Is it Cheaper to Repair or Replace a Microwave?
The Radarange microwave was the first model that started making it's way into homes in 1947. At a price of $495 in 1947 that would be over $600 in today's value. Luckily the price has gone down but, depending on your model, it could still be worth checking out if your microwave should be replaced or repaired. With proper maintenance and care, microwaves can last on average 10 years before needing to be replaced.
Some things you can do to help ensure that your microwave lasts.
If you are experiencing any of these signs below, it's time to consider replacing or calling your local appliance repair technician.
With the average costs of microwaves ranging from $50 to $2,000. The solution to a microwave problem could be a trip to your local Walmart or Target for a replacement countertop model microwave. If your microwave is custom built for your kitchen, a call to your local appliance repairman may be the best way to save your microwave and money. Ultimately, it's important to ensure that your microwave is in good working order this holiday season. According to the National Fire Protection Association, 17% of the microwave oven home structure fires cited appliance housing or casing as the item that was first ignited. Proper maintenance (or replacement) of your microwave can not only keep the convenience of this appliance available but it can help prevent death, injuries and property damage that are caused from fires.
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