About UsEconomy Appliance Repair LLC

Gunter Pirchner, originally from Wattens, Austria, is the owner and technician of Economy Appliance Repair. He services the Napa Valley with in-house repairs of kitchen and laundry appliances and workshop repairs of microwave ovens.

Gunter’s workshop is located in St. Helena, however, most repairs are completed on-site and common repairs on the first visit. When specific parts must be ordered, they usually arrive within one or two days. Gunter enjoys the challenge of machine repairs and is glad to be of service.

Work Experience

Gunter has a strong background in mechanics and electronics:

  • Tool and dye machinist, Swarovsky Crystal Factory, Wattens, Austria
  • A.S. degree in Telecommunications Technology, Napa Valley College, 1994
  • Studio Maintenance Engineer, KFTY Channel 50
  • Micro-electronics technician, building and tuning oscillators for high-end test instruments
  • Owner/technician, Economy Appliance Repair, 2005 to present.

Gunter continues to pursue on-going training with professional organizations:

  • USA United Service Organization
  • MSA Marcone
  • Training Seminars with Whirlpool, GE, and LG

Our services include repair of the following large appliances

  • Washers and dryers
  • Stoves and wall ovens
  • Dishwashers
  • Trash compactors
  • Refrigerators
  • Microwaves
  • Garbage disposals
  • Hoods

We have experience with the following common brands:

  • Whirlpool
  • Maytag
  • Jenn Air
  • Amanda
  • GE
  • LG
  • Hot Point
  • Bosch
  • Kenmore
  • Thermador
  • Viking
  • Samsung
  • Sub-zero
  • Wolf
  • Dacor
  • Fisher& Paykal
  • DCS
  • Miele