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Nearly every time a major appliance or electrical gadget breaks, I find myself wondering if spending money to replace the item is a better choice than spending money to repair it. In addition to the financial factor, there are several others to consider:
'TheGreenGuide' offers a quick reference and explanations for their recommendations in online article: Repair or Replace. This is definitely worth reading and bookmarking for future reference.