We have a few tips to keep in mind if you are considering buying a used washing machine.
Your budget is tight and your washer has just konked out. You can’t justify the cost of a new washer, so you are considering buying a used washer. There are a few things to keep in mind if you’re going down that road, to help buy the best possible washer.
On the one hand, a used washer is going to cost next to nothing compared to a new one, but if it breaks, you're out of pocket for the repair expense. If something is about to break, neither you nor the seller is likely to know (unless you’re an appliance repair person). So, there is a gamble buying from a homeowner.
Here are a few things to consider if you’ve decided to buy a used model.
Visit in person: If after your research you think the washing machine has possibilities, visit in person. Look for the following:
These are a few tips for buying a used washer. Check out our other articles on the washers page for how to buy, sell and maintain your washer.