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            Fridge Buying Guide

            From tall models to compact under-counter styles, this fridge buying guide gives the lowdown on what cooling equipment to buy and why. Whether it is keeping food fresh for longer, using innovative technology to take the stress out of household chores, or saving energy 365 days a year, fridges are one of the hardest working devices in the home. This guide also covers the features and benefits of each type to help you find a product that best suits your household and lifestyle.

            What are the different types?

            • Larder

              Offering a tall, chilled section, larder devices are a sensible option for larger layouts or families that like to stock up on fresh food.
            • Fridge with icebox

              Featuring both a chilled and a small freezing section, icebox refrigerators are a great choice for those who want to store both fresh and frozen food.

            What are the different fitting types?

            • Freestanding

              Freestanding cooling equipment can be positioned anywhere near a power supply, making them a convenient option that is easy to install.
            • Integrated

              Hidden behind a cupboard door, integrated cooling equipment fits seamlessly into any design for a cohesive and uniform look.

            What sizes are available?

            • Tall

              With added height, tall devices offer more room for storing and organising food, making them a practical choice for larger families.
            • Under counter

              Compact under-counter models save space while offering enough room to store essentials – great for those living solo, as a couple, or in small layouts.

            Features to look out for

            • Salad crisper

            • Lighting

            • Bottle racks

            • Shelving

            • Auto defrost

            • Holiday mode

            Planning considerations

            • Capacity

            • Energy efficiency

            • Location

            • Ventilation

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