The lifespan of most home appliances may vary depending on the model and kind of item. However, there are some universal tips that may help you to extend the life of your appliances! So you’ve spent a few extra bucks on that refrigerator, or washing machine… At the end of the day, you needed them; and if you went a little over budget because of design or functionality, you won’t regret it in the long run. It’s better to spend a few extra dollars on an eco home appliance; because you’ll see great savings in your energy bill and you’ll have the peace of mind you’re doing your part for Mother Nature! It’s also a good thing to go a little over budget for that stainless steel black appliance, or.