CoreCentric Solutions Helpful Hints

CoreCentric Solutions would like to thank everyone who came to our presentation and stopped by our booth at this year’s ASTI Convention.   It was great seeing old friends and even better meeting new ones.   If you stopped by and talked to us, we probably told you about some new features we are introducing…

Fred’s Appliance Academy March Service Pointer

Cabrio washer bearing replacement with a seized/frozen inner basket. A customer may call stating that their washer is making a lot of abnormal sounds in the spin cycle. You as the technician arrive at the home and find the tub bearing to have failed causing the abnormal loud sounds in spin. The customer is quoted…

Top Marketing Mistakes

by: Adams Hudson In Proverbs we are told that the wise learn from the mistakes of others. Using this method, I must be a fantastic teacher. Mistakes are powerful lesson builders. Nowhere is this more evident than when you a) Measure everything, b) Are in the “Marketing for ROI” business, and c) Have two teenage…

Stop the Stress Cycle

by: UnitedHealthCare Could you be adding to your own stress — without even knowing it? It’s easy to do. The good news is there are simple ways to stop the cycle. Check out these five possible sources of stress. See what speaks to you — and try these quick tips. Focus on a few small…

5 Tax Reduction Strategies

By Dale West, Senior Advisor, American Society for Asset Protection Americans pay more in taxes each year than they spend on food, clothing, and housing combined, so reducing your taxes to the legal minimum can greatly increase your ability to build wealth. Judge Learned Hand said, “Anyone may so arrange his affairs that his taxes…

The United Servicers Association 2017 Most Professional Servicer Contest is ON!

By Dave Smith, Dave Smith Appliance Services The United Servicers Association holds their Most Professional Servicer Contest annually with winners chosen and awarded at the ASTI convention. The next Annual Service Training Institute (ASTI) will be held February 8 through February 11, 2017 at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center in beautiful San…

Triacs Operation for Appliance Techs

By Samurai Appliance Repair Man, http://www.Appliantology.org Triacs are used extensively in modern appliance control boards to control AC loads. Professional appliance repair technicians need to understand how triacs work and to know when they are controlling the power supply to the load they’re troubleshooting. In this article, I’ll show you how to identify a triac…