Best Appliance Stores in Seattle

July 17, 2012 11:15 AM

In today’s world, you can buy appliances everywhere, including local malls and warehouse stores. But, if you want real individual attention and have a desire to help support your local community, you may want to consider shopping at an independent dealer. Here are five of the best local appliance stores with good reputations in the Seattle area.
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Metropolitan Appliance
1749 S. 1st Ave.
Seattle, WA 98134
(206) 623-8811

The Freedman family has been operating the Metropolitan Appliance store for more than 60 years. They know that shoppers are looking for appliances that not only look good, but will last for many years. The company offers professional delivery, installation and will even haul off your old appliances so that the only left for you to do is enjoy your new kitchen, patio or laundry room. This is the place to find everything from new fridges and cooktops to grills and washer/dryers. All products come “factory fresh” with full manufacturer’s warranties. A special “New & Innovative” section of the store highlights the newest products, including the next generation of GE front-load laundry machines.

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Almvig’s Kitchen & Bath Home Center
6407 12th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 524-1242

While not a full appliance store, Almvig’s is the place to visit for the very best and newest kitchen appliances available today. Almvig’s features more than 30 different high end product brands, including LG, Bosch, Viking, Thermador, TurboChef and KitchenAid. Even better, Almvig’s has just opened a clearance center located on 6415 12th Ave. NE, just a few blocks from their original store. You can save 10 to 50 percent on close-outs, discounted models and “scratch and dents” for added ways to pinch pennies. In addition to appliances, you’ll also find everything you need to remodel your kitchen, including cabinets, countertops, lighting and plumbing. Delivery and installation services are available at both stores.

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Arnold’s Appliance
1625 132nd Ave.
Bellevue, WA 982005
(425) 454-7929

Arnold’s Appliance houses an enormous showroom featuring their products displayed in kitchen settings. Many of these setting are “hooked up live” so that you can actually operate them and get a good idea on how well they will work in your own home. Arnolds carries many innovative products from more than 40 different manufacturers, including outdoor kitchen appliances and cabinetry, beverage centers, and smaller appliances like garbage disposals and vacuum cleaners. The store features special promotions every month including instant rebates, extra savings and extended warranties.

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Wiseman’s Appliance and TV
2619 California Ave.
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 937-7400

Wiseman’s boasts of having a great selection with great prices and great service – and they have the customer reviews to prove it. The certified product specialists are dedicated to their customers and specialize in all types of appliances, including dishwashers, washing machines and dryers, refrigerators, microwaves and range hoods. In addition, they also feature a great selection of vacuums, appliance parts and televisions, too.

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Discount Appliance Warehouse
14325 Lake City Way
Seattle, WA 98125
(206) 362-2949

To get more bang for your buck, you may want to visit the Discount Appliance Warehouse. DAW sells new and reconditioned major appliance brands, including GE, Sub-Zero, Maytag, KitchenAid and others. They pride themselves for being a company you can depend on by being a source for not only sales, but dependable repair work as well. They keep a good inventory of specialty parts and work hard to not only receive your business, but to keep it, too.

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