Refrigerator plays a very important role in our day to day life. It is one of the essential appliances in the kitchen and therefore it cannot be ignored. However, these appliances need separate space in our kitchen due to their large sizes and this unfortunately becomes difficult for those who stay in small apartments. Small apartments have space constraints and finding space for these large appliances becomes a tough task people. This appliance often comes on the way and as well makes the working area of the kitchen smaller. The new under counter refrigerators has been built keeping all these factors in mind. It is a great way to place your refrigerator in your kitchen and is also widely popular across world.
The under counter refrigerator can fit into the countertop. These are smaller in size but have all the same features that a normal refrigerator has. They have shelves inside to store cans, water bottles and other items that you wish to keep. You can also find them in different sizes, designs, styles and colors to match with your other interiors of the kitchen. The under counter refrigerators also facilitate features like balanced temperature control, quick defrosting, fast freezing etc. These also come in different types. One of the benefits of this type of fridge is that, it occupies less floor space in the kitchen and therefore provides more working area. It is ideal for small apartments where space is normally a constraint.
Types of under counter refrigerator:
- Single door under counter refrigerator: This type of refrigerator comes with a single door just like a normal refrigerator with inbuilt facility of cooling the stored items. It has glass shelves inside to store the items and also has storage space in the door to keep water bottles or wines for cooling. It can fit under the counterpart in your kitchen. It comes in different widths starting from 15 to 24 inches with different designs, styles and colors to fit with your interiors.
- Drawer type under counter refrigerator: This type of refrigerator comes with drawers like system. There can be either one or two drawers. One can just slide out the drawer and can store food items in one drawer and bottles of water, wine or cans in another drawer. This makes the food items easily accessible and can be used by small children. This type of fridge is quite popular across the globe. It features balanced temperature control. You can also keep different cooling temperatures in each drawer. The fridge is available in different designs, styles and colors with each size drawer varying between 24 or 27 inches. You can purchase it according to your needs and requirements.
- Under counter freezer: Another option available is under counter freezer. This provides space for cooling as well as freezing. The two in one facility is a wonderful option as it facilitates both. In one end you can store food items and in other end you can prepare ice-cream treats in the freezer for your children. These also facilitate features like balanced temperature control, quick defrosting, fast freezing etc. The fridge is available in different designs, styles and colors. You can choose it based on your preferences.
Finishes: The under counter refrigerator comes in different finishes. Stainless steel is one of the popular finishes. It is also available in different colors like claret, blue. You can choose color of their choice and install the one which best suits your kitchen.
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