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How Long Should Your Appliances Last?

Keep your home buddies in mint condition and know when to have it replaced

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Photography: Vincent Coscolluela

Aside from spending on furniture, we also make it a point to invest a good amount of cash in appliances that can make home life easier. From TV sets and washing machines, to AC units and refrigerators, we're always on the lookout for the latest model with top-of-the-line features. It's good to keep in mind that a hefty price tag doesn't necessarily mean that you can use it for a long time. Regular maintenance and dealing with minor problems can extend the life of your must-haves and keep these in tip-top shape.

Most appliances last up to 10 years with proper care. To help you make the most of your appliances at home, we've rounded up tips and reminders that may come in handy:

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