One dilemma that many face these days is what to do when a home appliance breaks down or goes on the fritz. Of course, for many people the initial inclination is to phone and call Joe Anastasio at 905-359-3357, or another repair person and have the machine fixed. On the other hand, many people merely go out and have the busted appliance replaced with a new unit.
But in rality, there are some factors that you do need to take into consideration when deciding whether to repair or to replace a home appliance that is not working correctly. Perhaps the most important factor to take into consideration is price.
Many home appliances are now priced in such a manner that is you have owned and utilized the equipment for an extended period of time it makes more economic sense merely to go out and purchase a replacement product. For example, many elementary clothes washer and dryer units are now priced in many countries around the world at fairly reasonable rates. In other words, the cost of repairing a failing used appliance may be such that you actually save money in the greater scheme of things by making the purchase of a new unit.
On the other hand, many make very significant investments in their home appliances. For examples, there are some that are paying tens of thousands of dollars to equip their kitchens with the latest home appliances. In fact, many people are paying for a refrigerator the price of a decent automobile. If you have paid a significant amount of cash to purchase home appliances for your residence, you naturally will want to give serious consideration to having the item repaired.
Some actually become attached to a particular home appliance — particularly those associated with the kitchen. If that’s the case, and if repair costs are not outlandish, it does make sense to have the broken appliance repaired rather than replaced.
We at Anastasio’s Appliance Repairs run into these issues on a daily basis and when asked we give our best advice. However, repairing is our expertise, and in most cases it is better and far less expensive than buying new.
We repair and replace parts for most, if not all appliances in your home including KitchenAid, Jenn Aire, Sears-Kenmore (important because of the demise of Sears Canada), Whirlpool, Maytag, GE Moffat, Electrolux, Magic Chef, Frigidaire, Huebsch, Bosch and others. We’ve been in business since 1986, and will be pleased to assist you whenever of have the need.