History of Summit
The Summit brand name was trademarked by Felix Storch, Inc (founded in 1969). The company is private and family owned. Their headquarters are located in New York, with their manufacturing facility and warehouse located in New Jersey. While they originally only produced refrigerators and freezers, they have extended their product line to ranges, ovens and more. They produce for both consumer and commercial markets, and have even provided for medical and hospital storage. They deliver the products themselves with Summit branded trucks to the Northeast, but provide their appliances to everyone in the nation. Many of their models are Energy Star certified as well.
Summit Appliances we work with include, but are not limited to:
- Refrigerator & Top Freezer – Most common in households, it has been the leading style since the 1940’s. Some budget models and mini-fridges use a freezer chest as opposed to a separate compartment.
- Refrigerator & Bottom Freezer – Created to provide easier access to refrigerator items, as they are needed more often than freezer.
- Under-Counter Refrigerators – Can be used as a freezer or refrigerator, and are easily accessible. They can be put into any room for extra storage or entertainment purposes.
- Wine Cellars – Made to customize the storage temperatures so that wine may be served at its best. Usually with glass doors, so that bottles can be on display to visitors as well.
- Chest Freezers – An indispensable item for those with large families and need a great deal of storage. Also used for commercial purposes, and typically kept outside of the kitchen.
- Standing Freezers – For those with extra room in their kitchen, or who need them simply as extra storage space. Can be free-standing or built-in.
- Under-Counter Dishwashers – These are occasionally built-in for a more coordinated look. Usually made so that they are easy to install and service, they take the hassle out of hand washing.
- Gas Cooktops – Using natural gas, they provide the cook with the ability to perfectly control temperatures with an open flame.
- Electric Cooktops – Converts electricity in order to heat iron coils, which in turn heat the cookware. Originally created as a novelty, they can be expensive to run. They are seen with both glass/ceramic tops and hotplates.
- Induction Cooktops – Provides faster and more cost-efficient heating. Cookware must be ferrous metal and have a flat bottom in order to work. Heats only the pan, never letting the surface get hot enough to make spilled food burn or stick. If the pot is removed, the element automatically turns off.
- Gas Oven – Traditional and most cost-effective, more models are being released with the ability to become a convection oven for even baking.
- Electric Oven – Uses electricity to heat elements in the oven in order to cook. Not incredibly cost effective, but can cook more evenly than a conventional gas oven.
- Wall Ovens – Built in for convenience to the consumer, they can be stacked/installed with multiple to provide more option for the cook.
- Freestanding Ranges – Made with Oven and Cooktop combined, they can be entirely gas, electric, or with a gas cooktop and electric oven.
- Front Load Washers – Uses less water, less soap, and they are less likely ruin or tear delicate clothing. Require more maintenance for the door seal and bellows.
- Dryers – Fast and efficient, these cut down the time it takes to dry clothing. They can be either gas or electric. There are many types of dryers, but Tumbler dryers are the most widely used in consumer homes.
- Stackable Washer/Dryer – Made to save space, these are usually much smaller and seen in apartments, condos and small homes.
There have yet to be any recalls on a Summit appliance, but that does not mean that they can’t experience issues just as any other manufacturer. If you are noticing anything out of the ordinary with your appliance, stop use and call a repair service immediately. This could not only save you from damages to the product, but to your home and family as well. Some of these issues can include:
- Water Leaking
- Gas Leaking
- Lights not working
- Over-cooling or freezing
- Freezer not defrosting
- Not draining
- Frozen coils
- Overheated coils
- Burners not igniting
- Burners not shutting off
- Delayed ignition
- Washer not spinning
- Clothes not drying completely
- Dryer overheating
- Excessive shaking
- Will not finish cycles
- Loud/Unusual noises
Why go with 180 Appliance Repair Services?
Our technicians have worked with a plethora of Summit appliances over the years, and have handled many different types of issues. No matter what the damage, make, model or manufacturer, you can trust that our techs will pinpoint the exact problem with an accurate and fast diagnosis. Afterwards, they’ll reference our massive parts and components inventory to find exactly what they need to get your appliance back up and running. No waiting for parts and no waiting all day for your service technician to finally show. Our experts are prompt, and efficient. Call one of our friendly customer service representatives 24/7, and they’ll help you find an appointment time that works around your schedule. Don’t settle for less than the best; call 180 Appliance Repair Services today!