Life Expectancy for your Household Appliances
Your appliance is broken. Do you repair it or replace it?
It’s easier to that decision when you know the life expectancy of major appliances. If you’ve bought a moderately-priced appliance that lasted you a while, maybe you feel you got your money’s worth and would rather just get another one. When you invest in a higher-quality appliance from a reputable manufacturer, it’s reasonable to consider repairing the unit to get the full return on your investment.
If you buy a quality household appliance that fails within its expected life cycle, the solution is to repair rather than replace.
Some homeowners buy inexpensive household appliances with the intention to simply upgrade and replace when the appliance gives out. While this may be a cost-saving tactic at the outset, that homeowner will spend more replacing that appliance than had he invested in a quality appliance (and a regular maintenance plan!) in the first place. Not to mention saving the planet from that discarded, broken appliance.
A better choice is to buy quality appliances and establish a good relationship with your local appliance repair company. Appliance Doctor offers maintenance packages to keep all of your appliances in tip-top shape, making sure that you get all the years out of it that you possibly can!
How Many Years Can You Expect to Get Out of Your Household Appliance?*
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Statistics provided by Consumer Report
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November 14, 2018
- Ann Whitcomb
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December 31, 2018
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May 20, 2018