Today, almost everyone is searching for the best ways to save money and time. One of the ways you can save money is by having a local appliance repair company help you get more out of your home appliances. It might surprise a large percentage of today's consumers to discover that almost all of the appliances that you use in your home and office are able to be repaired when they begin to malfunction. Instead of buying a new, expensive washer and dryer set all that these old appliances may need is a repair to a switch or a plug. In some cases the fix may be as easy as cleaning a vent or drainage pipe. With routine maintenance and professional repairs you could make a washer and dryer last for 10-20 years or perhaps even longer. You can also save money by purchasing used appliances at a very low cost and then calling a local appliance repair person to restore the set to a "like new" condition. For many years consumers have adopted the mind set of a "disposable" society. Even though they had paid good money for a washer/dryer, kitchen stove, freezer, toaster or refrigerator it seemed acceptable to discard the item once a problem developed. In many instances the problem may have been just a minor leak or a squeaky noise that was noted. Instead of calling an appliance repair company millions of people would consign the item to the garage, an out building or haul it off to the city dump.