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We at A&B Family Appliances have been working night and day to move into our new location next to Benny’s on Kingstown Road in Wakefield.  We’ve worked hard for this move and expansion, and now that we’re finally settling in, we’re excited to share the fruits of our labor with you during A&B’s Grand Opening family celebration.

Now, let’s celebrate!

Join us on Friday, June 30th and see what the hubbub about our new location is all about.  Now that we have four times more space, you’ll be able to see and touch a wider variety of products, get a sense of what your kitchen will look like with your new appliances, and take home your purchases right away (or schedule delivery at your convenience with the best delivery team in southern New England).

We’ll be grilling, partying and giving away great prizes and deep discounts all day long, so whether you are in the market for a new appliance, want to avoid turning on the oven, or are for a celebration, please come on down.

 

What’s a family celebration that’s fun for all ages

As a thank you for all of the support our friends, family, and customers have provided throughout the years, we will be celebrating Friday afternoon with great discounts, raffles, food and fun for the entire family. The best part? It’s free! We’ll be barbecuing, and offering storewide discounts throughout the event, and are giving away a grand prize 60” plasma TV! So don’t miss out!

Hope to see you then!

Details: Grand Opening Celebration Friday, June 30th 1-5pm

A&B Family Appliances 684 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield, RI 02879

401 284-4108

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Comments Off on Save time, money, and your sanity—Tips for organizing your fridge

It’s summer, and that means it’s time to open the backyard patio, fire up the grill, and entertain! It also means refrigerator organization time—a simple practice that saves time, money, and your sanity.

Although many of us focus on outdoor preparation, grill safety, and tips for sweet and savory recipes, what most of us forget is the most important player in the summer entertainment game—your refrigerator.

Don’t forget the fridge

Without your trusty fridge, how would you keep your food fresh?  Where would you store leftovers?  And how would you get an endless supply of fresh ice?  

Even more important than that, however, is keeping your food fresh, and making sure you don’t forget about that expensive hunk of cheese until it starts rotting in the back of a drawer.  Sometimes, it’s just easier to leave the mess alone than to go through all of your expired food. But it doesn’t have to be that way – you can take control of your food storage space in the fridge very quickly if you really put your mind to it.

Developing a plan to keep your refrigerator organized means you won’t need to deal with a giant mess every few months.

Here’s some tips on organizing and maintaining the integrity of your fridge this summer:

Use your refrigerator’s built-in flexibility

Take advantage of movable racks, crisper drawers, and temperature-controlled compartments to keep your food organized, and save space.

Manage expiration dates

In addition to keeping sooner-expiring items in the front, you can make sure things don’t spoil before they’re used by tracking dates. You can do this with a magnet board, on your mobile device, or even on your shopping list. Touch screens on newer refrigerators also offer…

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Trust A&B: Refrigerator organization is only half the battle

Trust A&B to help you find the perfect fridge with all the space and compartments you need to keep your food fresh and organized. Our favorite brand? Maytag, because it has a ten-year warranty on the compressor, and it’s assembled in the USA. Also, Maytag is, historically a well-respected brand.  

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Spring was a bit chilly and wet, but summer is finally here!  Be ready for the really good weather when it comes. Whether it’s having that first cookout or barbecue, or having guests over to see your new kitchen appliances. There is still some good outdoor summer values out there as the “slow” season winds down.

 

Have you heard the news? A&B Has Moved!

This is our biggest news yet—A&B Appliances has moved to a (much) bigger location!  We have finally cleaned out the old store, and are settling into the old Boater’s World space next to Benny’s on Kingstown Rd in Wakefield. All this settling will take some time, but soon we’ll have the the largest appliance showroom in southern RI. Yes, bigger than Sears, HD or Lowes.  

Thanks to our new location, A&B is an even better resource for helping you find great value and get you the very best appliances to fit your needs. With all this great space, you’ll be able to touch the item you want and get a feel for the layout of your new kitchen. We are continually bringing in a number of new items and displays. If we didn’t have it before, we will soon! It may take a short while for us to get there, but we will.

 

Why go local?

In today’s market it can be difficult to know where to go or who to trust. Although big name brands often offer great products, their customer service may be lacking, making it difficult to know which is the best fit for you and your home.  

A&B Family Appliances is different.  We realize that the right appliance helps keep your home running efficiently.  As summer approaches, having an easy way to keep your family and friends entertained, while maintaining a clean and organized home, allows you to spend quality time with those that you care about.

Although our showroom is now four times bigger, that doesn’t mean we still can’t get you the exact appliance you desire, even if it’s not out for display—or on our website for that matter! Regardless of where we are, customer service has always been, and continues to be, our number one priority.

 

What does ‘good service’ mean to you?

 

To us good service is the hallmark of our efforts. It all starts with personal attention when you walk in the door… The great information we bring to the table… Then the assistance in choosing the exact fit for your needs…

 

We take the time, including going to your home to confirm measurements, to be sure you are confident with your choice. Then we have the very best delivery team in southern New England. I put my reputation on that. Whatever appliance you decide on it will be installed as perfect as humanly possible. As I have said before, the installation is as critical a step as can be stated. It can determine if you get 25 years or 5 out of that appliance. It is hard to overestimate the forces and loads that bear on an unbalanced washer. And like a washing machine, all other appliances have quirks or peculiarities that make their installation important. We do it right.

 

 

Visit Us: 684 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield, RI 02879

Call Us: 401 284-4108

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Comments Off on How our Big News can help you

We have a huge announcement!  Our biggest news since we’ve opened… We Are Moving!

Thanks to the support of our community of Rhode Island homeowners and customers, our local, family-owned, customer-forward business will soon be four times bigger. That means four times more appliances on our floor, ready for you to check out and take home today, four times more support, and four times more expertise and understanding when it comes to your home appliances.

We are in the process of taking over the old Boater’s World space next to Benny’s on Kingstown Rd. in Wakefield. We may be ‘discombobulated’ for a short time after this huge undertaking, but in the end we will be the largest appliance showroom in southern RI. Yes, bigger than Sears, HD or Lowes. If we didn’t have it before we will soon!

A&B’s We’re-Moving sale

As a thank you for all your support, and to help us settle into this larger, more convenient location in Wakefield, A&B Family Appliances is pleased to announce our pre-moving sale at our current location. Discover discounts on many of our products—up to 20% off!  

That makes now the perfect time to get that new dishwasher or washer/dryer to make your life easier when company arrives. Maybe you’re looking for a French door refrigerator, a new grill, or deep freeze to compliment your summer entertaining. Now’s the time to take advantage of some great sales, a fabulous sales team, and the best delivery and installation team in New England.  

Visit our current location at 446A Main Street in Wakefield, or stop by this weekend at our new location at 684 Kingstown Rd, across from ‘Store 4’ (look for the temporary banner).

Or give us a call at (401)-284-4108 to learn how we can help you.

www.http://abfamilyappliances.com/

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Comments Off on The Benefits Of Shopping Local

In today’s market it can be difficult to know where to go or who to trust. Although big name brands often offer great products, their customer service can be lacking, making it difficult to know which is the best fit for you and your home.  

Why go local?

A&B Family Appliances is different.  We realize that the right appliance helps keep your home running efficiently.  As summer approaches, having an easy way to keep your family and friends entertained, while maintaining a clean and organized home, allows you to spend quality time with those that you care about.

A&B’s Pre-moving sale

In anticipation of our upcoming move to a larger, more convenient location in Wakefield, A&B Family Appliances is pleased to announce our pre-moving sale. Discover discounts on many of our products—up to 20% off!  That makes now the perfect time to get that new dishwasher or washer/dryer to make your life easier when company arrives. Maybe you’re looking for a French door refrigerator, a new grill, or deep freeze to compliment your summer entertaining. Now’s the time to take advantage of some great sales, a fabulous sales team, and the best delivery and installation team in New England.  

 

Visit our current location at 446A Main Street in Wakefield, or give us a call at (401)-284-4108 to learn how we can help you.

www.http://abfamilyappliances.com/

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Comments Off on Why You Should Stop Overloading Your Dryer

Have you ever thrown a few extra items in your dryer, hoping it will save you a bit of time and money? Don’t do it!  Overloading your dryer is not only a bad idea for your clothes, but also for your dryer… and your home.  All-in-all, keeping your loads a manageable size, both in the washer and the dryer is the best option.

Here are the top five reasons why overloading your dryer is a very bad idea, courtesy of Brand Source:

Five reasons not to overload your dryer

More Wrinkles

When you stuff too many clothes into your dryer, they can’t tumble freely. The result is a longer drying time and more wrinkles in your shirts, pants, sheets, and other types of laundry.

More Lint

More clothes in the dryer means more lint, which builds up in the lint trap. This prevents… CLICK HERE TO READ MORE Want to get more great home and appliance advice delivered directly to your inbox each month?  Sign up for our newsletter, and you won’t miss a thing.  Plus, as a subscriber to our monthly newsletter, you’ll be the first to know about our news and promotions, and get exclusive coupons we don’t share with anyone else! [JIM–THIS IS AN IDEA I HAD THAT WILL A.) GET MORE PEOPLE TO SIGN UP FOR YOUR NEWSLETTER AND B.) LET YOU KNOW, WITHOUT EVEN HAVING TO ASK, THAT YOUR NEWSLETTER IS ACTUALLY ATTRACTING CUSTOMERS.  THE COUPONS DON’T HAVE TO BE A BIG DEAL (A FEW DOLLARS OR A SMALL PERCENTAGE OFF), THEY SHOULD HAVE AN EXPIRATION DATE, AND YOU DON’T HAVE TO OFFER THEM OFTEN, BUT IT COULD BE A NICE BENEFIT FOR YOU TO TRY AT LEAST ONCE.]

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Comments Off on Get more tax credits with ENERGY STAR!

Did tax season kill you this year?  Was your refund smaller than you expected?  Or are you just not sure what to do with that extra cash?

Even if Uncle Sam took more than you expected, the best place you can invest your money is in new, energy efficient appliances for your home.  This is a win-win for you, your utility bills, and your bank account.  Not only does newer technology improve the use and energy drain of your appliances, but the government will be issuing tax credits for new appliances purchased in 2017.  This is a new program, so check it out, and be sure to visit us.  Our team can help you find the perfect appliances for your needs, and install them so that they run smoothly and efficiently in your home.

ENERGY STAR products eligible for tax credits are independently certified to save energy, save money and protect the environment.  Use up to 30% less energy in your home by outfitting it with ENERGY STAR products available across more than 70 categories. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING

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Comments Off on A&B Welcomes Spring & Stays Committed to Good Service

Spring is coming, I promise

What a crazy month April was weather-wise. Hey, I used that opening last month… Well, it fits. And why not? This is New England. As Samuel Clemens said about New England… You have to love it. And many of us do.

Until we’ve shaken the winter from our heels, many of us are digging out of cabin-fever mode by getting our homes ready for spring and summer entertaining… fixing things that have broken over the winter, and upgrading old styles and fixtures. I’m finding a lot of our customers are calling for repair calls, or just wanting to replace their weary appliances. And why not? Better to do it now than after they break (and you’re on vacation, or the kids are out of school, or you have a house full of guests…)

But knowing you have a good product is only half the battle.  The other is knowing you can trust the service and guarantee that comes with it.

What does ‘good service’ mean to you?

To us, good service good service is the hallmark of our efforts. It starts with the personal attention you’ll get when you walk in the door.

Next comes great information. Our team is knowledgeable about everything appliances—we know our stuff… and if we don’t have an answer, we know how to get the right one… the first time.

Then comes the assistance in choosing the exact fit for your needs. We take the time, including going to your home to confirm measurements, to be sure you are confident with your choice. That’s something you can’t get at the big box stores.

The best delivery team around

Finally, we have the VERY best delivery team in southern New England. I put my reputation on that. Whatever appliance you decide on, it will be installed as perfectly as humanly possible. Installation is by far the most critical step for your new appliance. It can determine if you get 25 years of use, or five. It is hard to overestimate the strain an unbalanced washer can bear. And just like a washing machine, all appliances have quirks or peculiarities that make their installation important. We know our machinery, and we know how to get the job done.  

We do it right. So come see us, ya hear.

Visit Us: 446A Main St, Wakefield, RI 02879

Call Us: 401 284-4108

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Great Deals for President’s Day!

Now through Presidents Day we are offering discounts throughout the store.  From 5 to 35% off our already discounted prices.  The special of the month is a dishwasher with installation for $299.  That’s right, see if they can match that?  That is for white, black or bisque model, the SS model is only $339 in this line, again WITH installation.  So hurry in while this is going on for this limited time.  Remember I can match their price but they will NEVER match our service.  Local guys helping local families, that is the way it is supposed to be.  Keep your money local and enjoy the personalities of your neighborly delivery team.