Longtime Berkeley Appliance Reuse Business Revamps Offerings
A north side sustainability pioneer that brought warmth and comfort to many a local home is changing its identity after 26 years, and reopening in the same location.
Reliance Antiques and Appliance, a company that sold rustic farm tables from reclaimed wood and restored classic stoves, is reopening Jan. 1 in its present location as Reliance and Caseber Appliance. Owners Doug and Pat Harbo are ditching the farm table part of the business and focusing on selling reconditioned appliances and doing appliance repair.
The two entrepreneurs purchased an existing business