I got my table saw second hand several years ago. It came with a general purpose blade which has served me well without cleaning or sharpening until recently. I made what I now realize is a mistake in trying to rip some primed lumber. The blade now binds and the saw stalls, even after cleaning it carefully. Did I ruin the blade? I can't really complain if the time has come to replace it. Are sharpening services economical? I can buy a new blade for $10-30 and I imagine sharpening isn't cheap.
closed as off-topic by Daniel Griscom, mmathis, Tyson, Tester101 May 1 '18 at 15:12
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It's probably more economical to replace blades than sharpen them in your case. Sending blades out to be sharpened makes more sense for higher cost blades. Forrest's, for example, start around $100 so paying $30 to have them sharpened is quite a big savings over replacement. High quality melamine blades and stacked dados are even further into nosebleed pricing.