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Best Clear Ice Makers for 2016 (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Danny Nguyen

If you are planning a large-scale kitchen renovation and like to entertain, chances are you are planning to have an ice maker in your kitchen plan.

Most refrigerators feature an ice maker, but it can only produce up to 15 pounds of cloudy ice per day.

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Topics: Sub-Zero, Scotsman, Clear Ice Makers, True Refrigerators

True 48" vs. Sub-Zero Pro 48 Counter Depth Refrigerator

by Jonathan Beresford

Let's face it. Sub-Zero has owned the 48 inch professional refrigeration market for quite some time. The Pro 48 inch was introduced in 2005 to appeal to people who wanted an industrial looking refrigerator in the home.

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Topics: Sub-Zero, Counter Depth Refrigerators, True Refrigerators

The Best 48 Inch Counter Depth Refrigerators (Reviews/Ratings)

by Steve Sheinkopf

Back when I wrote this 4 years ago, Sub-Zero seemed to be the best choice for a 48 inch refrigerator. With new competitors and new products, you may need an update.

So we will look at a few different types of configuring a 48 inch refrigerator, then look at the brands and then compare.

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Topics: Thermador, Jenn-Air, Sub-Zero, Counter Depth Refrigerators, Integrated Refrigerators, Ranges, True Refrigerators

Best Undercounter Beverage Centers (Prices/Reviews/Ratings)

by Paul Groux

Beverage centers are the most popular undercounter refrigerator on the market. Unlike a wine unit or traditional refrigerator, a beverage center is designed to store wine as well as soda, water and beer.

Because beverage centers are designed for various drinks the internal temperature on average can range from 35 to 65 degrees.

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Topics: Jenn-Air, Undercounter Refrigerators, Beverage Centers, Sub-Zero, U-Line, True Refrigerators

Spotlight on True Undercounter Refrigerators [VIDEO]

by Chris Wurlitzer

In this video Chris talks about how True undercounter refrigerators is bringing all the benefits of their trusted commerical products to the home with really great features that homeowners and designers will love.

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Topics: True Refrigerators

Perlick vs. True Undercounter Refrigerators (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Jessica Petrino

When choosing an undercounter refrigerator, there are many configurations available ranging from wine units to beverage centers, drawers and all refrigerators.

They are also available in various sizes from 24 wide to 15 inches wide, in stainless or ready to accept custom panels.

Download our Undercounter Refrigerator Guide for more on refrigerators and ice makers »

Undercounter units add a sense of ambiance as well as functionality to any space. They are great for large families, or households that like to entertain. There are a lot of ways to integrate them into the kitchen, bar areas or in even outdoor kitchens.

True and Perlick represent two of the top under cabinet refrigerators in the market. In many ways both companies are mirror images of each other. However, I think there are big differences.

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Topics: Website, Undercounter Refrigerators, Sub-Zero, True Refrigerators

New True Undercounter Icemakers (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Mason Nguyen

You may or may not heard of True, but it’s safe to say most of us have use their products without even knowing.

Grab a bottle of soda in any supermarket or convenience store and you are probably grabbing from a True commercial product.

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Topics: Ice Makers, True Refrigerators

True vs. Viking Beverage Centers (Reviews/Ratings)

by Mark Bennett

Beverage centers are the most popular choice for under cabinet refrigeration.

If you have a need for extra refrigeration and a few wine bottles, then the beverage center is designed for you.

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Topics: Viking, Undercounter Refrigerators, True Refrigerators

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