New business spotlight - Appliances get second chance

June 27, 2009

Name of business: Action Appliances

Owners: J. Wallace McClure

Address: 818 Pope Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740

Opening date: April 1

Products and services: Reconditioned refrigerators, stoves, washing machines, dryers, freezers and air conditioners. Delivery and installation available, as well as free appliance removal.

Market area: Tri-State

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?: Relatively minor reasons. ... If not repairable, parts are salvaged and the metal is recycled."


Previous business experience: Experience in sales and service business for 30 years.

Number of employees: Two

Hours: Monday to Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.


Telephone: 301-797-6989

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