Before shopping for a new refrigerator, it is important to make sure the fridge will fit in your kitchen. This is a common mistake that can be easily avoided, saving you time and money. Be sure to measure the width, depth, and height of the area in your kitchen that you plan to place the new refrigerator. If cabinets will be sitting above the unit, the height of the refrigerator is very important. If looking for a fridge that sits flush with the depth of your counter tops, be sure to consider the depth of the refrigerator. Measuring is very important if you are considering an apartment size refrigerator, counter-depth refrigerator, or built-in compact refrigerator.
There are a wide variety of refrigerator styles to choose from these days, which can make it hard to decide which fridge style will work best for your kitchen and family. While size and capacity should be the top concern for a new refrigerator, the style also matters. While top freezer refrigerators have traditionally been the most popular style, french door and side by side have gained ground over the past decade.
French Door refrigerators are typically the most expensive, but can be the most convenient and offer the most refrigerator capacity. They feature split doors at the top and typically a freezer drawer on the bottom. This keeps food at eye level, preventing you from having to bend down often to grab food or drinks. French door refrigartors are also great for storing large, bulky items that would not typically fit in a standard fridge.
Side by side refrigerators offer a refrigerated section on the right side, and a freezer on the left. These models come in a variety of capacities, depending on the size of the fridge. These types of refrigerators are great if you need more freezer capacity than a standard top mount freezer. They also can make access to the freezer a lot easier than a french door or bottom freezer refrigerator. Side by sides are also a good choice for smaller kitchens because they have a short door swing.
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