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Best Double Drawer French Door Refrigerators (Reviews/Ratings)

by Brett Lucero

Whirlpool introduced the first French door refrigerator in the 1980's but discontinued them. In the 90's, refrigerator options were limited to having either a side-by-side fridge or a top freezer. Now, you have the option of a bottom freezer refrigerator, a French door refrigerator, or a French door double drawer refrigerator. 

Double drawers are a bit harder to buy than a regular French door refrigerator because the inside and extra drawer differ between manufacturers. It can be confusing. We will look at the four most popular double drawer French door refrigerators and then compare them.

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Topics: Jenn-Air, GE, French Door Refrigerators, Samsung, LG Electronics

The Largest Capacity Counter Depth French Door Refrigerators (Reviews / Ratings)

by Jessica Petrino

If you are in the market for a new refrigerator chances are you might be considering a counter depth model. Counter depth refrigerators have gained a ton of popularity lately because they give you a built-in look at (typically) a more affordable price than integrated models.

The tradeoff, by going counter depth, you will lose capacity relative to traditional full-depth freestanding refrigerators.

If you are looking to maximize your capacity and benefit from the counter depth look, this article will help answer some nagging questions.

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Topics: Counter Depth Refrigerators, French Door Refrigerators

Best French Door Refrigerators Deals 2017 (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

French doors have become increasingly popular due to their unique style, they also offer more cubic footage in the refrigerator and less in the freezer than the side by side refrigerator. 

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Topics: Jenn-Air, Frigidaire, Counter Depth Refrigerators, KitchenAid, French Door Refrigerators, Samsung

Best 30 Inch Stainless Steel Refrigerators (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Danny Nguyen

Appliances are designed to follow cabinet sizes. The three most common cabinet widths are 36", 30" and 33", in that order. 30 inch is really the standard in most city apartments and smaller kitchens.

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Topics: Top Mount Refrigerators, Bottom Mount Refrigerators, Refrigerators, French Door Refrigerators

Best 30 Inch French Door Refrigerators (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Brett Lucero

There are three popular widths for refrigerators: 36", 33" and 30". Why are they so popular? Appliances fit cabinets. You will never see a 37" refrigerator, because it cannot fit inside a popular cabinet.

That being said, a 36" is by far the most popular and has the most selection. You are probably reading this because you cannot find a decent 30 inch refrigerator. It is pretty amazing, because most city apartments can only fit a 30 inch fridge.

There are very few actually, because most 30 inch seems to be for less expensive ($499 and up) top mounted refrigerators. However, French doors have better refrigeration space and are generally considered nicer looking.

Below are some of the best 30” French door refrigerators.

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Topics: Refrigerators, French Door Refrigerators

Best French Door Professional and Integrated Refrigerators

by Jessica Petrino

We have written extensively about colors on appliances. We even wrote about Black Stainless Steel last week. Even with these new colors and finishes, adding panels to your appliances are still the best options for a customized look. 

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Topics: Integrated Refrigerators, French Door Refrigerators

Side by Side vs. French Door Counter Depth Refrigerators (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by John Ramsay V

In terms of improving the look of your kitchen for the least amount of money, counter depth refrigerators (along with slide-in ranges) are the best choice. So before you pour tons of money into a new kitchen, look at counter depths as a simpler solution.

A counter depth refrigerator is 24 inches deep for the refrigerator body. Counter depth has become the refrigerator of choice in remodeling, because it looks much better than looking at the black textured sides of a standard refrigerator

One of the first decisions you will have to make when buying a new fridge will be what size is best for you?

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Topics: Jenn-Air, Bosch, Counter Depth Refrigerators, French Door Refrigerators

Thermador vs Sub-Zero French Door Counter Depth Refrigerators (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Chris Wurlitzer

French door refrigeration is the most popular style of refrigerator sold in the United States right now. It is certainly the coolest looking product with side by side top and a bottom freezer.

Unlike side by side refrigerators, French doors allow you to use the full width to store food like trays and platters.

Thermador has had a French door for 10 years as part of their very successful Freedom collection. Sub-Zero just started marketing a French door in July of 2012.

As these brands seem to compete in other categories, let's compare their French door refrigerators. This a tough comparison of very different units, prices and rebates.

We'll take a look at both companies, their products and then compare the two at the end. 

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Topics: Thermador, Sub-Zero, French Door Refrigerators

KitchenAid 5 Door vs. Samsung French Door Refrigerator (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Brittany Jatkola

 If you have been doing research on the purchase of a refrigerator recently, you may have noticed some new styles have hit the market. Traditionally, refrigerators either had one or two doors but now they are made in multiple configurations.

It can be confusing with all the choices.

We will review two brands with different variations of these styles. Samsung has introduced a four door system to their refrigeration line and KitchenAid just released a five door/drawer model.

We will take a look at these two designs and see the features each has to offer.

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Topics: KitchenAid, French Door Refrigerators, Samsung

Best Shallow/Regular French Door Refrigerators

by Steve Sheinkopf

French doors are side by side refrigerators with bottom freezers. They are convenient with island kitchen installations for easier pass through. Unlike a side by side, you have the full width to fit trays in the refrigerator section. Most clients buy them because of their larger size or cooler appearance.

There are a few notable differences between counter depth and regular depth refrigerators. The sides of a counter depth do not protrude from the cabinet for a more streamlined look in your kitchen.

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Topics: Jenn-Air, Bosch, Frigidaire, Website, Counter Depth Refrigerators, Electrolux, KitchenAid, French Door Refrigerators

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