Managing a home’s maintenance budget can be quite complicated. There are so many working parts of a functioning home to consider. Especially if you have no clue how long home appliances should last.
The life of your home appliances is dependent on care and usage. A family of 6 uses a washer a whole lot more than a family of 3. In a larger family, the dishwasher may bet run twice a day, while in a home of two people, every other day is sufficient.
No matter the usage, a service and maintenance plan will help your appliances to live their appliance lives to their fullest. The expert technicians at Gulf Coast Appliance Repair service all makes and models of home appliances. What’s more, the friendly staff at Gulf Coast can set up a maintenance schedule for your home appliances to keep them in tip-top shape.
The majority of appliances will last between 5 and 20 years. (That is a pretty big gap.) Lifespan depends on the frequency of use, the quality of the unit itself, and the machine’s care taken.
The average lifespans of home appliances are somewhere between these high and low estimates.
Knowing the high life expectancy and the low side as well, you can take the average and hope for the best. With proper care, you should be able to get a good long life out of the units.
However, occasionally, the technology changes, and you may decide to upgrade before the appliance has reached the end of its usefulness. In that case, a home appliance repair company like Gulf Coast can replace the old with the new and even haul away the old for you.
The first step to improving the appliance’s lifespan would be to check the device’s age by finding the tag with the serial number on it. There you will find the manufactured date, so you know what to expect from the age of the unit.
At this point, you have a few additional things to do to help your appliances function their best.
Replacing an appliance is no way to spend the day. In fact, the death of a machine can be quite devastating. (Just me?) Homeowners are seldom prepared to drop hundreds of dollars on a new appliance out of nowhere.
The professional staff at Gulf Coast Appliance Repair suggest building appliance replacement into your budget. If you have documentation of each appliance manufactured date, you can easily estimate when to set aside the money for a replacement. If those funds are being saved, you will never be financially surprised by a breakdown.
So, armed with all this information, you are ready to be the best appliance parent ever. But just like a child, sometimes they need doctors. Call us at Gulf Coast Appliance Repair to attend to your home appliances’ maintenance and service needs.
Contact us to set up your consultation for in-home appliance maintenance and service today.