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The dangers of buying “refurbished” Phones

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At FixCraft.ie, located at 17 St. Michael’s Road, Gorey, Co. Wexford, Y25 AK15, we understand the appeal of buying refurbished phones. They promise a “good as new” experience at a fraction of the cost of a brand new phone. However, the reality is often far from what is advertised. To help you make an informed decision, we’ve put together some crucial information about the dangers of refurbished phones. Remember, for professional advice and services, you can always reach us at 0593401954 or 0899886616, or email us at info@fixcraft.ie. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok for more tips and updates!

“We once opened an iPhone and it had the wrong battery just rattling around inside in it.”

Hidden Histories

Many refurbished phones are marketed as “like new,” but they often come with hidden histories. These devices can be second, third, or even sixth-hand phones. Each previous owner could have contributed to wear and tear, leaving behind a legacy of subpar repairs and potential dangers.

Subpar Repairs

At FixCraft.ie, we frequently encounter refurbished phones with poorly executed repairs. From incorrect battery installations to mismatched components, these subpar repairs can pose serious risks. Poorly repaired phones can overheat, malfunction, or even become a fire hazard.

Unknown Parts

Refurbished phones may contain non-genuine parts that do not meet the original manufacturer’s standards. These inferior components can affect the performance and safety of your device. We have seen phones with batteries that do not fit properly, screens that are not securely attached, and internal components that are not correctly aligned.

False Economy

While a refurbished phone might seem like a cost-effective option, the hidden costs can quickly add up. Frequent repairs, poor battery life, and unreliable performance can make a refurbished phone more expensive in the long run. Instead of risking your money on a potentially dangerous device, consider investing in a professional repair.

The FixCraft.ie Advantage

  • Certified Technicians: Our team is WISE Level 1 Certified and part of Apple’s Independent Repair Provider Program, ensuring top-quality repairs.
  • Genuine Parts: We use only genuine parts to ensure the safety and longevity of your device.
  • Transparent Process: We provide a clear and transparent repair process, so you know exactly what work is being done on your device.
  • Cost-Effective Solutions: Repairing your phone can be more cost-effective than buying a refurbished one, especially when considering the potential risks.
  • Extended Device Life: Professional repairs can extend the lifespan of your phone, making it a more sustainable option.
  • Warranty on Repairs: We offer a limited warranty on all repairs, giving you peace of mind.
  • Expert Advice: Our team provides expert advice to help you make the best decision for your device.
  • Customer Satisfaction: Our priority is your satisfaction with our hassle-free and professional service.

By choosing to repair your phone with FixCraft.ie, you can avoid the hidden dangers of refurbished phones and ensure your device is safe and reliable. Visit us at FixCraft, 17 St. Michael’s Road, Gorey, Co. Wexford. Our expert team is here to help you with all your device needs. You can also reach us at 0593401954 or 0899886616, or email info@fixcraft.ie. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok for more tips and updates!

Taking good care of your devices ensures they serve you well for years to come. Trust FixCraft.ie for all your smartphone and tablet care needs!