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How to Decide Whether to Repair or Replace Your Home Appliances

REPAIR REPLACE VS. Americans take their appliances seriously. In fact, a recent study shows that we spent upwards of $19 billion on household appliances in 2012 alone. With that kind of investment, it's no surprise that appliance owners rely on their machines to handle a heavy load around the house-or that they need an easy solution when an appliance fails. So what's the best course of action when you do encounter a problem? We've put together a simple guide to answer this question and help you get back to your life faster. Average cost of appliance repairs GAS RANGE STOVE $156 lifespan of 15 years REFRIGERATOR lifespan of 13 years $190 000 DRYER $136 lifespan of 13 years 000 WASHING MACHINE lifespan of 10 years $176 DISHWASHER $137 lifespan of 9 years TO FIX OR NOT TO FIX? 000 REFRIGERATOR WASHING MACHINE HOW OLD IS IT? HOW OLD IS IT? less than 5 years 5-8 years more than 8 years less than 3 years 3-6 years more than 6 years HOW MUCH DO YOU WANT TO SPEND? HOW MUCH DO YOU WANT TO SPEND? less than S600 more than 5600 less than $375 more than $375 REPAIR REPLACE REPAIR REPLACE MORE SPEND DISHWASHER HOW OLD IS IT? less than 3 years 36 years more than 6 years COST ON REPA HOW MUCH DO YOU WANT TO SPEND? less than S275 more than $275 GAS RANGE REPAIR REPLACE HOW OLD IS IT? DRYER less than 4 years 4-7 years more than 7 years HOW OLD IS IT? HOW MUCH DO YOU WANT TO SPEND? less than 4 years 4-7 years more than 7 years less than S450 more than 5450 HOW MUCH DO YOU WANT TO SPEND? REPAIR REPLACE less than $325 more than $325 REPAIR REPLACE fixed. SOURCES: http://www.statista.com/statistics/255524 us-consumer-expenditure-on-household-appliances-by-category by ASSURANT hetp://www.houselogic.com/home-advice/appliances/when-to-repair-or-replace-large-appliances/ http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories home_and_garden/2014/08/03/fancy-fragile.html A ASSURANT Solutions hetp://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magadine-archive/2011/ugust/shopping/repair-or-replace-itjoverviewinderhtm THAN SHIA OF APPLIANC

How to Decide Whether to Repair or Replace Your Home Appliances

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Simple break down of when it's better to repair or replace your major home appliances.

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