Should I get insurance for my 7 year old tumble dryer?

Hello,
I bought a Beko heat pump tumble dryer in 2017. It was expensive at the time (over £300) and still works well. I wonder if it is worth insuring still, or if it is considered too old?
Thank you for your answers.

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  • born_again
    born_again Posts: 13,684
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    MSE would say that put a amount away each month that the insurance would cost. Which can go towards a new one, as odds on may not get parts for the old one.
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  • Spoutnik
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    Thank you. That's a good point.
  • Jaybee_16
    Jaybee_16 Posts: 418
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    Depends on the T&C's really. I had a 6 year old Hotpoint freezer which stopped working. Phoned Hotpoint service and they recommended I took out a service plan with Domestic & General as the cost was comparable to a one-off call out. 

    Hotpoint sent local contractors to repair but it would fail again fairly soon after. Read the T&C's which stated that after six attempts at a repair I would be entitled to a replacement. Well they had more than 6 goes at repairing it so I claimed a new freezer which was agreed by them. Result. 
  • TELLIT01
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    Check the cost of the policy against the cost of replacing the dryer in the next few years and see which is the better value.
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