There comes a time when your old refrigerator goes out, or you simply want a new one. Choosing refrigerators and freezers for a home may seem simple because
most homes only have a traditional refrigerator/freezer combination in
Nowadays, there are all kinds of ways to make kitchen appliances look more stylish, such as the one above with the painted panels. Or the one below.
However, many families would greatly benefit from having
specialty appliances in their kitchen and throughout their homes. These
additional appliances can save time and be placed in garages, family
rooms, dens or even dorm rooms.
A separate freezer is an excellent choice for large families or for
someone with a garden who freezes produce. Freezers help people eat more
healthfully because they can freeze vegetables for up to a year.
Families can also save money by purchasing large quantities of meat and frozen
foods when they are on sale. Chest freezers are often cheaper and
usually keep items colder than upright freezers do. However, many prefer
uprights because they provide easier access to the food.
Those who need
a little extra freezer space in their kitchens may want to consider an
under-counter freezer, which can typically hold between 2.5 and five
cubic feet of food. This would also work for those living in tiny homes, which are becoming more and more popular.
Another creative refrigeration option for the home is a beverage center
or a wine cooler placed in a family gathering spot such as a den or game
room. These small beverage center refrigerators make it easy to grab a
soda or water without leaving the excitement. They can also hold small
Most of them are quite compact and are designed to fit easily
under a counter or wet bar. A wine cooler keeps wine at the perfect
temperature, and is a great option for those living in smaller homes
without wine cellars.
Purchasing all refrigeration appliances from the same store or dealer
can save frustration and time. It is important to find a store that one
can trust to offer excellent prices and discount refrigerators.
also important to speak with a friendly, knowledgeable customer service
representative about purchases and deliveries.
Average refrigerator capacity ranges between 9 and 30 cubic
feet. As a rule of thumb, a family of two needs 8 to 10 cubic feet of fresh-food space. Add
an extra cubic foot for each additional family member.
Freezer space: A
family of two needs 4 cubic feet of freezer space. Add 2 cubic feet for
each additional person. Increase the freezer space if you stock frozen
products or shop infrequently. Top and bottom freezers offer the most storage flexibility. Side-by-side models may offer more total storage space, but sometimes it’s difficult to store large or wide items in them.
Families are sure to be
pleased when they outfit their homes with convenient and stylish
appliances that both fit their own unique needs and look attractive as well.
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