The Globe and Mail is reporting that many Canadian television sets are being bought online and in stores with the intention of using them to fix a TV that’s broken.
The Globe and News reports that the process is being done by a small group of Canadian television repair companies, which claim to have more than 100 repaired TVs with the ability to be fixed online.
They say their service has improved the TV quality of over 1.4 million Canadian households and can save over $600,000 in the process.
While the repair process may seem complex, there are steps you can take to make sure you don’t end up with an expensive repair bill:If you are unsure about whether a TV can be fixed, it’s worth looking up the repair options on the Canadian television network CTV, the CBC, or TSN.
The online repair companies claim to be able to fix TVs on the same day of purchase, but the Globe and the CBC have reported that there are several other online repair sites, and it’s not clear whether they are reliable.
While these repair sites are often relatively low-priced, you can still find TV’s in your neighbourhood or in a store that sells refurbished TV’s.
The problem is, many of these online repair services charge hefty fees for repairs.
The TV repair sites will say they can fix your television at no cost, but there is no guarantee the TV will actually be repaired, and even if it is, the TV may not be able be repaired.
So if you can’t afford to pay the repair fee, you may be better off looking for a TV repair service that will fix the TV right away.
If you don�t have the money to pay for repairs, a good option is to call a repair company that specializes in TVs, such as StarTech, which has a reputation for providing high-quality repair services.
StarTech will work with you to determine whether you can afford the repairs, and if so, how much they will cost.
A StarTech repair service spokesperson told The Globe that they are not affiliated with any repair companies and have no affiliation with repair websites.