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D.R. Electric Appliance Sales and Service is happy to provide assistance to Howell, MI and the surrounding areas. Contact us for your next appliance, or call us for an appliance repair service or part.

Give us a call, send us a message, or stop by the store and see what home town customer service is like.

D.R. Electric Appliance Sales and Service

116 W. Grand River

Howell, MI 48843

(517) 546-4960

drelectricsales@sbcglobal.net

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About D.R. Electric Appliance Sales and Service

D.R. Electric Appliance Sales and Service is happy to provide assistance to Howell, MI and the surrounding areas. We enjoy providing our customers with modern appliances such as refrigerators, ovens, washers, dryers, and dishwashers to outfit their homes. We make sure we have many brands available including General Electric, Frigidaire, Whirlpool, LG, Speed Queen and Maytag.

When there is an issue with an appliance we have experienced technicians to offer service, or for the do-it-yourselfer we have an extensive appliance parts stock available for all your repairs. Beyond appliances we supply electrical contracting both residential and commercial for all your home’s needs.

Make sure the next time you are contemplating a renovation or update to your home, you stop by D.R. Electric Appliance Sales and Service, so you get the best price with the best service.

D.R. Electric History

In 1920 William Owen Richards started his business producing farm electrification by using a windmill at his farm in Howell, Michigan.

Percy Richards took over in 1948 and continued to run the family business until his death in 1962. The business was then sold to Percy’s cousin, Delmar Richards in 1963 and reopended with the name D.R. Electric.Richards Electric opened their downtown store in 1925 selling farm electrification systems, ice boxes, and dry battery radios to the farmers. William’s son Percy later attended electrical school and returned home to partner in the business with his father.

In 1977 Delmar turned over the day to day operations of the family store to his son Kurt Richards who has maintained the tradition of offering household appliances, and quality repair and electrical services to their dedicated customers for over 50 years.

In 2013 the Mayor of Howell Michigan recognized the Richards family for their Family Business legacy, as well as their service and contributions to the Howell community. During that same year the State of Michigan honored D.R. Electric with the Heritage Business Award for all that they had accomplished in serving the community over the last 93 years. Also, a long standing member of the Howell Chamber of Commerce.

Delmar Richards purchased D.R. Electric. in 1963.
State of Michigan Special Tribute
State of Michigan Special Tribute