Canton, MI -- April 8, 2010 As many states prepare to kick off their “Cash for Appliances” rebate programs, online appliance parts retailer, RepairClinic.com, is responding to customer questions and concerns by offering more information about the programs, along with some common sense advice below. Many are unsure if they should participate in the program or hang on to the appliances they already have. After all, the purchase of a new appliance is a huge investment, and not a decision to be made lightly.
Cash for Appliances OverviewIn the new “Cash for Appliances” program, each state has been allocated a specific amount of money, based mostly on population, to be distributed to consumers who purchase new energy efficient appliances, known as “Energy Star” qualified appliances. The programs vary from state to state, including:
The U.S. Department of Energy website offers maps and charts detailing each state’s program, including how much you can save on each appliance type, participating vendors, how to recycle your old appliance, and more. Unfortunately, according to Consumer Reports, some states have already depleted all their funding and are no longer offering the rebates, especially the states where the rebates were “reserved” in advance, such as Ohio.
If you’re interested in this program, Repairclinic is offering some free advice to help you sort it all out:
If your current appliances are working just fine, or just need some simple repairs, it may make more sense to hang on to the appliance, along with your money.
Founded in Canton, Michigan, in 1999, RepairClinic.com® is the most comprehensive online resource for do-it-yourself home appliance repair help, including online appliance parts sales and detailed appliance repair information. The site features more than 80 appliance brands—including Kenmore, Whirlpool, Maytag, GE, Frigidaire, and LG—across 16 appliance types (e.g., washers, dryers, refrigerators, stoves, ovens, and dishwashers). Do-it-yourselfers use the helpful database, PartDetective®, to find the part they need or the leading-edge service, RepairGuru®, for free, customized repair help. Appliance parts are stocked in a 72,000 sq. ft. facility and shipped the same business day. Visit www.RepairClinic.com for more information.