How safe are your appliances in your home? Are they in good repair? Do you even know? Many homeowners don’t give much attention to them until they stop working, but considering how much money your appliances cost and how inconvenient it is to be without them, you would do well to pay attention to them.
There are a few things that you can do to take good care of your appliances. One of the most important things you can do is to ensure good air-flow around your appliance. Without air-flow, your appliances can take damage over time, overheat, or even cause a fire in a worst-case scenario.
If you were to damage the cables of an appliance, maybe by pushing back an appliance and having it roll over its cord, you will need to have them replaced as soon as possible, since it can cause electrocution or a fire.
If your appliances are getting old, it is usually better to replace them than trying to squeeze as much out of them as possible. Just imagine what you would do if your fridge gave out and you have nowhere to store your food.