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Repair or Replace Your Appliance

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                                                                                                                                                                                             The August, 2011 edition of Consumer Reports attempts to answer the question of when it's better to repair your broken appliance or replace it. Refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, ranges, wall ovens and vacuums were tested. Here are the results:

Focusing on the age of the broken appliance and the cost of the repair, recommendations were given to repair, consider repair and replace the broken appliance. We will address the most utilized appliance in our homes, the refrigerator.

Side-by-side Refrigerators

1yr-5yrs: Repair

6yrs-8yrs: Consider Repair

No results were given above 8 years.

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