Pasadena Appliance Repair Reveals Life Expectancy of Common Appliances

Pasadena Appliance Repair Reveals Life Expectancy of Common Appliances

Pasadena, CA – “When an appliance breaks down, one of the most common questions homeowners face is to repair, or to replace,” explained Pasadena appliance repair service Perfection Appliance Repair. There are instances when an appliance seems to be working but not in its best state, such as the refrigerator running with reduced coolness, or the dishwasher leaving some of its contents unclean.

When this happens, homeowners are led to make either a repair or a replacement decision, something that will affect their finances and lifestyle for a stretch of time. There is, however, a key to finding out what to employ between the two options. Pasadena’s Perfection Appliance Repair ( shares the key points to consider before making the final decision.

“Knowing when you first bought the appliance is one hint,” shares the service provider in their blog, “Every machine has a certain life expectancy, wherein they work best for a period and will require replacement beyond that.”

Excluding top-of-the-line appliances, rough lifespan averages for a household appliances are

Ovens and Gas Stoves: 20 years
Range Hoods: 14 years
Electric Stoves: 20 Years
Refrigerators: 14 years
Freezers: 15 years
Dishwashers: 10 years
Washing Machines: 10 years
Dryers: 13 years
Garbage Disposals / Trash Bins: 13 years
Installed Microwaves: 10 years

The company notes that all figures are approximate and can vary greatly upon many different factors.

Within these serviceable years, it makes sense to repair the appliances and bring them back to their best working state. The cost to repair and service an appliance is less than half the cost of the official price of the unit. There are also instances when warranties still apply; something homeowners can make use to minimize the repair cost.

“It is advisable to check the appliance’s user manual before the repair. If the appliance is quite dated, they can check whether the manufacturers keep replacement parts for a minimum of 10 years after the manufacturing date of the unit,” Perfection Appliance Repair summarizes.

About Pasadena Appliance Repair: Perfection Appliance Repair provides service for various appliance types and brands in and around Pasadena, including Glendale, Burbank, South Pasadena, East Pasadena, La Crescenta, Montrose, Sierra Madre, Altadena, La Canada Flintridge, Arcadia, San Marin, San Gabriel, Monrovia, Temple City, El Monte, South El Monte, Avocado Heights, Montebello, Monterey Park, Alhambra, South San Gabriel, and the surrounding San Gabriel Valley.  For more information about how Perfection helps repair home and office appliances, call (626) 243-7088 or visit

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