10 Best Appliance Repair Apps to Run a Smarter Business
Just like your work gloves and multimeters, appliance repair apps are must-have tools in any appliance repair professional’s toolbox. The right apps can make your repair business more organized and efficient—and even help it grow.
See this list for the ten best appliance repair apps for every team and technician—these will help with everything from scheduling repair jobs to booking more work.
Top 10 appliance repair apps to run your business:
Disclaimer: App prices are subject to change after the publication of this article.
Best all-in-one appliance repair app to manage your business
Starting at $9/month | iOS, Android, and desktop
Jobber is an appliance repair app and software that helps teams send estimates, dispatch installs and repairs, and track them all in one place.
Think of Jobber as every appliance repair app you need to organize your business in one—and use it to receive new repair requests, track client info, schedule jobs, invoice, and accept payments.
The Jobber app is especially great for managing a packed schedule and dispatching appliance repair technicians, helping you optimize driving routes to save time between jobs.
Your appliance repair company can use Jobber to:
- Make appointment bookings easy
- Quickly schedule your techs with a drag-and-drop calendar and dispatch techs from anywhere
- Organize client information and job 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
More apps for appliance repair business management
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Fixably is repair management software that helps simplify repair service workflows. It lets every repair service manager and field technician see upcoming appliance repair jobs, track inventory of all parts and devices, and automate customer communication.
This app is ideal for enterprise-level repair businesses that need to manage multiple repair shops and a large inventory.
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WorkWave is an app that helps appliance repair companies manage and coordinate with field staff remotely. It lets you create and adjust driver schedules, track working hours, store cilent information, and collect payment for appliance repair jobs.
The WorkWave app is built for small and medium-sized field service businesses. The tool hosts a lot of features, though users report that the support team can be hard to reach.
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4. Appliance Repair Estimate Template
Free | Mobile and desktop
Jobber’s appliance repair estimate template lets you customize and download a professional estimate for any repair job—in minutes.
The tool gives a blank copy of an estimate that you can fill out with your company info, client details, services, and pricing. Then you can download your estimate as a PDF that’s easy to send to clients.
Or, you can choose to customize your estimate template with Jobber’s appliance repair quoting software, where it’s easy to:
- Add company branding (your logo and colors)
- Track the status of your estimates and send automated follow-ups
- Collect online signatures from clients to get quotes approved
- Convert those estimates to jobs and appliance repair invoices you can send online
- Organize 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
Free (with purchase of FleetSharp device) | iOS and Android
The FleetSharp app uses GPS to help you track the efficiency of your work vehicles. It’s great for appliance repair teams that need to pack multiple jobs into busy workdays. The app can even help you reduce fuel costs by mapping out more efficient routes.
FleetSharp also lets you locate and monitor your fleet vehicles so you can manage schedules more effectively, and reduce mileage, and keep overhead costs down.
To improve your fleet operations, you can integrate FleetSharp with Jobber. You’ll get a live map view of your crew in the field so you can better schedule your day.
6. QuickBooks Time
Starting at $30/month | iOS, Android, and desktop
Use QuickBooks Time to easily track time and attendance for your repair team. This time tracking app by QuickBooks ensures you make every labor hour count by allowing employees to clock in, clock out, and add details to their timesheets.
If you already use QuickBooks Online for your accounting, you can make payroll easier by connecting your account with QuickBooks Time and automatically syncing employee time tracking data.
7. Profit Margin Calculator
Free | Mobile and desktop
The profit margin calculator by Jobber helps appliance repair businesses figure out how profitable your pricing is. You just need to add your labor, material, and overhead costs, then what you charged—or plan to charge—for a repair job. The calculator will show you the job’s exact profit margin.
If you have a target profit margin, you can try adjusting your service pricing to see what will help you meet that margin.
Apps to help you book more appliance repair service jobs
Starting at $75/month | iOS and desktop
NiceJob helps you track what clients are saying about your appliance repair business on social media and review websites. With this reputation management software, you can easily share those client reviews on your website and automatically remind more clients to leave reviews.
Managing your online reviews with NiceJob saves you time and helps you get more appliance repair leads and customers.You’ll also have a source of great social proof to use in your marketing.
Starting at $14.90/month per user | iOS, Android, and desktop
Pipedrive is a sales CRM that can help you manage your sales pipeline, track your client interactions, and build strong client relationships so you can win more jobs.
You and your appliance repair sales reps can use Pipedrive to save time on administrative tasks like importing contact information from leads and following up with potential customers.
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In Canva’s massive image library, you can find stock photos and graphics of appliances, tools, and other elements that match your repair business. If you’re just starting an appliance repair business, use Canva to create a logo and choose your company branding.
Ready to work smarter? Use these appliance repair apps to save time at the office and on the job site.
Start introducing these apps to your digital toolbox—one at a time—and keep the ones that help you run a more efficient, scalable appliance repair business.
Originally published in June, 2021. Last updated on November 25th, 2022.