Knowledge is power: how to record repair data and what it can tell us

Keeping track of what happens with items brought in at a Repair Cafe is important for several reasons – insurance and data gathering are just a couple.

However, it can be difficult when events are busy and fixers get caught up in doing the repairs. We would be interested to discuss how to overcome these problems as fixers are not always interested in making sure the information is logged.


  • Margaret Hersee
  • Monique Szpak
  • Neil Mather