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When to Consider Repairing Your Old Laptop

Tech - by Joe Weber - updated on 6/9/2023

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Laptops can be quite expensive, and sure, it can be tempting to just replace them when they start to wear down. However, there are a few reasons why you might want to consider repairing your laptop instead.

It's Cheaper

Battery replacements for your laptop are considerably cheaper than purchasing an entirely new laptop that can run well over $1,000. Especially if the battery is the only thing causing problems.

Battery replacement services at Batteries Plus are inexpensive, averaging only around $150 depending on the laptop, which is significantly less costly than a new laptop.

It's Better For The Environment

The manufacturing process to produce new laptops requires a lot of resources and energy, which can have a negative impact on the environment. By repairing your laptop, you can help to reduce your personal environmental impact.

Your Data Is Safer

When you choose to replace your laptop, you have to start from scratch and transfer all of your data over to the new one. This can be time-consuming and risky, and there's always the chance that you'll lose some of your data. By repairing your laptop, you can avoid all of this added work and keep your data safe.

You Are More Productive

When your laptop is broken, it can be very difficult to get anything done. You might have to find a way to work around the problem, or you might have to take time off from work or school to go shopping for a new one. Buying a new laptop can be a lengthy process to make sure you get one that meets all your needs.

Repairing your laptop can help you get back to your normal routine as quickly as possible with little interruption to your daily life.

When Is It Better to Buy A New Laptop?

Repairing your old laptop makes sense in many ways as we've learned above. But, are there some times when it really is just better to buy a new one? In short, yes. If your laptop is really old with many outdated pieces of hardware or your laptop has many components starting to fail, then it definitely could be time to consider a replacement.

However, if your old laptop is still in great condition apart from the battery not lasting as long as you'd like, it is absolutely worth replacing the battery and continuing to use your current laptop.

How Easy Is It to Have My Laptop Repaired at Batteries Plus?

Having your laptop battery replaced has never been easier at Batteries Plus. Schedule your repair online by searching for your laptop or stop into your local store to have one of our technicians find the right battery for you. Having your integrated battery replaced here at Batteries Plus also comes with a 6-month nationwide warranty. In the unlikely event that you have issues with your laptop battery after the repair is completed, bring it into any store across the country and we'll make it right.

Depending on the laptop, you may have a battery that you can replace yourself. Take a look at a large selection of user-replaceable laptop batteries that you can easily replace from the comfort of your home.

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