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Easy Ways to Save Big on Appliances

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Are you in need of a new appliance, such as a refrigerator or dishwasher? Are you interested in buying an entire package, such as a washer and dryer?

It doesn’t matter how many appliances you’re buying, there are tips you can follow to save a load of money.

The first thing you need to do is change your mindset. Don’t assume that the only way to purchase appliances is to visit a big box store, review what’s on the floor, and make your selection.

While this may be the best approach in the end, you don’t want to go down this path until you first consider other options.

Here are several steps you can take to save:

•    Search for open-box specials. These are exactly what they sound like: appliances that are no longer in the box, but instead on display in the store. While these appliances may not be 100 percent new, they’re pretty close to it. Best yet, open-box specials can save you up to 50 percent (or maybe even more).
•    Buy damaged appliances. Before you shut down this idea, you should first take a closer look at what it means. Damaged doesn’t necessarily mean the appliance doesn’t work. Damaged could mean something as simple as a door handle that’s missing or a scratch in an inconspicuous place.
•    Find a cash for appliances program in your area. Did you know there are programs that pay you money for your old appliances, as long as you’re buying new ones? Talk to a sales associate at the store where you’re purchasing your appliances. They should be able to provide you with all the information you need to take advantage.

There are many other ways to save big on appliances – such as shopping online – but these three steps will put you on the right track in no time.

When was the last time you purchased a new appliance? Were you able to secure a good deal? Do you look back and wonder why you overpaid?

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Frank on Thursday, 30 August 2018 09:29

My wife and I purchased a washer/dryer from Sears. We got a huge deal because they are going out of business. However the delivery was a pain in the butt!

My wife and I purchased a washer/dryer from Sears. We got a huge deal because they are going out of business. However the delivery was a pain in the butt!
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