Home appliances help make every-day life more convenient, but they can also add more headaches and stress when they need to be repaired or replaced.  With our appliances getting smarter and more devices connected in the home, it's important to learn about the latest appliance trends and where to turn if they need to be fixed. 

At Angie's List, we provide lots of how-to and DIY projects that can help you get started on a home or kitchen upgrade, including options on various appliances and features that can make your home more comfortable.  It's important to your research before hiring a professional for appliance repairs and always get at least 3 quotes before starting the work.  You can also be quickly matched with 3 local appliance repair pros near you to get the job done now.

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