Have an Appliance Question? Check Out GE’s Support Site

Have you ever wondered what the best way to clean stainless steel surfaces was, or what’s causing your fridge to make strange chirping noises? Even if you don’t have a GE appliance, GE’s support page is a great resource for appliance troubleshooting. Some articles are meant for GE products only (like how to find the serial number of your appliance), but there are many general articles, some even with video, that you may be able to find helpful.

GE’s support page offers articles on cooling and cooking appliances, washers and dryers, dishwashers, compactors, window A/Cs, dehumidifiers, water heaters and more. The next time you’re having a problem with an appliance, chances are you may be able to find the … Read more...

20% Off All Whirlpool Appliances

Now for a limited time, you can enjoy 20% off all Whirlpool appliances at P.C. Richard & Son! These savings can get you the absolute lowest prices on select models, including:

Whirlpool Top Loading 4.0 Cubic Foot Washer (Model No. WTW57ESVW): Was $399.97, Now $319.97!

You can save $80 on this 32-cycle super capacity Whirlpool washing machine during this sale! Treat your clothes better by taking advantage of this machine’s dozens of cycle choices, including delicates, heavy duty (for towels and bedding), knits, and more, while saving you time and energy with its super capacity and porcelain wash basket. This machine is Energy Star qualified and will continue to save you money over its life.

Whirlpool Top Loading

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How To: Take Care of Your Mini Fridge

A mini fridge is a necessity for students going away to school. They’re a convenient way to store snacks and drinks while saving on trips to the grocery store… but do you know how to take care of one? Sure, a mini fridge might cost less than the textbooks you need for a semester, but you need to protect your investment. Here are some tips to make sure you get the most out of your fridge so you have it for your entire school career and beyond.

How To Pack & Move Your Mini Fridge: Keep It Upright!

Step one is getting your fridge into your dorm, right? The most important thing to keep in mind is to keep … Read more...

10% to 20% Off All Appliances

If you’re in the market for new appliances, now is a great time to buy! We are offering 10-20% off all appliances for a limited time. You can check out all the deals on our website, but here are just a few samples of what you could be saving:

Refrigerators on Sale: View All

Freezers on Sale: View All

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Important Information Regarding the Availability of Air Conditioners

Wow, what a heat wave! We apologize for the inconvenience but due to the overwhelming demand for air conditioners in our area, all air conditioners are now in-store only. Supply is limited, so please go to our store locator page and call your local showroom to check the availability of the A/C unit(s) you need. We will let you know on this blog and at pcrichard.com when units are available online again.

If you need help figuring out what size air conditioner you need, please see our guide here. For A/C alternatives, please see our selection of fans and dehumidifiers and article on how to beat the heat. Remember to stay hydrated and limit your time in the … Read more...

Recipe: Grilled Peaches & Cream

Toni Senecal from Toni On! New York stopped by one of our P.C. Richard & Son showrooms to check out some of the BBQ grills we have available and learn a fantastic recipe from our own Pat Dehner. He explained that our gas grills range from $99 to $8,000 for your absolute dream grill, and Toni was shocked to hear that you can cook anything on a Weber grill that you’d normally cook in your oven! Yes, we have done demonstrations where chocolate chip cookies were made on one of these fine grills.

Pat didn’t make chocolate chip cookies with Toni this time, but made a delicious modified version of peaches and cream. Check out the video here, and the … Read more...

P.C. Richard & Son Events on the East End This Weekend

This weekend, experience great barbeque demos from Weber, Lynx and Viking factory reps at our Southampton and Riverhead Superstores!

Riverhead

Saturday & Sunday, 12pm-3pm
1685 Old Country Road (3/4 miles east of the Tanger Outlets)
Phone: (631) 727-8900

Weber Live Cooking Demo: with hundreds of assembled grills ready to go, you can take them with you or have them delivered the next day. We’re offering free assembly and a 3 piece tool kit with every Weber gas grill!

Saturday, noon to 2pm meet and greet 106/1 BLI’s evening show hostess, Astra! On Sunday, meet and greet WALK 97.5’s Tommy Conway. Complimentary barbeque favorites are courtesy of Cow Palace.

Southampton

Saturday & Sunday, 12pm-3pm
320 County Road 39 (5.5 miles … Read more...

5 Things You Need to Know About Air Conditioners

When the temperatures rise an increase in air conditioner use is the result, there are some important things you should know about your units. Here are 5 things to watch out for and techniques for increasing the life and efficiency of your air conditioners.

1. Change the filter often during the cooling season

While your air conditioner is cooling you off, it’s acting as an air purifier as it prevents outside debris from blowing into your home. When was the last time you took a look at your unit’s air filter? Cleaning or changing it will increase efficiency, decrease your energy bill, and can potentially benefit your family’s health. Make a mental note to clean the filter at least once … Read more...

How To: Clean and Maintain Your Refrigerator

Now is a great time to invest in some spring cleaning. Your refrigerator, with its expired condiments, corner grime and dusty condenser coils, should be one of your first candidates for cleaning. Here are some step-by-step instructions on making your fridge look and perform like new, and tips on how to keep it that way year round.

Preparation

You’ll need to block out anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour and a half of your day in order to really clean out your appliance. Scrubbing down your fridge right before you go to the grocery store is the perfect time, as it will have the least amount of contents in it. Because your refrigerator will be open while … Read more...

Toni On! and P.C. Richard & Son Discuss Wine

Who doesn’t like a good glass of wine with dinner on occasion? Wine has been shown to be high in antioxidants and have great health benefits for your heart. It can also improve with age, but can quickly deteriorate and become sour in inadequate conditions. Therefore, storage is very important when keeping wine for long-term aging. Toni On! New York spent some time in one of our stores to take a look at some of the many wine coolers we sell. Take a look at what they saw, and check out the great online wine resources they included!

For more information on the great wine coolers we sell, talk to your P.C. Richard & Son sales associate today.

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