When you’re trying to lose weight, you need your weighing scale to be as accurate as possible. After all, how would you know you’re getting lighter if your scale is not working properly. With that, we’ll share with you some of the signs your scale is broken.
You get inconsistent scale readings
This is one of the most obvious signs your scale is broken and need to be replaced. When you typically weigh the same on a normal basis and your scale suddenly shows significant weight readings, you may need to examine it further.
You get unstable readings
When you’re standing on your scale and it doesn’t stop to give you a stable reading, there’s probably a problem with its digital indicator.
You get unclear readings
When segments of your scale’s display are burnt out, you’ll have a hard time seeing the numbers of your scale. And when you can’t see the numbers, you won’t be able to determine your current weight.
There’s presence of rust
When the components of your scale get in contact with water or chemicals, they begin to degrade and malfunction. This mechanical issue can make it hard for you to get an accurate reading even if you’re weighing yourself at the right time.