American-Style Fridge Freezers
There’s a lot to like about a fridge freezer that’s American-style It’s big and bold enough to be a real style statement in your kitchen. They’re also extremely practical, with lots of storage space, and features such as drinking water and ice dispensers.
It’s still worth keeping a few things to keep in mind prior to purchasing one.
American fridge freezers are generally bigger than standard UK models, giving you a huge amount of space to store your pantry. The average size can hold up to 38 bags of food items which is ideal for families that have an appetite and often entertain guests. Pick a model with an integrated water and ice dispenser to have chilled drinks right at your fingertips. Our range includes both slimline models for smaller spaces, and larger, double-door models to suit the entire family.
You can find American refrigerator freezers with a variety of designs to complement your kitchen. From sleek silver and elegant black to an elegant white finish or something bolder you’ll be able to match the new fridge freezer to your kitchen’s color scheme or make it a statement piece in its own right.
We have models from leading brands that will make you sure that the quality is top-of-the-line. Our selection also includes fridge freezers with an A rating for energy efficiency, so you can feel good about the impact on the environment of your new purchase, while saving money on your electric costs.
Before you purchase, you should measure the space you plan to put your American refrigerator-freezer. Make sure that the freezer is able to open and close its door easily. Also, verify if there are shelves or drawers in the interior. We recommend arranging your way into the kitchen with the appliance in place, so you know if there are any places that are difficult to navigate. It is important to ensure that you have access to your favourite snacks!
The size of American-style refrigerator freezers isn’t all that makes them stand out. They are an excellent opportunity to impress your friends and family members with your food and drink. They also have features that other refrigerators don’t, such as dispensers for water and ice, digital displays, as well as fancy vegetable and fruit drawers to keep food fresher longer.
Refrigerators also have an array of color options than other appliances, meaning you can find a model that complements your kitchen. The stainless steel models with brushed finishes are especially eye-catching, as they blend into the kitchen to create a subtle yet stunning design statement.
The latest American-style refrigerators come with a variety of smart technologies that can reduce food waste and simplify your life. For instance the Samsung Bespoke range of fridges (which first debuted at CES in 2021) can be customized to meet your needs, with an array of colors and sizes. You can also download the 21.5-inch Android Tablet that provides access to the internet and a selection of apps, such as shopping lists, calendars, recipes, messages, pictures and timers, among others. It can recognize your voice and answer questions just as Hal 9000 did in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Of course, not everyone wants an ultra-modern fridge. You may prefer a less glitzy, however, equally functional one like the iQ500 from SMEG. It comes in a variety of classic retro colors. It also comes with a water dispenser that is not plumbed on the right side of the door, allowing you dispense cold, clean filtered water and instant ice.
American fridge freezers are bigger than their British counterparts. This allows you to store more food and keep it chilled until you are ready to eat. They’re ideal for large families, frequent guests at home and anyone who likes to purchase bargain items or bulk purchase items to avoid waste and to make it easier to manage shopping trips.
There are a variety of storage options in American-style refrigerators from drawers to shelves. Some refrigerators come with adjustable shelves, making it possible to customise your fridge to fit different sizes of food and drink containers. Door fridge freezer collection racks are ideal for storing jars filled with nuts butter, pasteurised juices or condiments such as ketchup and mustard and freezer drawers are ideal for frozen meats, frozen vegetables and bread. It’s recommended to avoid storing milk in the door, as it will be more vulnerable to temperature fluctuations and could spoil faster.
There’s no doubt that a well-stocked and organised refrigerator is captivating to see. However, aside from looking nice, a refrigerator that’s neatly laid out can help you save money, reduce food waste and reduce unpleasant fridge odors. It’s easy to achieve with the right kitchen accessories.
Aim to have an organized system for organizing foods, by using containers and storage solutions that are clearly labeled. You’ll never have to search for a jar or ask what the odd green blob in the bottom of your fridge. Use clear plastic containers, baskets and bins to keep the different kinds of food. Also, invest in fridge door racks ($13 on Amazon) to keep jars and bottles.
American fridge freezers can provide a modern flair to your kitchen. They have large storage capacities that allow you to store a lot of your daily groceries while keeping your food fresh. They can be expensive to run due to their high consumption of energy. You can cut down your electric bill by up to 50% when you choose an appliance with higher energy efficiency ratings. Models with an A or A+ energy rating use less energy than models with lower ratings.
You can save a lot of money by investing in energy efficient refrigerators. A fridge that is low in carbon emissions can also aid in reducing the impact of your household on the environment. Some models have a holiday mode that switches the refrigerator freezer to a power saving mode when you’re away.
Many energy-efficient refrigerators come with features like an automatic icemaker or twin cooling systems. The latter helps to improve efficiency by separating freezer and fridge sections, which prevents warmer fridge air from causing freezing issues at the bottom of your freezer.
If you’re looking for an American fridge freezer with a smaller footprint, consider going for one that is slimline. These can be as little as 70cm wide which makes them ideal for UK homes with a smaller amount of space. These are usually side-by-side, and have an extra freezer compartment on top of the fridge. This means that you won’t have to bend over to get your frozen food. They are available in a variety designs, including silver and stainless steel.
Buy a new fridge freezer
American fridge freezers can make a great kitchen design statement and provide ample storage space. If you’re a foodie who prefers to have a variety of fresh ingredients at hand, a parent with a hungry family to feed, or an avid entertainer with a crowd to impress, these freezers will allow you to store everything from drinks and snacks to meals and party leftovers.
There are models in many shades such as sleek black that can add a lot to the look. The majority of models have a range of door racks, which allow you to keep larger cartons and bottles upright and freeing space on the shelves to store other items. There are also a range of plumbed dispensers of water and ice that allow you to access instant cold ice drinking water or crushed frozen ice to serve cocktails on demand.
It is also crucial to select a model that is energy efficient for American refrigerator freezers. They are typically on all day long, so they require a good level of energy efficiency to reduce the cost of your household’s utility bills. Check for the Energy Efficiency Rating (EER) label, which is visible on all of our models. A model with a higher EER rating is more efficient.
Don’t forget about the delivery and installation costs of your new appliance. It’s essential to measure the width, height and depth of your home entrance as well as any doors or steps it will have to pass through to get into your kitchen. You can then compare these measurements to the dimensions of your chosen model to make sure it will fit before you buy. If needed, you could employ a strong person or handyman to help get it into the stairs if necessary.