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Should You Repair Your Dishwasher?

Should You Repair Your Dishwasher?

Call Landers Appliance if you’re stuck with an uncooperative dishwasher!

When something goes awry with the dishwasher time and again, it can be incredibly frustrating. At the very least, you may be puzzled over why your dishes are always coming out foggy or stained, despite using the correct detergent. Landers Appliance is here for your major appliance needs in central Maryland. If you are considering whether it’s worth it to repair your dishwasher, take a look at these factors to make your choice.


The average lifespan of a dishwasher is generally ten years. This number may be slimmer than for older models, but newer versions can achieve a better clean more efficiently. If your dishwasher is around ten years old, it may be better to replace it. Otherwise, you may expect to continually repair it until it goes out, which could be expensive. 


If your dishwasher warranty still applies, don’t throw out your current appliance. Within the first few years of ownership, different dishwasher brands include coverage for defective parts should they break down the machine. You may need to call an appliance repairman to determine if it is the manufacturer’s fault. If so, you can repair your dishwasher for free. Some brands, such as Bosch, Whirlpool, and GE, have lifetime warranties for specific parts, mainly the door liner or the inner door and tub.

Repair Cost

There may come a time when it is more worth it to replace your dishwasher rather than repair it. One of the most obvious factors that will signal this to you is when the repair cost is the same or greater than buying a replacement. If the type of repair is major and not covered by warranty, it may be better to buy new. This is also the case if you expect to repair it more than once a year. The bright side of tossing out the old is that you can upgrade to a dishwasher with better, newer design and features

Know Before You Call

A Landers Appliance repairman is happy to help you with your puzzling dishwasher problem. Before you call, however, you can check to see whether it is not an easy fix. Is hot, fresh water available for the dishwasher? Are you using the right detergent? Are you loading the dishes in the best way? If you need assistance with your dishwasher, call Landers Appliance today!

Contact Landers Appliance Today!

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