Ways to Save Money Buying Appliances

Are you moving into your new house and need to buy new appliances? Or you are tired of your old dryer or washer and desperately need an upgrade? Well, home appliances are unquestionably the necessities of a home. They are designed to assist us in our daily household chores and make our lives easier. However, appliances are also known to be highly expensive regardless whether one buys a top end model or a cheap one. As a result, saving money when buying new appliances is a common goal shared by chores of people across the globe.

Here are some useful tips to save money when buying appliances –

Look for older models – newer models are launched every day, as a result the older models are treated outdated and are marked down as a measure to clear off inventories. Buying old models is a great way to make potential savings.

Combine function and try to purchase multifunction models – while this does apply for all appliances but in certain cases, you can find multifunction models efficiently performing each and every function. For instance, instead of buying a washer and dryer separate, buying a washer cum dryer. This way the number of appliances to be brought is reduced and savings are made.

Dent and scratch appliances – Most of the retailers have a stock of appliances that have been sustained with few scratches or dent while in transit or merely lying in the showroom. These damaged pieces can easily be brought for attractive bargains. However, ensure that the damage in terms of scratches or dent is superficial and does not affect the performance of the appliance.You could purchase a new malfunctioning dishwasher for quite cheap, buying the necessary replacement parts at a site like this one if you don’t mind rolling your sleeves up a little bit. Ideally, however, you will ensure that the damage is in terms of superficial scratches or dents and does not affect the performance of the appliance.

Look for discounts and offers – different brands and manufacturers promote varied discounts and offers from time to time. The offers promoted can be in terms of money, freebies and extra goods also.

Package deals – if you are completely renovating your kitchen, and you need to buy several appliances then do not purchase each piece from the cheapest place. Instead, consider them purchasing from one store and ask for a package deal. Negotiate the package deal to make potential savings.

Ask for free delivery or shipping – Many retailers charge extra for delivery or shipping so asking for free delivery or shipping shall allow saving few dollars. In addition, most of the retailers do not hesitate to offer free delivery if requested.



Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on March 4th, 2011

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