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For tips on appliance maintenance and repair, consult our blog regularly for articles on a variety of topics. If you need advice regarding your dishwasher or air conditioner, we can help!


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  • 17/11/2020 0 Comments
    How to reduce the amount of energy your appliances consume

    Are you looking to reduce your monthly energy costs? One of the best ways to lower household energy consumption is to use your appliances more efficiently. As experts in appliance repair in Montreal and throughout Quebec, the team at Ateliers G. Paquette can help. Here are some pro tips for using your refrigerator, stove, dishwasher and dryer more efficiently. 

     

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  • 22/10/2020 0 Comments
    The Ice Machine does not Produce Ice Cubes: What to do?

    You wanted to enjoy drinking some fresh cold water with a few ice-cubes, but - surprise! - your ice machine refuses to produce even a single one? At Ateliers G. Paquette, experts in appliance repair in the region of Grand Montreal, knowledge related to freezers is at our fingertips! In this article, we present you with some examples of frequent ice dispenser breakdowns and their solutions. Happy reading!

     

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  • 16/10/2020 0 Comments
    How to maintain your range hood

    If there’s one household appliance that gets overlooked, even neglected, it’s your range hood. Most people turn it on when they’re cooking, turn it off when they’ve finished and the forget about it. This is all fine and good — right up till the moment it isn’t! As leaders in appliance repair, Ateliers G. Paquette fixes household appliances of all kinds, including refrigerators, stoves, washers and dryers throughout Quebec. From our years of experience, we can tell you that regular maintenance goes a long way in extending the lifespan of your range hood. Consequently, this will prevent it from breaking down at the worst possible moment (for example, when you’re in the middle of cooking a particularly pungent dish). In this article, we give you our best range hood maintenance tips.

     

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  • 31/08/2020 0 Comments
    Top 10 dependable stove brands

    Do you need to buy a new stove? At Ateliers G. Paquette, we carry and repair a wide range of appliances (stoves, refrigerators, washers, range hoods and more) and also offer a full selection of replacement parts. Our technicians can service your home or business in Montreal, Laval, Repentigny or Quebec City.

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  • 20/07/2020 0 Comments
    My fridge is leaking: what should I do?

     

    It can be alarming to spot a big puddle on your kitchen floor as you go to open your fridge (even more so if you slip in it!). Fortunately, the experts in appliance repair at Ateliers G. Paquette can help you get to the bottom of the problem. We understand that a leaky refrigerator is an issue requiring urgent attention and we’re ready to help. Here’s what you should know. 

     

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  • 18/06/2020 0 Comments
    How to remove frost buildup from your freeze

    Is there frost buildup in your freezer? If so, you should tackle this issue right away, as it means your appliance is consuming more energy than it should. At Ateliers G. Paquette, we offer expert home appliance repair in Quebec as well as a vast inventory of spare parts. With our years of experience in freezer repair and maintenance, we know how to get rid of frost buildup in a quick, safe and eco-friendly fashion. In this article, we tell you how to defrost your freezer in just six simple steps.

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  • 11/05/2020 0 Comments
    Troubleshooting a washer that’s noisy or that rocks back and forth

    When you use your washer, does it make a racket and then start inching menacingly across your floor? Don’t worry, your machine isn’t possessed. However, it does need a little attention. At Ateliers G. Paquette, we have years of experience in household appliance repair and are knowledgeable about the various issues that affect washers. In this article, we give you some troubleshooting tips that can help you fix a wonky laundry machine.

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  • 20/04/2020 0 Comments
    Tips for Getting Perfectly Clean Dishes

    Do your glasses, plates and utensils come out of the dishwasher slightly stained, streaky or dirty? The team at Ateliers G. Paquette has some tips for tackling this problem. In addition to being experts in home appliance repair, including dishwasher repair, we’re always available to provide professional advice.

     

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  • 23/03/2020 0 Comments
    Why won’t my washer empty?

    Is there soiled water that gets left behind in your washer at the end of its cycle? This is one of the most common issues with washing machines. In fact, the appliance repair experts at Ateliers G. Paquette remedy this problem for homeowners in the Montreal area on a daily basis. Thankfully, you can always count on us for top-notch repair service and spare parts for your various home appliances, including top-loading and front-loading washers. Here are six things you can check yourself before you contact us to repair your washer. 

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  • 18/02/2020 0 Comments
    How to get rid of an unpleasant dishwasher smell

     

    Are you met with a foul odour every time you open your dishwasher? If you’re having trouble getting rid of this smell, the team at Ateliers G. Paquette is here to help. As your trusted source for dishwasher repair, we’re always happy to offer you expert advice. In this article, we give you some tips for eliminating that lingering stench in your dishwasher.

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  • 08/01/2020 0 Comments
    Tips for overheating dryer | Ateliers G. Paquette

    If your clothes are too hot when you take them out of the dryer, it indicates that there’s a problem. A dryer that overheats can damage or shrink your clothes and even spark a fire. In this article, the dryer repair professionals at Ateliers G. Paquette give you some expert tips for troubleshooting this issue.

     

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  • 17/12/2019 0 Comments
    5 things to inspect when your oven isn’t working

    It’s almost dinner time and you’ve taken your favourite pizza out of the freezer. You slide it in the oven, but it just won’t turn on. At Ateliers G. Paquette, we offer stove and oven repair and supply all the parts that may need to be replaced. But before calling us, check that the problem isn’t one of these five things.

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  • 18/11/2019 0 Comments
    6 parts to inspect when your washer won’t fill

    The scenario is probably a familiar one: you toss your clothes in the washer, pour in detergent, then start the cycle only to find that the machine isn’t filling up. If you don’t know what to do next, the experts in washer repairs at Ateliers G. Paquette have got you covered. Here are the six components that may be causing the issue.

     

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  • 11/10/2019 0 Comments
    How to maintain your induction cooktop without damaging it

    Are you the proud new owner of an induction cooktop or stove? To get the best cooking results and to extend the lifespan of your appliance, be sure to properly maintain it and avoid damaging it. At Ateliers G. Paquette, experts in appliance repair, we’ve fixed more than one cooktop in our day and know just how fragile this appliance is. Here are some tips for safely and efficiently cleaning your induction cooktop, stove or hot plate.

     

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  • 12/09/2019 0 Comments
    Tips for maintaining your dryer duct

    Does your dryer overheat, stop prematurely or take excessively long to dry your clothes? Very often, these are telltale signs of a blocked duct. At Ateliers G. Paquette, your experts in dryer repair in Greater Montreal, we know from experience that a buildup of lint in your ductwork is a problem that needs to be dealt with right away. Not only does this make drying your clothes a hassle, it also increases your energy bill and poses a fire risk. In this article, we share our expert tips for keeping your dryer duct clear of dust and lint.


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  • 12/07/2019 0 Comments
    4 steps for troubleshooting a malfunctioning air conditioner

    When you wake up on a sweltering hot day, the first order of business is to turn on your air conditioner. So, you switch on your AC unit and anticipate feeling that first burst of cool air. But what do you do if it doesn’t work well? Or if your air conditioner fails to show signs of life all together?  Here are four steps for identifying and remedying AC issues.


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  • 03/07/2019 0 Comments
    Expert Advice for Moving Your Large Appliances

    Are you moving soon? At Ateliers G. Paquette, your local experts in home appliance repair and resource for replacement parts, we know a thing or two about transporting bulky appliances. Keep reading to take advantage of our best advice.



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  • 04/06/2019 0 Comments
    Unpleasant fridge odours: how to get rid of them and prevent them from coming back

    Are you hit with a foul smell every time you open your fridge? If so, it’s time to mount a counter-attack. In this article, Ateliers G. Paquette — your experts in home appliance repair and leading supplier of parts — gives you some tips for getting rid of the unpleasant odours coming from your fridge.


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  • 08/04/2019 0 Comments
    Keep your washer and dryer in optimal condition with regular cleaning

    You may be wondering why you need to clean your washer and dryer. After all, when you take your clothes out of the machine, they’re perfectly clean. Shouldn’t this mean that your washer and dryer are also immaculate? Though it would be nice if this were the case, the reality is that soap residue builds in your washer and lint collects in your dryer. Here are some tips on how to keep your appliances clean from the specialists in washer and dryer repair at Ateliers G. Paquette.

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  • 15/03/2019 0 Comments
    What to do when your dishwasher detergent won’t dissolve

    If your plates don’t sparkle when you take them out of the dishwasher, very often the problem isn’t hard to spot: it will be staring at you, defiantly, in the form of a detergent tablet that did not dissolve. This is a pesky problem, but Ateliers G. Paquette, your experts in home diswasher repair, can help you find the solution. Keep reading for some pro tips for resolving this common dishwasher issue.

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  • 08/02/2019 0 Comments
    Dishwasher not drying properly? Here are 5 things to consider

    A dishwasher is a major time-saver, but only when it’s working the way it should. Ateliers G. Paquette, your experts in home appliance repair in Quebec, are familiar with all the issues that can arise with your appliances and how to get them back up and running. In this article, we tell you what you should do when your dishwasher isn’t drying properly.

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  • 21/11/2018 0 Comments
    Home Fixes for Your Dryer Problems

    Is your dryer no longer drying? In this article, Ateliers G. Paquette provides you with useful tips for getting your dryer up and running again.

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  • 11/09/2018 0 Comments
    Why it’s vital to change your fridge’s water filter regularly

    Today, most state-of-the-art refrigerators are equipped with a water dispenser, allowing you to enjoy a glass of filtered, highly purified water at any time. This is a much more economical as well as eco-friendly option than buying bottled water. However, you need to be diligent about changing your filter periodically. At Ateliers G. Paquette, we’re experts in maintenance and repair of home appliances, serving customers in Quebec City, Montreal, Laval, Repentigny, the South Shore and throughout the province. In this article, we set out three reasons why changing your refrigerator’s water filter is so important.

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  • 23/08/2018 0 Comments
    3 Common Fridge Problems and How to Fix Them

    Is your refrigerator not performing at its best? Ateliers G. Paquette, experts in household appliance repair in Greater Montreal and Greater Quebec, are here to help! Here are three common fridge problems and their possible causes.


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  • 13/03/2018 0 Comments
    Let us handle your appliance repair jobs anywhere in Quebec!

    Are you wasting good food because your refrigerator doesn’t get cold enough anymore? Are your clothes still dirty when you take them out of the washing machine? Does your stove have a burner that doesn’t work anymore? Then call us at Ateliers G. Paquette. We’re your specialists in electrical appliance repair and your source for spare parts in Montreal, Laval, or anywhere else in Quebec. Read on to find out more about the services we offer.

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  • 07/03/2018 0 Comments
    At Ateliers G. Paquette, we repair ALL your electric appliances

    Have you ever bought an uncommon brand of microwave at a flea market? Of course, as soon as it inevitably stops working, you don’t know if you’ll ever find the right part that will fix it. Well, don’t worry! At Ateliers G. Paquette we have everything you’ll need to restore your appliances, no matter what brand you have! Interested? Read on to discover our excellent services available everywhere in Quebec!

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  • 30/12/2017 0 Comments
    Maintaining Your Refrigerator's Water Filter: An Essential Task

    Have you invested in a refrigerator that has a water and ice dispenser? If you have, you’re probably careful about the quality of the water you drink—and you have every reason to be! It’s recommended that you drink about eight glasses of water per day to maintain proper hydration. Of course, the water you drink should be more or less free of contaminants. But how can you be certain that the water that your refrigerator dispenses is really clean? At Ateliers G. Paquette, we would like to give you a few tips to help keep your refrigerator’s water healthy and clean.

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  • 05/12/2017 0 Comments
    The Most Common Freezer Problems

    Modern freezers are basically well-insulated cabinets whose doors seal tightly. Tubes circulate a special liquid (known as a “refrigerant”) up and down the back of your refrigerator. This liquid is special because it changes temperatures under different pressures particularly well. As the liquid circulates through the tubes, the coils where heat is transferred, and the condenser that pumps the liquid, it’s put under different pressures. Because heat always moves from hotter to cooler areas, we are able to move heat from the freezer cabinet through the refrigerant and release it outside of the refrigerator. This is accomplished simply by changing the amount of pressure a refrigerant is under at different stages in its cycle with a few fans to speed up the process.


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  • 02/11/2017 0 Comments
    Sears Is Closing: Trust Ateliers G. Paquette with All Your Appliance Repairs

    This October, Sears Canada announced the liquidation of its entire inventory and assets. In Quebec, Sears offered a parts and repair service for all household appliances purchased by its customers. If you bought an appliance at a Sears and live in Montreal, Laval or anywhere else in Quebec, you can have it repaired at one of our many locations. Keep reading to find out how we can help you.


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  • 19/09/2017 0 Comments
    What kind of water filters for your fridge can you get at Ateliers G. Paquette?

    Are you looking for the best refrigerator water filter? At Ateliers G. Paquette, the premier specialists in appliance repair, we offer a variety of products to fit your needs. Let our experts show you how our water filters can contribute to preserving your health.

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  • 01/03/2017 0 Comments
    Four Signs that Your Dryer Needs Repairs

    So your dryer seems to be unwilling to perform its primary duty, which is to dry your clothes. There are a number of clues that will indicate that your dryer is not working properly. However, there are a few things you can check on before calling the repairman (or woman). Is lint blocking your filter? Is the air outlet hose or outdoor vent clogged? If the problem persists after these minor inspections, call a professional to assist you. Now let's look at the four tell-tale signs that your dryer needs repairs.


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  • 10/11/2016 0 Comments
    Frigidaire Gallery Teams Up with Cuisine futée to Bring You a Few Moments… of Pure Happiness!

    At Ateliers G. Paquette, we are constantly on the lookout for new products in our field of expertise: appliances. So, we are very enthusiastic about the partnership between the Frigidaire Gallery collection (owned by Electrolux) and the Quebec Cuisine futée brand (programs, cookbooks and magazines). Continue reading to learn more about this successful meeting of minds!


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  • 20/10/2016 0 Comments
    Why Is It Better to Buy An Energy Star Certified Appliance?

    When an appliance bears the Energy Star symbol, it means that it’s one of most energy efficient appliances on the market. Only appliances that meet high energy efficiency eligibility criteria can display this internationally recognized symbol. The good news is that Energy Star certified appliances are not necessarily more expensive than others, but you can trust they will certainly save you money. For more information, read this article prepared by Ateliers G. Paquette.


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  • 15/09/2016 0 Comments
    Which Washing Machine Parts Most Often Break Down?

    Do you find your washer is not getting your clothes as clean as it used to? Is it making strange noises? Are your items too wet after the spin cycle? Is water leaking on the floor? These annoying situations can happen any time – even new machines made by the best brands can sometimes have trouble. The good news is that most problem situations can be solved quickly by an appliance repair professional, such as one of our experts at Ateliers G. Paquette! Read on to find out more.


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  • 01/09/2016 0 Comments
    Smart Tips on How to Avoid Wearing Out Your Dryer Prematurely

    Every year, manufacturers come out with increasingly smart, energy efficient and elegant home appliances. That said, no matter how great they perform, they can still break down – sometimes surprisingly early in their life! At Ateliers G. Paquette, we noticed that few people know how they can significantly extend the useful life of their appliances by taking a few simple precautions. Read this blog post to find out how you can keep your dryer in good condition for as long as possible.


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  • 02/05/2016 0 Comments
    The 10 Benefits of Doing Business with an Appliance Parts Wholesaler in Montreal

    At Ateliers G. Paquette, we are THE leader in the sale of electrical appliances throughout Quebec. This blog presents the advantages of dealing with a wholesaler when purchasing replacement parts and cleaning products for your appliances.

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  • 23/10/2015 0 Comments
    How to Prevent and Eliminate Bad Odours in Your Washing Machine

    Is there a foul smell emanating from your clothes washer? This is an unpleasant situation to say the least – and you are right to worry! In fact, if your washer smells bad, it is probably not getting your clothes as clean as it should...Thankfully, at Ateliers G. Paquette we are specialists in the repair of all kinds of electrical appliances (including washers and dryers), and we know a few ways to get rid of those odours. Find out more in this blog article.


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  • 02/10/2015 0 Comments
    7 Reasons Why Your Dishwasher Isn’t Getting the Dishes Clean

    You go to empty your dishwasher, and you’re surprised (and disgusted!) to notice unsightly rings and food residues on your dishes and glassware ... What can you do? At Ateliers G. Paquette, we know all about the 7 main problems that can affect your dishwasher’s performance AND how to fix them! For more information, see this blog article.


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  • 10/08/2015 0 Comments
    Dehumidifier Buying Guide

    Too much indoor humidity brings numerous ill effects including window condensation, bad odours in the basement, respiratory problems, proliferation of dust mites and mold – even frizzy hair (but that is another story)! At Ateliers G. Paquette, we know all the advantages of using a dehumidifier. For more information, read on:


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Montreal Location

 Address
6744, Jarry East,
Saint-Leonard, QC, H1P 1W3

 Phone
514-381-7288

 Business Hours
Parts and Services: Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Quebec City Location

 Address
6210 Wilfrid-Hamel Blvd.,
L'Ancienne-Lorette, QC, G2E 2H7

 Phone
Parts: 418-871-2434
Parts (toll-free): 1-800-463-3378
Services: 418-871-4043
Services (toll-free): 1-888-871-4043
Fax (toll-free): 1-800-461-2434
Fax: 418-871-4345

 Business Hours

Parts and Services: Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Repentigny Location

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104 Laroche,
Repentigny, QC, J6A 7M5

 Phone
Parts and Services: 450-654-6744
Toll-free: 1-800-463-0119
Fax (toll-free): 1-800-581-1724
Fax: 450-581-0301

 Business Hours
Services: Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
(By phone only on Saturday)

Parts: Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (closed on Saturday)

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