Typically 15+ years old
Our basic refrigerators are for older
homes and homes with smaller
kitchens and are usually between
16-19 cu. ft. These refrigerators have
obvious exterior blemishes and might not have all the shelves and trays.
Typically 7-15 years old
A standard size (18 cu. ft-25 cu. ft)
refrigerator that shows minimal
blemishes and is in better overall
shape than the basic refrigerator.
The inside of the refrigerator has all
Typically 1-7 years old
This refrigerator is for homes that are
more upscale or have large kitchens.
It is a larger size (23 cu. ft-31 cu. ft)
and is either a top mount refrigerator,
bottom mount refrigerator, or a
basic side by side. These refrigerators
Chances are you haven't shopped for a refrigerator in a while, so you may be surprised to discover many different styles and features. Check out this article and get more information below to help you find the perfect fridge.
So it is time to buy a new refrigerator, maybe you just want a new one, or your old one finally broke down either way here are 5 things you should think about before purchasing a new one:
Your most basic option has a Freezer on the top and a fresh food section on the bottom or you could have the fresh food at eye level, so that you can spot those leftovers a lot faster. Side by sidegives you more freezer space so that you can store everything from pizzas, topeas, to popsicles. A French door has a lot of space for fresh food and you get the freezer on the bottom. Don’t forget about the outside the most popular finishes are White, Black, and Stainless Steel.
Think about capacity, not only about how much you want, but will it fit in your space. It’s a great idea to measure your space, including your front door before you start shopping.
Features like adjustable shelves,temperature controlled drawers, ice maker, Energy saving models, or even dual cooling systems which allows freezers to circulate cool air separately from the fridge to help keep your ice from tasting like garlic bread.
If you like one over another, go with your gut. If you want to know more about an specific brands they each have a website with extensive information about their newest models, features,prices, and where their brand is doing to make their appliances better. If all that just seems too complicated then ask your local appliance tech or salesperson.
Ask questions about delivery,since not all stores policies are the same. Is your delivery and / or set-up included with a purchase? Are all the accessories included with the purchase or do you have to purchase it separately?
Why is all this important? Because the sooner you plan all this, the sooner you can get your perfect fridge