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Maximizing your product’s lifespan with product protection

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Whether it’s a fancy new gadget or a much-needed kitchen appliance, we all invest in different things to improve our efficiency at home and make our lives easier. However, when things start to malfunction or break unexpectedly, it can feel like your entire day is doomed and dismantled.

When you invest a decent amount of money in something, you want to make it last for as long as possible. Even if your beloved coffee maker has an average product lifespan of five years, you never know when something could go wrong. That’s where a product protection plan comes in.

Product protection can help ensure you're covered in case of things like accidents, breaks, spills, and other damage to your items. When you subscribe to Mulberry Unlimited, you can get coverage for all your online purchases under the same product protection plan, for just $9.99 a month.

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What is a product protection plan?

A product protection plan provides you with coverage against unforeseen events and damage. It helps you ensure the longevity of your products by covering repair and replacement costs for as many years as you desire.

Although many people might hesitate to purchase an extended product warranty, it’s worth considering, especially for more expensive products, and the ones you rely on for your daily routine. The coverage goes well beyond a standard manufacturer’s warranty, so you’ll always have an elevated sense of security.

Why is a manufacturer’s warranty not enough?

The most common type of product protection out there is a manufacturer’s warranty, which comes with the purchase of your product. However, it’s important to be aware that this coverage comes with a lot of limitations.

Typically, a manufacturer’s warranty only lasts for a short period of time—often limited to just one year or even less. So, if your product breaks down after that time is up, you’ll be left with the expense of repairs and/or replacements. Relying on a manufacturer’s warranty only reduces the potential product lifespan of your appliances, electronics, and other items.

The average lifespan of common household products

  • Dishwashers. You might get up to a decade or more out of your dishwasher, but it’s very likely that you’ll need to repair and replace certain parts over time, such as a leaky hose or malfunctioning control panel.
  • Laundry machines. The life of your washer and dryer will depend on household usage, and typically averages out to around ten years. Again, there’s a good chance you’ll need to have someone perform repairs and maintenance during that time.
  • Small kitchen appliances. Things like microwaves and toaster ovens can often last up to ten years, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be without incident. From unexpected malfunctions to drops and other damage, you can never be too careful, especially with the appliances you use on a regular basis.

Where to find custom product protection

Life can be stressful enough as it is, so don’t make it more complicated by leaving yourself vulnerable to expenses you can avoid. However, you also don’t want to just jump in and accept whatever product warranty is offered to you.

For the best value on the market, subscribe to Mulberry Unlimited, and get access to market-leading, affordable product protection for all your items!

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We are on a mission to help consumers protect everything they buy. Mulberry is an innovative product protection platform that enables businesses to seamlessly embed a customized protection program, delivering a unique user benefit for customers.

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