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01/30/2014 03:55 pm ET

How To Make 9 Pricey Home Appliances Last Longer

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With most major home appliances costing hundreds to thousands, it pays to get as many years of use from them as you can. Even though each product’s exact lifespan depends on the model, a little TLC goes a long way. From how often to clean them to which parts to keep tabs on, following the manufacturer’s care manual and referring to the tips that follow will save you big.

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