A gas or electric dryer is a must-have in every laundry room. Hence, it's pretty frustrating if the appliance malfunctions. If the unexpected happens, don't leave the dryer repair job to anybody. Instead, schedule the Big City dryer repair service to get the machine back in tip-top condition.

Common Gas Dryer Problems We Fix

At Big City, we employ the most experienced dryer repair technicians. Likewise, our service center and service vans come equipped with an extensive inventory of service parts, enabling us to provide exceptional dryer repair services in San Diego and the surrounding areas. Schedule our dryer repair service if you experience any of these common gas dryer problems:

  • The dryer runs before shutting off
  • Loud noises and vibrations during operations
  • Clothes don't dry well
  • The dryer gets too hot when in use
  • The drum doesn't spin after switching the dryer on
  • The door fails to close
  • Dryer burns your items
Besides our dryer repair services, Big City provides a wide range of OEM service parts, including motors, thermostats, idler pulleys, timers, rollers, belts, temperature switches, and fuses. Hence, we are the one-stop shop for all home appliances repair services.

If the appliance isn't drying your clothes properly or doesn't seem to work as it should, it's best to contact our dryer repair technicians right away. If the above-mentioned issues persist and you keep using the appliance, the chances are you'll damage it beyond repair. Similarly, malfunctioning dryers are a fire risk, thus the need for immediate dryer service if any of these problems occurs.

Common Electric Dryer Problems That Need Repair

Electric dryers are generally built to last. However, like any other appliance, problems may occur with continued use. These may cause your dryer to function below its capacity, consume too much energy, damage your clothes, or stop working altogether. Common problems that warrant electric dryer repair include: 

  • The dryer won't turn on
  • Excessive noise when the dryer is on
  • Overheating
  • The dryer won't produce any heat
  • Failure to tumble correctly

If any of these electric dryer problems occur, schedule our dryer repair service and have the issue fixed immediately. 

Dryer Brands We Repair

Thanks to our dryer repair technicians' specialized knowledge in both gas and electric dryers, you can trust us to repair notable dryer brands, including:

  • Samsung
  • LG
  • Maytag
  • GE
  • Whirlpool
  • Bosch

Trust the Dryer Repair Services

A malfunctioning dryer doesn't always have to get replaced. Before you go shopping for another dryer, give us the chance to repair the malfunctioning one. Contrary to what you may think, repairs aren't expensive. Also, we have the expertise to restore your dryer's factory performance.

As the go-to appliance repairers in the San Diego area, each job is a long-term commitment. Thus, we'll be there to serve you long after repairing your dryer. We also provide service guarantees if the issues reoccur after the initial dryer repair service. With Big City HVAC & Appliance Repair, you won't have to invest more money and time fixing a broken dryer because we get the job done right the first time around.

Why Customers Choose Us
Expert Technicians
Our team has certified and extensively trained technicians who have years of experience in troubleshooting even the most difficult HVAC and appliance problems.
Excellent Service
We do the job right the first time and with a smile on our faces. Only a sterling reputation in providing high-quality solutions of HVAC & Appliance services to our customers.
Fully Insured
Our team is fully insured, licensed and highly trained to do comprehensive repairs. Only affordable upfront prices and a seamless customer experience.
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What Our Clients & PARTNERS Have to Say
Clients
June 14, 2022

Alex came out as promised when promised and made the repair on our icemaker. I appreciate his prompt and professional service.

June 14, 2022

I walked into a very wet kitchen floor this morning and quickly determined our refrigerator was leaking. I reached out to Big City via Yelp and within 10 min heard back from Val. We discussed a window of time we might meet later today and boom! the technician (Alex T) not only showed up on time but a bit early. He quickly went to work and the problem was solved within 90 minutes. Very efficient & fairly priced

June 9, 2022

I contacted them through Yelp at 9pm and they were the first to respond. Set up an appointment for 10-1 the next day and the technician arrived at 11am. His name was Ozzy and he was very nice, clean-cut, and respectful. Took about 40 minutes to diagnose the problem, get the part from his car, and get the oven working again.

June 3, 2022

My dishwasher has been a stinky nightmare these last few months. The water wasn’t draining, just sitting causing a disgusting smell at least once a week. I finally decided enough was enough and reached out to some appliance companies in my area of San Diego. This company responded quickly and their price estimate was fair. I was able to get s next day appointment at noon. Highly recommend!

May 26, 2022

This company was referred to me by my home warranty carrier. Leo was out the same day to repair my washer that was leaking. Badabing badaboom – fixed!! Professional – clean – knowledgable – great service!! Thank you Leo!!

May 20, 2022

Nick was amazing! He was polite, professional, knowledgeable, and fixed my dryer issue in the one visit which I did not expect! He also gave me some tips and some guidance about keeping my dryer in good shape with proper use. I would highly recommend working with them! Thank you, Nick:)!!

November 28, 2021

I have a 10 year old Kitchenaid Stove that the broiler quit working. Mark from Big City came out and new right away what was wrong. He had the correct parts with him and fixed it quickly. He was very polite, clean and tidy. Would use them again for any appliance repair.

November 3, 2021

Great job! My washer wouldn’t agitate or spin and it had been previously fixed by Best Buy when it was under warranty for the same issue. This time it is fixed and so quiet! I feel like Big City made it better than when a Best Buy fixed it! Thanks to the tech who came this am!! Happily not going to the laundry mat anymore!

November 3, 2021

Both our washer and dryer needed repair at around the same time, so we tried Yelp to get a quote.  It was a Sunday morning and we were pleased that Big City responded within minutes, offering to send a technician to do a diagnostic the same afternoon at a very reasonable price.  Vlad arrived on time and spent an hour with us, thoroughly going over each appliance.

February 27, 2021

Surprised to see a GE range microwave die after a year of home ownership.  Since it matched the other kitchen appliances I figured I’d give repair service a try to avoid having to buy a more expensive non-matching unit. To my further surprise Big City Appliace Repair came out to pull the unit & repaired same day for a low flat fee.  Service tech Mark was professional courteous and fast.  I’d use this team again!  Good luck

February 1, 2021

Very satisfied with their services and customer service! Val didn’t take too long to figure out what the problem was with my 20 y/o fridge. He’s is super knowledgeable! Excellent service. Very professional, did a great job at fixing our stove. The serviceman was awesome!

Partners
Manager
Heating & Air

From our very first interaction with BigCity, we were impressed. Everyone was extremely knowledgeable, thorough, friendly and honest. We entertained multiple HVAC companies to perform the services needed but BigCity’s experience was better than anyone else. They did a wonderful job. They are local and and very responsive.

Manager
Heating & Air

From our very first interaction with BigCity, we were impressed. Everyone was extremely knowledgeable, thorough, friendly and honest. We entertained multiple HVAC companies to perform the services needed but BigCity’s experience was better than anyone else. They did a wonderful job. They are local and and very responsive.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's Included in the Dryer Repair Service?

Our electric and gas dryer repair service entails examining the appliance to identify possible issues, performing maintenance work, and repairing/replacing defective parts. Depending on the extent of damage, we’ll either repair your dryer on-site or transport it to our workshop.

How Much Does it Cost to Repair a Gas Dryer?

As with other appliances, the cost of repairing your gas dryer primarily depends on the extent of damage and the appliance’s brand. Many things can go wrong on a gas dryer, so your gas dryer repair bill depends on the issues we’re dealing with.
Minor problems such as faulty dryer doors can cost as little as $40 to fix, whereas major defects such as broken thermostats can cause up to $150 to replace. Replacing a broken motor can cost as much as $450. On average, most of our customers pay between $100 and $180 for repairs.

What Causes Some Electric Dryer Repairs to be Expensive?

Generally, electric dryer repair is pretty inexpensive. However, the repairs can sometimes be expensive. Electrical issues are the main culprit if our technicians provide a seemingly high quote for a repair job. If your dryer needs a new heating element, the cost of repairing it will also be considerably high.

Is It Worth Having a Dryer Repaired?

The question of whether to replace or repair your gas or electric dryer depends on the problem you’re dealing with. Sometimes, repairing a dryer may not be a sensible decision, more so if it’s considerably damaged. If you’re unsure whether repairing your dryer makes sense, consider the 50% rule.

In line with this, don’t spend more than 50% of your dryer’s cost repairing it. So, if a dryer repair technician states that the repairs will cost more than $400, you’re better off replacing the appliance because the average cost of new dryers is $500-$800.

How Long Do Dryer Repairs Take?

Typically, the dryer repair service takes an hour. However, the amount of time it takes to repair a dryer depends on the issue you’re dealing with. If the problem lies with a door that won’t open, our technicians will fix it on-site and within thirty minutes. However, more serious problems may require the appliance to be brought to our facility for thorough inspection and repairs.

Do You Charge for Repair Services By the Hour?

Most companies that provide dryer repair in your area charge their customers by the hour. At Big City, we charge a fixed rate for our services. Our electric and gas dryer repair rates are determined by the scope of service we need to perform and not by the amount of time we take to do the job.

Does Big City Offer Dryer Repair Service Outside of San Diego?

Big City HVAC & Appliance Repair serves not only the city of San Diego but also the surrounding towns and communities. Our dryer repair services are available in La Mesa, Alpine, Lakeside, Poway, Chula Vista, and other areas all around San Diego county. Wherever you are, schedule our dryer appliance repair service, and we’ll arrive at your location ASAP to fix the home appliance.

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