Frequently Asked Questions

General Frequently Asked Questions

You should call for repair any time your appliance is malfunctioning in any way. This includes minor changes, even if your appliance is still functioning. This might include your refrigerator making a buzzing sound or your dryer taking longer to dry. 

We also advise all clients to learn how to turn off the water, electricity, and gas in their home, rental, or business.

Superior Appliance Repair is proud to serve all of Santa Barbara County, including:

  • Santa Barbara
  • Goleta
  • Summerland
  • Isla Vista
  • Montecito
  • Carpentaria
  • Toro Canyon
  • Hope Ranch
  • Santa Ynez
  • Solvang

You can call, text, or email us at:

Phone Line—805 259 1519

Text Line—805 229 1221

Emergency Line—818 307 0856


Yes! We understand that emergencies can occur any time of day or night, which is why we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year for emergency services.

For non-emergent needs, we can most always schedule your service visit the on same day. If not the same day, the next day.

Yes! We provide both residential and commercial appliance repair services.

Yes! We advise that residential appliances have annual preventative maintenance. Commercial appliances should have personalized preventative maintenance schedules. This is typically 2 to 4 times per year.

This proactive approach can extend the lifecycle of your appliance, improve or maintain energy efficiency, and catch most areas of opportunity before they become an emergent repair need.

For ease and convenience, we service all appliances in your home or business at the same time.

We repair both domestic and international appliance brands, including Miele, GE, Viking, Kenmore, Frigidaire, Bosch, and more.

  • Standard, commercial, and sub-zero refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Electric and gas dryers
  • Washing machines, stackable washer dryers, and all-in-one machines
  • Dishwashers
  • Garbage disposal units
  • Gas and electric ranges, stoves, cooktops, and ovens
  • Ice makers and ice machines
  • Wine coolers
  • Microwaves
  • Downdraft and vent hoods

Yes! Our technicians are trained and certified and have the diagnostic tools required to troubleshoot and repair smart appliances. They also know how to manually assess repair needs.

We keep our service vehicles and local shop stocked with the most common parts required for same-day repair. If we don’t have your part on hand, we will order it without delay.

We charge a flat-rate fee for each of our services. We charge more for evening, weekends, and holidays.

Yes! With proper use, most appliances last at least 10 years. Regardless of your appliance’s age, we work with integrity to share your best course of action. Generally speaking, if your repair will cost 50% or more of a new appliance, it may be time to upgrade. Or if your appliance can’t keep up with your volume of use, we may advise on an upgrade.