Whether they’re using a scheduling tool or an accounting platform, today’s appliance repair technicians and teams rely on appliance repair apps to work smarter, not harder.
Just like your work gloves and multimeters, apps are must-have tools in an appliance repair professional’s toolbox. They make your appliance business more organized and efficient, and they can also help you grow.
From service marketing to appliance repair scheduling apps, we created this list of the top-rated appliance repair apps for techs and teams in 2021. Let’s go!
Top Appliance Repair Apps to Run Your Business:
1. Appliance Repair Job Toolkit
Mobile-friendly online desktop tool – Free
A client relationship manager (CRM) that organizes your client and partner information, creates new jobs, and keeps track of quotes and invoices can really level up your appliance repair business.
Our Job Toolkit does all of that—all for zero cost, and with no limit on how long you can use it. It’s especially useful for startup appliance repair businesses who are trying to level up in the early days of their business.
Use the Appliance Repair Job Toolkit to:
- Create, send, and track professional estimates
- Create and send invoices, and track which appliance repair invoices haven’t been paid
- Organize your client contact information and personal notes, like warranty information
- Impress your customers with access to client hub, a customer self-service portal where they can see and approve estimates and invoices
Our 100% free Job Toolkit makes creating, winning, tracking, and getting paid for appliance repair jobs fast and easy.
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2. Jobber: Appliance Repair Software
iOS, Android, and desktop, starting at $29/month
Jobber is an appliance repair software and mobile app that helps teams dispatch estimates, installs, and repairs—and track it all in one place. You can try it for free to see why Jobber was voted #1 most popular and affordable field-service software!
If you haven’t tried field service software before, think of it as every appliance repair app you need to organize your business, from getting new repair or install requests to tracking client info (CRM), scheduling jobs, invoicing, and accepting payments, all in one place. The Jobber mobile app will make your existing business run more smoothly.
Jobber also integrates with other apps for repair services, including Quickbooks Online.
Use Jobber to:
- Make appointment bookings easy
- Schedule your techs in a drag-and-drop calendar
- Dispatch while you’re out on an install or repair job with the Jobber mobile app
- Organize client information and history (CRM)
- Route jobs using GPS tracking and get your techs to the next job
- Automate client emails and follow-ups
- Send clients on my way text messages and appointment reminders
- Attach detailed photos and notes about warranty information to jobs and client accounts
- Collect payments online and in person, and track unpaid invoices
“I don’t know what I’d do without Jobber. It’s quick, efficient, and a great tool that covers all categories pertaining to appliance repair service work.” —Joe Gallagher, Semper Fix Appliance Repair LLC
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3. QuickBooks: Accounting Software For Appliance Repair Teams
iOS, Android, and desktop, starting at $13/month
Quickbooks is a key workflow management tool for your accounting, bookkeeping, and reporting needs. Use the app or desktop version to create invoices, track expenses, get a bird’s eye view of your income, view reports, and run payroll.
Even better, QuickBooks integrates with Jobber and other business apps, so you can get the most out of the platform and keep your business organized. Free support is available to help you get set up.
READ MORE: 5 tips for how to manage accounts receivable
4. FleetSharp: GPS and Mileage Tracking App
iOS and Android (free apps with purchase of device)
The FleetSharp app is a companion to the FleetSharp GPS tracking system and it’s great for larger appliance repair teams.
The easy-to-use app lets you locate and monitor your fleet vehicles, track and reduce mileage, and increase driver safety by sending mobile alerts for unsafe driving behavior or excessive idling.
5. Slack, Zoom, Google Meet: Video conferencing apps for appliance repair businesses
When going into the office is just not an option, video conferencing apps are key to keeping your team connected and informed.
Use platforms like Zoom, Google Meet, or Slack video to check in with your team in the field and host remote meetings when you can’t meet in person.
iOS, Android – Free
Slack is a good bet if you’re already using the platform for team communication and if you’re looking for an all-in-one solution.
Zoom Cloud Meetings
iOS, Android – Free plan but limited minutes
Zoom has quickly become the video conferencing app favorite for remote teams. Team members can easily download the free app and host meetings (with limited minutes on the free plan).
If you have a large team with a big budget, you can upgrade to the paid plan for unlimited meeting minutes.
iOS and Android – Free
For appliance repair teams already using Google Workspace, Google Meet is a great option. Wherever they may be, your whole team can come together on Google Meet using a free Gmail account.
6. Profit Margins: Free Profit Margin Calculator
Mobile-friendly online desktop tool – Free
The Jobber 3-in-1 Profit Margin Calculator is helpful for experienced and new appliance repair business owners alike. Use it to get three easy calculations to help you:
- Price more profitable jobs
- Stay on budget
- Include markup in your prices
Fill in your information to get access to the calculator webpage, then save it to your bookmarks so you can easily use it from anywhere in the field.
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7. NiceJob: Reputation Management Software
iOS, starting at $45 per month
No matter how big or small your business is, positive online reviews are a cheap and effective way to grow your appliance repair business. They build trust with potential customers and they help them decide if they should hire you.
As you grow your business, monitoring your online reviews becomes a job of its own. That’s where reputation management software comes in. It helps you keep track of what customers are saying about your business on social media and other websites.
NiceJob offers review automation features that integrate with appliance repair software such as Jobber to help streamline your workflow. That way, you limit how many apps you’re switching between, keeping you organized and focused on the job at hand.
READ MORE: Get more reviews for your business
8. ResponsiBid: Sales Automation Software
Mobile-friendly software, free trial
Ever wondered if there is a better way to follow up with your prospects and simplify your quoting process? ResponsiBid is a powerful automation tool to do just that.
Appliance repair businesses can use ResponsiBid to create job estimates, allow clients to select job times that work for them, and send intelligent follow-ups via personalized emails and text messages. It’s especially helpful for large appliance businesses that work on commercial jobs.
READ MORE: How and why you should follow up on a quote
9. Mailchimp: Email Marketing Automation Software
Mobile-friendly software with a free basic plan
When small businesses look for an email marketing automation solution, Mailchimp is at the top of the list. Use it to design beautiful, branded emails (all on your own!) and send targeted email marketing to existing clients. You can send emails about new service offerings (like if you’re branching out to handyman work) or service agreement updates.
To make things even simpler, you can use Jobber and Mailchimp together by automatically syncing your client list from Jobber to Mailchimp to make sending emails even easier.
Other options include: SendJim
10. Canva: Graphics, Logo, and Social Media Design App
iOS and Android – Free or $12.99/month
Canva helps you easily create simple, templated designs you can use on your social media, online ads, website, and even magnets to leave for clients when you complete a job. If you’re just starting your business, Canva is a helpful resource to help you create your brand on your own (think: creating a logo).
It also includes a library of stock photos to inspire you. Canva is free to use but you’re limited to a small selection of stock photos. If you want access to everything Canva has to offer, there is also a Pro version available for about $12.99 per month.
Start using the right appliance repair apps for your business
The apps you decide to download and use depend entirely on your business’s needs. So, don’t worry about getting every single one on this list.
We suggest taking it one app at a time to determine the gaps in your business and where some of these apps can fit in.
Slowly add them to your workflow and build up your digital toolbox to boost your appliance repair business’s efficiency.
Create appliance repair quotes. Track invoices. Store customer information.
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