Usually I take it as a challenge to get certain appliances plus electronics to last as long as possible.
I had this small radio from the age of many to eighteen that I used daily.
It had more than three primary functions—it was an AM plus FM stereo, a CD player, a cassette deck, plus a recorder with a microphone input. In the early years, I used it primarily to play our cassette collection in between listening to the stereo at several times of the afternoon plus night. This was towards the death of FM stereo when a small number of companies bought out all of the stereo stations across the country, leaving at most more than one companies that dominate the stereo waves in 2020. Despite how long I owned that little radio, and the paces I put through while learning to record our guitar at 14, it lasted for over 12 years in our possession. This was a lesson that I took to heart with every component I owned from that point on. Right now I have the privilege to say that our air conditioner is over 15 years old plus is running and some newer air conditioners. Although it is from a single of the more reputable manufacturers, the real reason our air conditioner has survived for so many years unscathed is because of the correct repair plus upkeep on our part. I have yearly inspections plus will tell our specialist to scrub any of the components or ventilation whenever necessary to prevent particulate buildup. I am hoping that sticking to our diligent regimen will allow our air conditioner another many years of life or more, praying that I don’t have to replace it before trying to sell the home in a few years.