Grand was founded in 1930 under the name Service Electric. We sold appliances back then, but our main business was electrical supplies and light fixtures. After World War II, the Baby Boom created such a demand for appliances that we dropped electrical supplies and fixtures entirely to focus on home appliances. In 1966, then owner, Fred Reckling, moved the store to a bigger, more visible location on Grand Avenue in Waukegan, IL. He also changed the name to Grand Appliance to signify the move and change in company focus.
The store in Waukegan remained Grand’s sole location until 1992 when current owner, Mark Reckling, convinced his father, Fred, to open a 2nd location in Kenosha, WI. The new venture was a success and more locations would follow. In addition to new stores, we’ve grown our selection over the years adding a full array of electronics, mattresses, grills and vacuums. We are pleased to now be able to truly provide a solution for every room in the home.
BottomfFreezer refrigerators stack the refrigerator on top of the freezer allowing depth in the freezer drawer. Recent improvements in insulation and compressors allow today's refrigerators to use much less energy than older models.
Choosing a built-in dishwasher offers variety of models that offer high-quality wash and sanitation features. With multiple sizes and colors available, models can offer many aesthetic and functionality benefits.
French Door refrigerators allow dual doors opening side-by-side on top of the freezer pull-out drawer. Recent improvements in insulation and compressors allow today's refrigerators to use much less energy than older models.
Front-load washers offer superior cleaning capabilities and boast high-efficiency technology, using significantly less water per load than top-loading washers. A front-load washer can handle oversized loads including jeans, towels and large comforters with ease.