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Before You Buy a Freezer

Built-in vs. Freestanding

Our appliances are spilt into two big families: built-in and free standing. “That’s great, but what’s the difference” you say?

Built-in appliances completely integrate with the kitchen furniture and can be hidden behind panels for a seamless look and feel that coordinates better with the style of your kitchen.

Freestanding models, on the other hand, can be placed in any room and usually have more storage capacity than built-in appliances.

Energy saving

A-rated appliances are not only better for the environment – they’re better for your pocket too. Our A+ models reduce the amount of energy consumption by up to 25% more than A-class models, saving you money.

Mix and Match

These days there are radically different options available, depending on if you need a dedicated fridge department, a freezing compartment, or a combination of the two. Let’s have a look at some of the main types available:

With the combi, you get both fridge and freezer compartments in one. A combi either comes with a freezer on the bottom (with ample storage space for both compartments) or a freezer on top (with much more room for the fridge compartment).

Single Door
These models include a small freezer and are available in varying widths and heights to give you maximum freezer space for the space in your kitchen. 

Typically kept in a cellar or garage, the chest freezer is a spacious appliance used to store large amounts of frozen goods.

For the Best Fit
Think about how much storage you need and how much space you have available. If you love fresh food and don’t use your freezer that often, a top combi or single door model would work for you. If you need lots of storage for frozen food but your kitchen isn’t very roomy, you could go for a combi bottom in the kitchen with a chest freezer in the garage.

Right Size

Bigger isn’t always better. Owning a monster-sized fridge that’s always half-empty is a waste of energy and space. The best way to decide on size is by considering the number of family members living in your home (who’s going to be using this refrigerator?) in relation to storage capacity.
Measure the space you want to install the new appliance before you shop. That way, you can better decide what size appliance you’ll need.

For the Best Fit:
If you have lots of space to work with and lots of mouths to feed, a single door fridge with a separate chest freezer may be the way to go.

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