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Bosch Kitchen Appliance Rebate Ends Soon!

Written by Appliance Dude | June 26th, 2012

July 5 is the day of reckoning folks, so if you’ve been eyeing a Bosch appliance package you must act soon. They have been offering a great deal since January: up to 15% off on an 800 Series appliance package and up to 10% off on a package of 500 series appliances. Hit it!

It’s Early 2011 and Kitchen Appliance Package Deals Abound

Written by Appliance Dude | March 2nd, 2011

We are getting many requests for information on the best kitchen appliance packages (especially with VALUE in mind) so I’ve broken
down a few appliance deal options listed by customer/budget type.

Appliance Package Deal # 1 – I Want a Trophy Kitchen

The high-end section of the appliance industry was destroyed in 2009 and it took heavy promotions from the likes of Sub-Zero, Viking, Monogram and more to get shoppers to invest in high-end appliance packages in 2010. While the sales didn’t approach the astronomic levels that the industry saw in 2003-2007, they certainly improved as the collapse of Western Civilization no longer seemed imminent as in the dark days of the fall/winter 2008.
While I expected 2011 to get off to a better start, things are still very sluggish in this segment. The first important note to be aware of if you are shopping for high-end appliance packages is that most of these promotions were recently extended and will last through the end of 2011. This is huge because these rebate programs NEVER existed in the high-end appliance space and I don’t see them being repeated. So if you are in the market for high-end appliances, chances are you will need to act this year. Here is a breakdown of the cutoff dates for the various promotions:

So what is my take on the high-end packages? I am a sucker for the value of GE Monogram and the heritage and performance of Wolf and SubZero. Here are a few packages from these brands that I see selling well and offer great quality as well as value.

Wolf / SubZero Appliance Package – In this package you would receive $1250 in an

instant rebate under the current offer (which may be changing):

– Wolf SRT366 gas rangetop with sealed burners (I am not a fan of griddles or grills on

indoor appliances, they don’t work as well as their outdoor counterparts, the cooking areas aren’t large enough and I believe you can never have enough burners

– Wolf 36″ stainless wall hood

– Wolf S030U/S L-series single wall oven

– Bosch SHX58E15UC dishwasher (hundreds below a comparable Miele!)

– SubZero Bi36 S/S/PH – 36″ SubZero with pro handles, stainless

(NOTE: The SubZero Wolf package is likely to be extended with more money being doled out to consumers. Will have more info when it’s finalized).

GE Monogram Kitchen Appliance Package

– GE Monogram 36″ Dual Fuel Range, 6 burners (keep in mind that the Monogram line will be releasing their all-gas ranges sometime in the first half of 2011. Editor’s note: They’re out!).

– GE Monogram 36″ Cabinet insert (I don’t like Monogram hoods as they are way too bulky, so I opted to use the cabinet insert here)

– GE Monogram Pro 24″ Dishwasher in Stainless

– GE Monogram 42″ ZISP420NXSS pro refrigerator in stainless

Package # 2 – I Want Value!

GE Cafe Appliance Package

On the topic of GE, let’s talk up the GE Cafe line, which continues to knock the socks off of this category. Where can you get a pro looking kitchen for less than $10k? How about for less than $8k? $7K? Then you have to look at GE Cafe. Plus, GE will be offering a $500 rebate on GE Cafe kitchen appliance packages for the first few months of 2011. Try this on for size:

GE Cafe Gas Range – CGS980SEMSS

GE Cafe DIshwasher – CDWT980RSS

GE Cafe OTR Micro/Hood – CVM2072SMSS

GE Cafe French Door Refrigerator – CFCP1NIZSS

Bosch Appliance Package

Another brand to check out in this upper middle-tier is Bosch. They are currently offering up to 15% rebate on Bosch kitchen appliance packages through May 31 2011. This can lead up to some significant dollars back in your pockets. Bosch has been forced to get very aggressive with their kitchen appliance promotions because quite bluntly Electrolux has handed them their proverbial lunch in the last few years when it comes to the sale of kitchen appliances. Now it looks like Bosch has regrouped, put together a compelling offer for consumers, and has the ability to make up ground with Electrolux raising their prices. Message to Bosch: Be nice to consumers and hold your price points!!!! You need to get your kitchen appliances back on the consumer radar screen and 2011 is the time to do it.

This is what the Bosch kitchen appliance package will need to look like in order to qualify for the 10% or 15%:

Appliance Package 10%: Purchase at least (3) 300, 500 or 800 series Bosch appliances

Appliance Package 15%: Purchase at least (3) 800 series Bosch appliances.

What I like about this is that Bosch is only holding you to (3) appliances, so it’s easy to qualify.

Here’s a sample package which I sell the heck out of:

Refrigerator B22CS80SNS

Dishwasher SHX65P05UC

Range HGS7052UC

With this package alone at 15% back you would be looking at nearly $700 in your pocket and that’s without selling the products anywhere near their MAP price.

KitchenAid Appliance Package

KitchenAid is a versatile brand. You can go into the high-end stratosphere with their built-in products like the 42″ KBFC42FTS French Door Refrigerator and accompanying pro range, or you can nestle quite comfortably in this middle-upper middle category. Let’s check out a package that would vie with the Ge Cafe, Bosch and Electrolux lines.This time I am going to mix it up and instead of using a range, we’ll do a gas cooktop, double wall oven, French Door fridge and a killer KitchenAid dishwasher. Check this out for around $7000….

KitchenAid KEBS208SSS 30″ Double Wall Oven

Kitchen Aid KUDE40XSS dishwasher

KitchenAid KFCS22EVMS 36″ French Door Refrigerator

KitchenAid KFGS366VSS 36″ gas cooktop

The New SubZero Wolf Kitchen Appliance Package Rebate at Curto’s

Written by Appliance Dude | February 12th, 2010

Ok, I’ve been bum rushed by queries regarding the new SubZero Wolf Appliance savings program.
If you are shopping for a SubZero refrigerator or Wolf appliances, it’s time to get off the fence folks.
Not only hasn’t there been a price increase from 2009, but if you piece together the right SubZero Wolf kitchen appliance package, you will save an additional $2500 in this appliance promotion. Plus, SubZero and Wolf rarely ever extend promotions
of this dollar magnitude, so now is the time to act.

1. Any full size SubZero (excluding 600 series) + Wolf range = $1000 instant savings
or
2. Any full size SubZero (excluding 600 series) + Wolf oven, rangetop or 30″/36″ cooktop = $1000 instant savings

PLUS save $250 each on up to six additional items (excluding microwaves).

SubZero Wolf Appliance Promotion at Curto's

Ridiculous Rebate on Bosch WFVC6450UC Washer

Written by Appliance Dude | February 8th, 2010

People have been asking me to review the Bosch WFVC6450U washer as it is garnering a lot of attention in our showroom. I can tell you this much – not only is the Bosch WFVC6450UC priced under $1000 (great deal for a quality front load washer), but the current rebates on it are borderline absurd. Right off you get $300 back in your wallet.
Then, if you purchase one between 2/10 and 2/15, there is another $100, so you are in for a grand total of $400 back, just on a
washer. No one else is offering anything like this for a single laundry appliance.

And think about it, it’s not like you have to buy something like an Estate washer. This is Bosch. One of the better laundry manufacturers in the business. Think Green appliances. Energy efficient. Quiet. Dependable. In the laundry category, the deal on the WFVC6450 is the best out there.

Here are some features on the WFVC6450:
# EcoAction Option Reduces Energy Usage by up to 20%
# Bosch Washers Exceed Federal Energy Standards by up to 102%
# Exceeds ENERGY STARĀ® 2011 Guidelines – Uses only 130 kWh/yr
# ActiveWater turns 13 gal. into 400 gal. of washing power
# 15 Wash cycles for more flexibility and the greatest variety of load types
# 1200 rpm max spin for drier clothes and efficient drying
# BabyCare cycle cleans with extra water&high temperatures

Translation – the Bosch WFVC6450UC is energy efficient, quiet and dependable. And with the $400 rebate, it’s offers a fantastic opportunity to
jazz your laundry room up with modern, efficient appliances.

Bosch WFVC6450UC washer

Cash for Clunkers Appliances – Shop at Curto’s Appliances

Written by Appliance Dude | August 26th, 2009

In an effort to give a vital boost to the appliance industry, the Govt. will be instituting a cash for clunkers program for home appliances, much as they did for the automotive industry. While timing for the program hasn’t been finalized yet, I’ve heard that it could be instituted by the end of the year. The Government has already allotted $300 million in taxpayer money to finance the program. The early details are that consumers will receive $200 towards high-efficiency upgrades for appliances such as washers, refrigerators, dishwashers and air conditioners. As more details emerge, Curto’s will be covering it and of course offering the program to our loyal customers.

Save on Electrolux Icon Dishwashers

Written by Appliance Dude | July 2nd, 2009

Just been notified that Electrolux Icon dishwashers EDW5505ESS and EDW5505GPS are being removed from UMRP price protection so we’re free to discount away. Call or email us at curtosappliances@aol.com for pricing. They are in limited quantity.

Electrolux Icon - EDW5505ESS

Electrolux Icon - EDW5505ESS

Free Electrolux French Door Refrigerator courtesy of Kelly Ripa

Written by Appliance Dude | June 17th, 2009

Electrolux has started a new promotion “Get Cool for a Cause” whereby if you open a virtual lemonade stand and be entered for a chance to win a new French Door Refrigerator from Electrolux (hottest..err..coolest fridges for 2009).
Here’s how to enter.

Kelly Ripa and an Electrolux French Door Refrigerator

Kelly Ripa and an Electrolux French Door Refrigerator