The Hob Goblin: hob repairs in Sussex

I love this time of year: the kids are back at school, there’s a noticeable nip in the morning air and it’s time to get the porridge out again. Call me old-fashioned [chorus: ‘you’re old-fashioned’] but there’s something comforting about a good hot bowl of porridge in the morning. Even now, at a certain age,…

Same day repairs in Surrey and Sussex

It’s fair enough. With all the pressure of modern life, when your cooker doesn’t work, or your hob needs repair, you want it fixed straight away. So here’s the 123 of how we organise same day repairs in Surrey and Sussex: 1.    Easy booking: Just pick up the phone and call us. We have an…

Hot summer fridge and freezer repairs in Sussex

Does anyone remember those long hot summers when the kids spent all day in the garden without sun hats, big fat bees buzzed lazily about the place, and mum magically appeared in clumpy Scholl sandals to hand out homemade ice lollies on plastic sticks? What with global warming, the decline of the bumble bee, and…

Olympic Appliance Repairs in Surrey?

Just occasionally I find myself idling around between call-outs. So there I was the other day in a lay-by off the A24 between appliance repairs in Surrey. I had a cup of coffee and I was fiddling with some old washers I’d accumulated in the van. Suddenly I realised that I’d made the Olympic rings…

Easy Cooker Repairs in Eastbourne

Although I cover the whole of East and West Sussex, and parts of Surrey for cooker repairs and such like, it sometimes just works out that I get a run of repairs in one particular place. This month it was Eastbourne. There was one week when I was there every day, Monday to Friday, and…

Emergency Call Out for Brighton Sunshine

I often talk about the weather when I’m on my appliance repair call outs in Surrey and Sussex, and it’s not always idle chat. This week I was on an emergency washing machine call out in Brighton, all because of the weather. My customer was a busy mother of three children and two dogs who…

Men and machines: domestic appliances

It’s not an April fool (that was last month): it’s a scientific fact that men are rubbish with domestic appliances – or at least they claim to be. A Rapid Response is a family run business specialising in domestic appliance repairs in Sussex. So, as you can imagine, this topic is regularly and hotly debated…

Capacitys and Capacitors

As I go about my appliance repairs in Sussex I am always willing to answer questions, to explain things and to offer tips and hints on maintenance and repairs. I find that if I explain things in a way that customers understand they are happier to trust me as an honest tradesman who knows what…

Where to download washing machine manuals

Ever found yourself needing to consult your washing machine manual to check the detail about a certain wash cycle or because you need a spare part for washing machine repairs? It can be really frustrating when you find that you don’t have the manual. There used to be a time when people moved house and…

Appliance Repairs Inspired by Worthing?

A Rapid Response engineers cover hundreds of miles each week on emergency call outs and appliance repairs in Sussex. We visit Sussex towns and villages from Littlehampton to Eastbourne and from Crawley to Brighton and beyond. Much of our time is spent somewhere in between and we are never more than an hour or so…