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Why It's Important to Upgrade Appliances

Picture this: you’re using your washer from 1996, just like a normal day — and suddenly it begins to make the strangest of noises. Upon further inspection, you realize that it is officially broken. Before this happens to you, it’s important to upgrade your appliances. Don’t see the benefits? Let us explain:

Much More Energy Efficient

When certain appliances were manufactured years ago, they were built for the standards of that time. With that being said, a washing machine from 2003 may be completely insufficient compared to a washing machine manufactured in 2018. Additionally, sometimes an older appliance will use more energy to operate, which will raise your electric bill to incredible heights. Before your old unit spins its last load of laundry, it may be wise to invest in a brand new machine!

Less of a Safety Hazard

Another reason why it’s a great idea to upgrade your appliances is that it may be less of a safety hazard. Sometimes appliances from years ago were manufactured a certain way that could conflict with safety regulations of today. This could ultimately result in either a damaged unit or an electrical fire. If you feel that your unit might be a safety hazard, then it’s best to start shopping for a new, safer unit!

A Great Investment

Let’s face it: the more money you invest in a product, the longer it will last — and this certainly applies to appliances. If you’re looking to obtain a dishwasher that will be running for the next twenty years, then it’s wise to look into a unit that’s built for practicality and durability. Of course, just because the appliance is expensive doesn’t mean it will last for an eternity — but it will be a much better bet than an older appliance!

Offer More Functions

Have a washing machine that only offers two types of rinse cycles? With advancements in modern technology, you can now obtain a unit that will offer gentle washes, stain removal washes and more, which will cater to your every laundry need! It’s quite exciting — and could be the solution to those long, grueling laundry days, thanks to quick wash options!

If you have any problems with your home plumbing, heating or cooling, and you prefer to forgo the DIY route, our technicians are here to help! Visit our website to learn more about the services that we offer here at Pipe Wrench Plumbing, Heating & Cooling — or you can call (865) 518-7008 to speak with a representative directly.