When it comes time to remodeling your kitchen and deciding whether to update your appliances or not. Here’s a good rule of thumb to follow, especially if something goes wrong with your appliance. If it’s more than halfway through its lifespan and will cost half as much to repair as to replace, replace it. You may save headaches (and more repairs) in the long run. And upgrading your appliance to a newer model may be greener and save you some money, too. SemBro works with a several leading edge appliance manufactures that have options for all budgets.