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What happens when your refrigerator stops working? Do you just toss it away? Not anymore!

With Central One Service, we’ll send someone out to your home to inspect your appliance, diagnose the problem and then repair it or donate it to charity. You won’t pay anything upfront; the cost is paid upon completion of the work. If you’d like us to donate your appliance, we’ll take care of that too!

The following organizations accept appliances in good working condition. Many will pick up the items for free. Call in advance to inquire which items can be donated and to schedule a pickup time:

  • Salvation Army

The Salvation Army’s revenues fund their Adult Rehabilitation Centers, where alcoholics and addicts are given a second chance at life. By supporting this cause, you are not only able to dispose of waste beneficially, but you are also contributing to the improvement of the community. In addition, the Salvation Army provides free appliance collection services.

  • Thrift Stores Relying on Donations

Determine if local thrift stores will accept your used household appliances by contacting multiple thrift stores. You feel confident that the proceeds from selling your functional devices are donated to a local charity or noble cause.

  • The Habitat for Humanity Organization

Habitat for Humanity ReStores welcomes contributions of gently used home improvement or decoration goods and items. First, utilize their search option to locate a ReStore near you. Then, call the store to determine if it offers free pickup, as the majority do. 

You may also drop off appliances after phoning if it is more convenient. Individuals can purchase these culinary necessities at a discount, and all earnings from the store go toward Habitat for Humanity’s housing projects for low-income families. 

Why Donate your Appliances?

If you own home appliances for a considerable amount of time, you need to replace the appliances, which have a lifespan of 10 to 15 years. However, you do not have to wait for your appliance to stop working. Instead, you can upgrade to better versions and donate your used appliances to needy persons.

Collaborating with various charity organizations ensures the needy benefit optimally as they repair faulty appliances and sell them. In addition, the proceeds go a long way in helping needy persons, especially women and children from marginalized backgrounds. In essence, non-functional appliances can be recycled to reduce waste and keep them out of landfills.

Basic Guidelines for Donations

Unless otherwise specified, donated appliances must be functional. Because many of these groups rely on volunteer labor and have limited resources, it is prudent to ensure that you donate functional appliances. Doing so saves the charity organizations financial resources they would have used to repair the appliances. In addition, giving unwanted appliances to a person in need is not the same as disposing of them in a landfill. 

Consider the prospective user:

  • Please give it a complete cleaning
  • Ensure that the plug and any other necessary components are in good condition.
  • Include any remaining manuals and spare parts.
  • Be forthright with flaws and modest repairs.

Appliance Repairs at Central One Service  

 Our team of certified technicians are ready to take care of everything from minor repairs to emergency situations. If you have a broken refrigerator, washing machine, oven, stove, air conditioning system, water heater, dishwasher, garbage disposal or dryer, we can handle it. We offer same day service 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

Our goal is simple, to provide high-quality repairs  to make your appliances stay in good shape by providing regular tune-ups and cleaning.

With almost 40 years of experience, let Central One Service help you maintain your appliances, so you don’t have to get rid of them! When you’re ready for an upgrade, your appliances will be properly maintained and donatable.

Contact us to see if we can repair your appliances inexpensively, so you don’t have to break the bank with a new machine.

 

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