Enjoy a Perfect Fit
With apartment size refrigerators, you know you can still enjoy fresh food all the time. These refrigerators may be small in size but they can still be quite dependable.
If you are just starting out, apartment size refrigerators are the refrigerators you should check out. Apartment size fridges may be small but you can certainly depend on them to provide you with your fresh food storage needs. Appliance manufacturers these days are more sensitive to the needs of consumers especially those who are living on their own or have small kitchen space. As a result, these refrigerators are designed to be efficient, space-savers and stylish. Of course, you should know there are different types and you should base your decision on certain factors before you go out and buy one.
There are basically three different types of apartment size refrigerators based on capacity:
The smallest one is the compact cube refrigerator (1.5 to 2.7 cu ft).
The next is the compact refrigerator with a capacity of 3.5 to 6 cu ft. This refrigerator is ideal if you are living alone but love to cook or have a roommate and require a bigger refrigerator to hold all your fresh food.
And lastly, there are the midsize refrigerators which range from 7 to 16 cu ft.
Factors to Consider
The decision to buy one of these apartment size refrigerators should be based on the following:
Space – this should be your first consideration. You should make sure that you have enough space for the refrigerator you like. To be sure, measure the area where you are planning on putting the unit and ask the salesperson if your choice will fit. When measuring, you should not forget to include the opening. You would not want the door of your refrigerator hitting something or creating an obstruction each time you open it.
Capacity – in order to determine what ref you need, you will have to find out what your fresh food storage needs are. For instance, you can settle with a ref with a smaller capacity if you will just be leaving on your own. Also, if you prefer cooking your own food and have dinner at home several days a week, you might want to buy a unit who can accommodate more fresh food and even frozen items. These things are important to think about when you are in the market for a refrigerator.
Style – luckily for you, there are plenty of style to choose from. There is the single door all-refrigerator, single door ref with a small freezer, two-door fridge, side by side fridge and even a French door refrigerator. You will surely have a great time looking at the different designs.
Features – once you have determined your needs or requirements, it would be easy to decide which feature you would like to enjoy. There are units which come with ice and water dispenser, door alarms and no-frost system. You might also consider the number of door bins, shelves and drawers or crispers.
Price –you have to understand that prices of these refrigerators will vary according to capacity and features. Also, some brands are more expensive than others but can be more dependable when it comes to overall performance and quality. So, you need to be discerning when you shop and compare.
It is quite obvious that apartment size refrigerators are designed for small spaces. You need not worry about where to put it since there are units which are so compact, you can place them on your kitchen counter. When it comes to energy efficiency, you can expect them to consume less because of their small capacity. As for its price, they are generally affordable.
The only downside to buying apartment size refrigerators is their limited capacity. You might find yourself going to the grocery several times a week since your refrigerator cannot accommodate much food. To maximize space, be sure to use plastic containers for better organization and be practical when buying food.
Apartment size refrigerators are just what you need if you are worried about having a small kitchen space. These fridges might even surprise you despite their small size. Of course, you need to make sure you know exactly what your requirements are in order to buy the right kind.
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