5 Appliance Repair Business Success Stories [2022]

5 Appliance Repair Business Success Stories [2022]
Start An Appliance Repair Business

An appliance repair business helps clients install, repair, and maintain common household appliances like microwaves, dishwashers, refrigerators, cookers, etc. An appliance repair technician can specialize in certain lines of appliances or offer general services.

To become an appliance repair technician, apply for the prerequisite training course and focus on acquiring the necessary work experience. You may work under an appliance engineer and kickstart your business when you have relevant skills.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a appliance repair business:

1. Retro Radio Farm ($48K/year)

Allen Chiang (from Connecticut, USA) started Retro Radio Farm almost 9 years ago.

$4K / month
2 founders / 2 employees
Connecticut, USA

Case Study

My name is Allen Chiang, and I founded Retro Radio Farm, where I repair and restore old radios. I offer Bluetooth MP3 upgrade if the customer wants to play digital music.

Right now, I make about $50K a year for the work I put in primarily on weekends. While it’s highly profitable, it has not yet lucrative enough yet for me to quit my day job. Although, the business has been growing 20% every year.


2. Think Crucial ($1.2M/year)

Chad Rubin (from Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA) started Think Crucial almost 15 years ago.

$100K / month
1 founders / 1 employees
Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA

Case Study

I’m Chad Rubin, founder of Think Crucial and co-founder and CEO of Skubana.

Skubana solves the problems I encountered building and scaling Think Crucial. It’s an all-in-one e-commerce management software that helps you run your entire operation from a single dashboard. At the moment, about 99.9% of my time goes into running and scaling Skubana.


3. Repair Clinic

One million parts for appliances, lawn mowers, furnaces, and 40 other household products ship the same day. Call 800-269-2609 from 7 am to midnight.

  • Website traffic: 3.07M/month
  • Business rank: #28.4K

Check out their full website ➜

4. Mr. Appliance

Are your appliances not performing as well as they used to? Work with the experts! Contact Mr. Appliance today for speedy, expert appliance repair service that fits into your schedule. We offer upfront pricing, and our trained professionals perform quality work every time. Contact us to schedule an appointment today!

  • Website traffic: 360K/month
  • Business rank: #182K

Check out their full website ➜

5. Think Crucial

Quality replacement parts with free shipping & unbeatable pricing! Think Crucial sells filters for your vacuum, pool or HVAC, to home, garden & office supplies.

  • Estimated revenue: $100K/month
  • Business rank: #404K

Check out their full website ➜

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