Broken Appliance: Repair or Replace?

Repair or Replace: 4 tips to help you decide

Nothing is worse than your appliance breaking down whether your washing machine has started leaking or your oven has just stopped heating. It can be a tricky decision to decide between an expensive appliance replacement or a repair. Go Assists experts are here to guide you through the process, helping you decide whether to repair or replace your appliances. 

1. How old is your appliance?

Your appliances average lifespan for each appliance is:

Refrigerator - 10 to 12 years

Electric range - 10 to 13 years

Gas range - 12 to 15 years

Dishwasher - 7 to 13 years

Freezer - 8 to 11 years

Microwave - 7 to 10 years

Washer & Dryer – 10 to 13 years

As your appliances reach the end of their life it becomes less cost-effective to get them repaired. You will save more by replacing an old model with a new model. Newer models will have newer energy-saving features costing you less money in the long term. However, if you have a new appliance repair don’t replace. Save yourself money on any unnecessary costs with Go Assist.

2. How long are you staying in your property?

If you are planning on moving in the next few years, it may not be the best solution to buy an expensive replacement. Instead, get your appliances repaired, not only will this save you money, but it will also save you time looking for a replacement. Get your appliances repaired with Go Assist today.

3. What is the problem?

It is important to get to the cause of the problem before you start thinking about any costly replacements. If your appliance needs a simple part repair, it will be a lot more cost-effective in comparison to a replacement. Book your repair online now.

4. Is your appliance still under warranty?

Check to see if your appliance is under warranty still. Many warranties on major appliances cover all costs for labor and any parts you’ll need for a year, however many extend to two years. Make sure you check to see if your appliance is still undercover

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Book your local Appliance repair online today for your expert appliance repair or call (800) 509-5917 for your high-quality reliable repair.



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