HONESTY. EXCELLENCE. ACCOUNTABILITY. VALUE.
WELCOME TO UNIVERSAL APPLIANCE AND KITCHEN CENTER
It’s more than just the price. It’s about the people. The knowledge. The follow-up. It’s about creating an IMMERSIVE experience like no other.
While most big-name appliance retailers offer similar prices due to the industry's Unilateral Minimum Retail Price (UMRP) guidelines, what sets them apart is their showroom's product range and the overall buying experience. Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center differentiate itself by boasting one of the most extensive brand selections in Southern California and offering a truly engaging shopping journey.
Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center is more than just an appliance store or a top-tier retailer of the finest home and kitchen appliances, decorative plumbing accessories, and outdoor grills. Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center offer LIFESTYLE Solutions.
Visit us online or at one of our showrooms to see why we're committed to delivering a WOW experience EVERY TIME
Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center goes beyond the typical appliance store. We are fully committed to Lifestyle Solutions, delivering outstanding service, follow-up support, and expertise, all while providing the most competitive prices in Southern California.
Our unbeatable range of premium appliance brands, deep product expertise, and a dedicated team of seasoned advisors combine to offer an unparalleled level of service to our valued customers. Additionally, we present exceptional rebate offers, interest-free financing choices, and a White Glove installation and delivery service, guaranteeing an extraordinary appliance shopping experience at our center.
Our primary objective is to streamline the process of purchasing a new appliance. We're dedicated to turning what can often be a daunting endeavor at other kitchen retailers into an enjoyable and hassle-free experience. Our commitment extends beyond the initial sale – we aim to cultivate lasting customer relationships throughout the entire lifespan of your product. Our ambition is to remain your exclusive destination for all your appliance needs.
What distinguishes us:
- Top Mount Refrigerators
- Wine Coolers
- Compact Refrigerators
- Beverage Chillers
- French Door Refrigerators
- Built-In Refrigerators
- Side by Side Refrigerators
- Bottom Mount Refrigerators
- Ice Machines
- Beer Coolers
- Refrigerated Drawers
- Steam Ovens
- Speed Ovens
- Warming Drawers
- Ranges (gas, dual fuel, electric, induction)
- Ovens (electric, gas, single, double)
- Cooktops (gas, electric, induction)
- Stack Laundry Centers
- Garbage Disposals
- Trash Compactors
- Recycling Cabinets
Outdoor Living Kitchens
- Beverage Centers
- Warming Drawers
- BBQ Grills
- Outdoor Hoods
- Outdoor Refrigerators
- Side Burners
- Outdoor Ice Makers
- Grill Carts
- Wine Coolers
THE TOP BRANDS WE CARRY
- Sub Zero
- La Cornue
- Fisher & Paykel
- Speed Queen
- and more
Palos Verdes Estates, situated on the stunning Palos Verdes Peninsula in Los Angeles County, California, is a city renowned for its natural beauty and carefully crafted urban design. The name "Palos Verdes" translates to "Green Trees" in Spanish, accurately depicting the lush, coastal landscape that defines this community along the Pacific Ocean.
Designed by the esteemed American landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., Palos Verdes Estates exemplifies meticulous planning and a profound commitment to preserving its natural surroundings. It's a place where thoughtful development harmoniously blends with the breathtaking coastal environment.
Established as a planned community in 1923, Palos Verdes Estates occupies 3,200 acres of the former Rancho Palos Verdes property. Frank Vanderlip played a pivotal role in its development, establishing a land syndicate and a real estate development trust. Stringent restrictions governed the development, dedicating half of the land to communal use, including parks and roads, while mandating the creation of amenities such as bridle paths and a golf course. These restrictions also included bans on nuisance businesses, bars, and cemeteries. Regrettably, racial covenants were in place until 1948, forbidding non-white individuals from owning or renting property in the city. Fortunately, these discriminatory restrictions were eventually declared unconstitutional, leading to the enactment of the Fair Housing Act in 1968.
The city's design, overseen by Olmsted Jr. and Charles Cheney, involved the meticulous use of deed restrictions to regulate architectural styles, materials, and even details like building color. Fences and hedges also required approval from an art jury.
Noteworthy historical landmarks in Palos Verdes Estates include La Venta Inn, dating back to 1923, serving originally as a sales office. The Malaga Cove Plaza, designed by architect Myron Hunt, is home to the Palos Verdes Public Library and earned a place on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.
Palos Verdes Estates boasts its own police department, distinct from neighboring peninsula cities, which contract with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The city's police force comprises 25 officers assigned to various divisions, ensuring residents' safety. Additionally, the city maintains its own dispatch center and jail, both operational around the clock.
Fire prevention and paramedic response services are provided by the Los Angeles County Fire Department, with firehouse facilities strategically located within the city limits.