In 2017, 88% of consumers chose to purchase new appliances when their old ones broke. It makes sense when the cost of a repair far exceeds the value of a new appliance. If you are looking for replacements, here are seven need to know tips when buying appliances.
- Take The Time To Decide On Current Needs
A benefit of buying new appliances is choosing a model that fits your current lifestyle. Has your family size grown? Do you want to save space? Do you want energy-efficient appliances? When you think about what fits your needs, it makes it easier when shopping to choose the brands that fit certain criteria.
- Research Brands And Models
You will find a variety of new and affordable appliances on the market today. You will also find them with all the bells and whistles you can ever need. It can be easy to get swept away by aesthetics, but make sure the hardware is worth its price tag to ensure the new brand and model meets your needs completely.
- Place Value In Consumer Feedback
Did you know that 90% of consumers read feedback online? Not only can find out which brands are ideal for your situation, but you can find out what to expect over time. Feedback also helps you anticipate problems so that you avoid them.
- Measure, Measure, And Remeasure
Not only should you measure your spacing at home, but you should take a tape measure with you to the store to ensure your new appliance will fit in the door, the hallways, and the normal place. It can be expensive if you must relocate it.
- Inspect Each Appliance Carefully
It is a benefit to inspect each appliance for usability and functionality. Open doors and check out the hardware. How will it work in-house? Will it hold up under much usage? Read the manual to ensure that there are no hidden dangers as well.
- Will You Need To Install Extra Features?
Sometimes, new appliances end up costing more during the installation than you anticipate. Will you need new outlet plugs? Will you need to install additional hoses or air ducts? These are the things you will need to add to the overall price. If you are unsure, err on the side of caution or call for a consultation.
- Anticipate Repair Needs
We repair any appliance make or model, so you will not have to worry about finding a new repair company. Prices tend to fluctuate with newer, high-tech models, so it will be helpful to know what repair costs will be. There is lots of information online to help you.
As a Greater Boston and Boston North area customer, you can count on CS Appliance Service for all your appliance repair needs regardless of model. Our experienced technicians will assist you in quickly determining the problem and the best, most cost-effective solution. Call us at (781) 953-9600 to schedule a service call, or visit us on Facebook to receive more tips like this.