These Are the Best Places to Score Savings on Kitchen Appliances
After all, your fridge doesn't last forever.
The problem with kitchen appliances is that, no matter how much you invest in them, they all have to be replaced eventually. According to Sears, refrigerators and dishwashers have a typical lifespan of 10 to 13 years, while gas ranges and stovetops tend to last about 15 years.
But just because the devices in your kitchen need to replaced doesn't mean you need to plunder your savings replacing them. Of course, appliances are no inexpensive expense, but there are places you can shop to keep your credit card bills low. Keep reading to find out where to go to save money on everything you need for the perfect kitchen.
Since the 1960s, US Appliance has been supplying inexpensive appliances to homeowners all over America. Because the company keeps their costs low, they are able to sell brand name appliances—think LG, KitchenAid, Samsung, and more—at prices that are difficult to compete with.
Though it's not the Swedish store's most popular section, Ikea actually does have a small but strong selection of Whirlpool-made kitchen appliances. In fact, when Consumer Reports tested out some of the retailer's dishwashers, microwaves, and ovens, they concluded that a number of the offerings were satisfactory, some even enough so to warrant a recommendation.
On Goedeker's, you'll find savings on top of savings with free shipping and delivery to boot. Current rebate offers include up to $1,200 back when you purchase certain GE kitchen packages, up to $2,600 back when you purchase specific Fisher & Paykel kitchen packages, a free appliance with the purchase of qualifying Bertazzoni kitchen packages, and a free Electrolux dishwasher when you purchase other Electrolux products.
When major retailers need to liquidate their stock, they give their new and out-of-box appliances to Sears Outlet to off-load on sale. If you don't mind buying out-of-season items, then you can shop at the store and buy items from brands like Kenmore, GE Appliances, Whirlpool, and KitchenAid for as much as 50 percent off.
Refrigerators, dishwashers, microwaves—whatever appliances you need, you'll find them being sold (and on sale, no less)—at Lowe's. Plus, not only are the products priced well, but local delivery is also free on any major appliance orders over $396.
Though they only have one brick-and-mortar location, Abt still managed to be Consumer Reports' favorite appliances retailer in 2018. "It earns top marks for every factor we measure—price, selection, service, in-store atmosphere, website usability, and shipping/delivery," the editors wrote about the store. And if you need to buy new appliances to outfit your entire kitchen, then the retailer has special bundles that can save you thousands—yes, thousands—of dollars.
Best Buy has some of the best prices out there on big and small appliances alike. Depending on what you're in the market for, you can easily pick up a few appliances at the store and save hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars. Plus, Best Buy has a price match guarantee, so if you find a product in the store being sold somewhere else at a lower price, then you can bring it to the retailer's attention and they will honor that smaller price tag.
Yes, the Everything Store sells everything you could ever possibly need to be well-equipped in the kitchen—appliances included. Throughout the Kitchen & Dining section, you'll find everything from vacuum sealers for 40 percent off to coffeemakers for nearly 60 percent off at any given time.
If price is your main concern, then Costco can't be beat. In Consumer Reports' appliances analysis, the warehouse ranked right alongside Abt for having the best bang for your buck. Plus, "Costco is the most generous retailer when it comes to offering… free extras," the editors noted. "Almost 90 percent of major appliance purchases from Costco are shipped free… and 83 percent of Costco buyers get free installation."
Whirlpool Outlet Store
If you've always wanted a Whirlpool appliance in your home, then consider checking out the Whirlpool Outlet Store. Per its website, the retailer "delivers greater savings on overstocked or closeout appliances that are new, in-the-box with the original manufacturer warranty included." At the moment, available deals include a heavy-duty dishwasher for $224 and a $1,700 fridge for under $1,000.
Surprisingly, you can save money on kitchen appliances by shopping at none other than Macy's. The best savings are found at the department store during special sale holidays like Black Friday, when small appliances like blenders, coffee makers, and juicers get marked down so significantly that they're practically being given away.
P.C. Richard & Son
After more than 100 years in business, it's little surprise that P.C. Richard & Son has earned itself a reputation for being a reliable appliances retailer. Whether you're shopping online or visiting one of the retailer's 66 locations across the United States, you're bound to find a microwave, stovetop, or steam oven that falls within your price range.
The Home Depot doesn't just sell tools and construction products. At every store, there is a section stocked with refrigerators, stoves, and other kitchen appliances, many of which boast unbelievable price cuts. And if you're not satisfied with the prices being offered, you can use Home Depot's Low Price Guarantee to get a better deal on whatever you're looking to purchase.
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