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How Often Should You Replace Your Electric Appliances?

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August 10, 2019

How Often Should You Replace Your Electric Appliances?

Your electric appliances have a limited useful life, which means that they will need to be replaced at some point. How do you know when it is time to get a new refrigerator, dishwasher or dryer?

Are Internal Components Working Properly?

If you notice that a motor is running hot, it may be a sign that you need to replace an electric appliance. Overheating could be an indication that the motor is working too hard. When a motor works too hard, it results in an appliance using more energy to do the same amount of work that it has done in the past. A technician from Campbell & Company in Pasco, TX, can inspect any appliance or item that uses electricity. This can help ensure that your oven or refrigerator works properly at all times.

Do You Notice Condensation Near an Appliance?

If you happen to see condensation near a vent or near an appliance itself, it could mean that there is a lack of airflow. A lack of airflow can be caused by excess debris or by a leak in the appliance itself. Therefore, it may be a good idea to consider repairing or replacing the unit in the near future.

The Appliance Is Old

An appliance that is more than a decade old is likely near the end of its expected life. In many cases, it can be easier and less expensive to simply buy a new unit instead of repairing a broken or malfunctioning part. An exception can be made for electric ovens as they are designed to last for many decades. In some cases, it may be possible to donate your old appliance and get a tax deduction.

If you are looking to get the most out of your appliances, give Campbell & Company a call today. We are also available to help take care of any plumbing, heating, and cooling problems that your home is experiencing.