Choosing a New Refrigerator for YOUR NEW Home

When you get close to the move in date into your new home, you will want to make sure the refrigerator fits under the cabinet opening. Although many think the sizes are standard, they actually have quite a bit of variance in height and width. Knowing what your home will accommodate can save you money and hassle if you have the wrong style or size for your new home.

Refrigerators have three 48277standard styles and these are the bottom freezer, top freezer, and side-by-side. There is a style called French door refrigerator which has a double door bottom freezer. Refrigerator dimensions are dependent on the style and cubic feet capacity of each one.

Comparing the three standard styles with similar capacity, the most energy efficient is the top freezer, next in line is the bottom freezer, and the least energy efficient is the side-by-side style. Refrigerators are also less energy efficient when they have indoor water and ice dispenser compared to those that have none.