Getting the Most Out of Kitchen Workhorses

In these economic times, a lot of folks are less inclined to buy something new if they can make do with what they have. That's even true of major kitchen appliances, which obviously need to be in excellent running condition. At some point, however, the cost of repairing the appliance outweighs replacement. Here's what you need to know to get your money's worth from your home's workhorses. -- By Denise Difulco, Special to The Washington Post

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