Repair vs. Replacement for Your Augusta Home

Technician bent over an oven door, shining a flashlight into the back of the oven and holding a screwdriver in his other hand.
If you have issues with an appliance and it stops working, what do you do? Unfortunately, many people panic and are not sure exactly what they should do in this situation. It is important to know that if something goes wrong, you have options regarding what you want to do to fix the situation. This means you can choose whether you want to repair the broken appliance or if you need to replace the broken unit completely.

When You Should Choose to Repair

Repair is probably the most effective option for the cost because it allows you to have an appliance that works like new without having to shell out the cost of a brand new unit. When an appliance breaks, you should consider some very special circumstances to determine the best option for you.

You should choose to repair your appliance if the unit is relatively new, such as fewer than 10 years old. Also, the total cost of repairs should be considered. If it less than half of the total price of a new unit, you should opt for repairs.

When You Should Choose to Replace

Replacements should only come in various situations and you should consider everything carefully before making the decision. For instance, if you have had to repair the appliance numerous times already, there may be no point in continuing with this option. Instead, replace the appliance completely.

The amount of damage done and the potential cost of repairs should also play a role in your decision. If the costs of repairs reaches closely to the total cost of replacement, it would make more sense to get a brand new unit rather than continuously trying to fix a broken appliance.

At Mr. Appliance of West Augusta, we are dedicated to making sure our customers make the right decision for them. We focus on your needs every step of the way so we can ensure that you will be happy with the final result.

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