Chances are, you’re a big fan of your microwave. It’s the hero of late-night popcorn snacks, speedy meals, and leftover feasts. The least you can do for this handy cooking tool is to treat it well so that it’ll last you as long as possible. “Your microwave’s life expectancy is about nine to ten years, but this is when you maintain your microwave without causing early damage before the life expectancy is up,” according to Mika Kujapelto, CEO and Founder of LaptopUnboxed. Avoid these risky actions and your microwave will be around for years to come.
11 ways you’re shortening the life of your microwave
If you take good care of your microwave, it could last you as long as a decade. But if you're guilty of these behaviours, you might be on track to replacing it.
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