Bixler Home Appliances Family Owned for 80 Years

Bixler Home Appliances is located at 334 Highway 50 West, Tipton.

Bixler Home Appliances is located at 334 Highway 50 West, Tipton. Photo by John Inman.

Since moving to Tipton in 1931, the Bixler family has owned retail operations in Tipton and the surrounding communities. Today, Bixler Home Appliances specializes in kitchen and laundry equipment, commonly referred to as white goods. These include refrigerators, gas and electric ranges, dishwashers, microwaves, freezers, washers, dryers, dehumidifiers and room air conditioners. They are a full-line Whirlpool dealer offering additional brands including Maytag, Amana, Estate and KitchenAid. David Bixler is a third generation member of the Bixler family, which owns the business.

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Employees of Bixler Home Appliances owned by the Bixler family; from left, are David Bixler, Jeremy Brandt, Andy Bixler and Kathy Bixler.

"We are in our 80th year of operations as a family business in Tipton,"

Bixler said. "My grandparents Dan and Betty Bixler moved their business interests to Tipton in 1931. The family has been active in other retail interests over the years, but appliances have been a constant since the late 1930's. Our showroom focuses on home appliances. We are able to assist consumers with decisions relating to new home construction, remodeling or individual kitchen or laundry replacements."

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A display of several of the appliances sold at Bixler Home Appliances.

For more of this story check out the Aug. 3 issue of the California Democrat.

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