9 Times You Should Replace Rather Than Repair Home Appliances – BobVila.com

Sometimes, a major issue with an appliance is obvious. When your clothes are still wet after a full dryer cycle, and you’ve already cleaned the dryer vent pipe, or your dishwasher won’t run, it’s clear that there’s a problem that needs to be addressed. Other times, however, an appliance’s performance has just slowly worsened over the years. This is likely a sign that while it technically may be functional, it’s probably best to start researching replacements.