Skip to main content
  1. Leisure
  2. Food & Drink
  3. Food & Recipes

Massachusetts "Cash for Appliances" Website and Phone Number Overwhelmed

The Massachusetts version of the "cash for appliances" stimulus plan got off to a rocky start this morning when tens of thousands of callers jammed the Mass Save Great Appliance Exchange program number and website visitors overwhelmed the system.

Appliance rebate seekers can receive up to $675 in incentives to buy freezers, refrigerators, dishwasher and clothes washers by making a reservation to receive on the Mass Save website or by calling 1 (877) MA-SWAP-1.  The program began at 10 a.m. on April 22, 2010, an Earth Day promotion that kicks off a two-week shopping spree for appliances, ending May 5, 2010.

As of 12:20 p.m. on April 22 the Mass Save website for the appliance stimulus promotion was not working, and the telephone line was busy.

Area appliance retailers such as Framingham-based Belcher's Appliance Center and Natick Appliance Inc. are participants in the program. Refrigerator rebates are $200 while freezer rebates are $50.

Comments

  • Emylou Lewis 4 years ago

    Didn't know!

    Third culture kids examiner
    Seattle stay-at-home moms examiner

Advertisement

Leisure

  • Hookah smoking
    Young adults believe hookah smoking pose no health threat
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Bikini body
    Get your bikini body while having fun outdoors this summer
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Scarlett Johansson
    Scarlett Johansson is the face of Perfect Mono: Dolce and Gabbana's first cream eyeshadow
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Summer dining events
    Solitude Mountain Resort is an amazing place to escape and enjoy delicious dining options
    Camera
    6 Photos
  • Top outdoor activities
    Don't spend your summer indoors: Top outdoor activities to do with your significant other
    Camera
    10 Photos
  • Summer beauty tips
    Use these tips to look and feel great in the summer heat and humidity
    Camera
    10 Photos