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Getting Left Hung Out To Dry! Widespread Shortage Hits Bay Area Appliance Centers!

It’s time to check-up and make sure your refrigerator is running.

Why?

Because there is a big shortage on appliances in the Bay Area right now!

Appliance centers all over the Bay Area are currently experiencing both an increase in demand and a major shortage in supplies.

The shortages include supplies, – such as microchips -, companies discounting certain items and lack of workers.

“What we’re seeing is a 700 percent greater demand for appliances than any other time in history and a 60 percent lower ability to produce them — maybe due to social distancing or supply chain interruption,” said Mike Heintz, who operates University Electric in Santa Clara.

Pre-COVID, the turn around time on a typical order here at university electric was one to two weeks.

Now there are certain items that won’t come in until February 2022.

Have you shopped for appliances lately?

Read more at KRON4.com


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