Refrigerators and Other Appliances Have Gotten Harder to Find in 2020

Back in March, it felt like everyone was stocking up on lots of food. Frozen foods, which could ostensibly help save us from having to go outside to feed ourselves for a while, were a particularly popular choice. While this panic buying led to all sorts of shortages at the time, supplies have rebounded to the point that there’s arguably too much meat on sale.

Refrigerators and Other Appliances Have Gotten Harder to Find in 2020

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Now, there’s been something of an unexpected shortage of a different kind that may not be resolved quite as easily: we’re running out of refrigerators. As NPR reports, 2020 has inspired an unexpected shortage of major appliances like microwaves, refrigerators, freezers, and even dishwashers.

As with other 2020 shortages, the story of appliances is a now-familiar tale of unexpected shifts to both supply and demand. Between pandemic-induced production complications

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Apple and Samsung Cement Standing at Top of PC Industry, Household Appliance Industry Hits Customer Satisfaction Low, ACSI Data Show | Region

ANN ARBOR, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 22, 2020–

Americans are spending more time on their personal computers at home after COVID-19 lockdowns made remote working, online education, and at-home entertainment the new normal. But while those needs contribute to higher demand for PCs, the longer-term impact remains to be seen.

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American customers are less satisfied with computer software, household appliance, and TVs & media players than last year. Satisfaction with PCs holds steady, with Apple and Samsung taking top spots. (Graphic: Business Wire)

After climbing 1.3% last year, customer satisfaction with personal computers – including desktops, laptops, and tablets – is steady at 78 (out of 100), according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI ® ) Household Appliance and Electronics Report 2019-2020.

Desktop computer users remain more satisfied (with an ACSI score of 80) than both laptop and tablet users,

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‘Appliance Amnesty Weekend’ collects old refrigerators, water heaters and more

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Not sure where to take that old refrigerator, air conditioner, water heater or stove? Montgomery County Environmental Services will host its bi-annual Appliance Amnesty Weekend, October 1-3, where county residents can dispose of old appliances free of charge.

With proof of residency, appliances such as refrigerators, air conditioners, water heaters and stoves will be accepted for free at the Montgomery County Solid Waste District Transfer & Recycling Facility located at 1001 Encrete Lane in Moraine.

Drop off dates and times are:

  • Thursday & Friday, October 1-2 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 3 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Montgomery County Environmental Services said it is proud to offer special disposal programs to residents to prevent illegal dumping, promote recycling and protect soil and waterways from pollution or contamination. With licensed technicians on site, refrigerants will be safely removed and properly disposed of. Metal components will

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Romanian Govt. ready to pay EUR 8.25 mln to those willing to replace old home appliances

Romanian Govt. ready to pay EUR 8.25 mln to those willing to replace old home appliances

Romania’s environment minister Costel Alexe announced a budget of RON 40 million (EUR 8.25 mln) for those willing to replace old, energy-consuming home appliances with greener ones.

The budget may be supplemented depending on the demand, Alexe said, Economica.net reported. The initial budget should serve 100,000 recipients.

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The new program finances the purchase of seven types of electrical and household appliances.

Vouchers worth RON 400 (EUR 82.5) will be granted for dishwashers, air conditioners, including portable ones, refrigerators, televisions, and tumble dryers. RON 300 (EUR 62) vouchers will be given for washing machines, while those who buy vacuum cleaners will receive RON 200 (EUR 40).

The vouchers will be electronic, and those who wish to get them will be able to register online and receive a registration number to present to the sellers

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Millennial Money: Home costs don’t stop at a down payment | Lifestyles

If you’re saving for your first home, there’s no shortage of advice out there – some of it questionable, even if you do have an avocado toast habit. Still, it’s true that your down payment may be the biggest check you ever write.

But once you move in, it’s also true that the cash tends to just keep flying out of your bank account like that money-with-wings emoji. If you drain your savings on closing day, you’ll have to delay furnishings or repairs, to say nothing of less-pressing cosmetic changes.

A sizable cash cushion makes the cost of owning a home more manageable. But even if you lack that cushion, it helps to at least know what to expect and what else you may need to finance or start saving for again. Here’s what I learned.

1. THINGS WILL BREAK

I’ve lost count of the handymen, electricians and plumbers who

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Relaxing Steam Sauna, Hot Tub At $1.1M Ellicott City Home

ELLICOTT CITY, MD — Stroll up the walkway leading to the beautiful stone-front home sitting on one acre in the Buckskin Ridge community and step inside to an elegant two-story foyer. Beyond the entrance stretches seamless hardwood flooring and elliptical archways paired with fluted columns. The study stays cozy with a woodburning fireplace and built-in bookcases. Crown molding accents the formal dining room along with chair railing and an elegant fireplace with a cream stone surround.



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The primary bathroom has a luxury bath with a soaking tub, oversized glass enclosed shower with seating and an extended dual vanity​.

The gourmet kitchen has a four-person tiered island with a sink, a five-burner gas cooktop, granite counters and a wine storage area. Stainless appliances include dual wall ovens and a French door refrigerator along with a breakfast nook. An impressive tray ceiling highlights the spacious primary suite that includes two

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Best Wayfair Way Day Appliance Deals 2020: What To Shop

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Now that Amazon Prime Day is approaching on the horizon (less than a month away), it seems that all major retailers are holding their own version of shopping events. Home goods giant Wayfair is throwing its own two-day celebration, Way Day. From September 23 to 24, Wayfair will be discounting items up to 80% across the site (plus free shipping on everything). For those looking for Wayfair Way Day appliance deals, we’ve got you covered.  We’ve highlighted the 10 best deals you can find to spruce up your home in advance of the coming holidays. We’re all spending more time at home these days so why not let your Pinterest ideas come to life.

It’s the season of gift-buying and promotions – Amazon Prime Day is next, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday follow shortly thereafter

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5 Sustainable Ways to Keep Your Home Cool

Even though it’s August, summer isn’t over. That means high heat and humidity for at least one more month.


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Even though it’s August, summer isn’t over. That means high heat and humidity for at least one more month. It’s not always easy to stay cool — especially if you don’t have an AC unit to provide relief on 90-degree days. Fortunately, you can use other methods that won’t hurt your bank account. They’re a lot better for the planet, too.

Here are a few eco-friendly ways to avoid the heat.

1. Try New Window Treatments

Any windows that face south receive intense sunlight throughout the day. It’s essential to block out additional heat if you want to keep those rooms cool — and sunlight equals heat. That’s why window treatments provide a handy way to provide shade indoors.

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Motorola to foray into ‘Smart Home Appliances’ segment in India with Flipkart



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Motorola and Flipkart has announced that the companies are entering into the smart home appliances category in India. With new offerings including washing machines, refrigerators, and air conditioners, Flipkart will strengthen Motorola’s premium brand proposition in the country just like they previously did for Motorola-branded Smart TVs and home audio products.

“With a journey spanning nearly 100 years of trailblazing innovation, Motorola has stood for many firsts and has always believed in delivering innovation that matters. Continuing this legacy, we are thrilled to announce our range of smart home appliances in India with Flipkart. With this truly smart and revolutionary range of refrigerators, washing machines, and air conditioners, we aim to deliver a wide range of transformative experiences for the Indian consumers,” said Prashanth Mani, Country Head and Managing Director, Motorola Mobility.

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