When an appliance breaks down, it’s normal to contemplate simply replacing it instead of getting it repaired. For most, it all comes down to that hypothetical price tag; if purchasing a new and inexpensive dishwasher won’t cost you much more than having your broken dishwasher repaired, why not splurge?
Home chefs and pizza enthusiasts know the struggle of searching for the right at-home pizza oven. There are outdoor pizza ovens, but those are inconvenient and only available to people with enough room in their backyard to put an entire outdoor kitchen appliance. Indoor pizza ovens pose the problem of being substantially ventilated and are generally difficult to integrate into an already existent kitchen design.
Before you go out and get yourself a discount appliance, it may make sense to consider greener appliance options that will be more expensive upfront, but ultimately save you more money on your energy or water bill over time.
Swedish home furnishing and appliance mogul IKEA recently paired up with Whirlpool to create a line of low-cost appliances that fit snugly into any contemporary kitchen and offer that same IKEA-only five-year warranty.