out and fix your TV!  


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