What should you do if you are having issues with an appliance? When the fridge is running a little warm or the dryer stops producing heat, the entire flow of your everyday life can get thrown out of whack. Many will throw their appliance away and go out and buy a brand new one without even considering if the it could be fixed. In this post, we’ll answer the question of “Repair or Replace?” for the most common household appliances. Things to Consider What is the Appliance’s Life Expectancy? Knowing if your appliance is still in the prime of its life or if it is nearing its last days is crucial when deciding whether to toss it or fix it. The National Association of Home Builders has estimates for the.