Tips for buying a used dishwasher. Often they can be a real bargain, just make sure you are buying one with no known problems.
Buying a dishwasher from a homeowner, as opposed to a retailer of used appliances, will be your least expensive option. But it does come with a risk. Appliances are “as is” – and won’t have had a general inspection that a refurbisher would do. There also won’t be any sort of warranty with your purchase, and you will likely be responsible for transportation. So, there is a bit of a roll of the dice when buying from another homeowner. However, sometimes the dishwasher might be just what you need and the price too good to pass up. Here are a few things to keep in mind when purchasing a used dishwasher.
State of the dishwasher: Once you’ve identified a potential dishwasher and transportation, you’ll want to go and inspect the machine first hand. There are a few things you should be on the lookout for when you arrive at the vendor’s place:
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