Reasons to Buy: Double-Door Fridges

Reasons to Buy: Double-Door Fridges

In much the same way as you’ve upgraded your car and home as your family grows, there comes a time when you suddenly appreciate the value of larger kitchen appliances. And oh, how you covet the sleek lines and effortless door and shelf movements of those high-end double-door fridges!

Have you reached that point in your life where you wonder how you ever coped with that little dorm-room fridge in varsity? Especially given that the large single-door fridge you were so proud of a few short years ago seems to be bursting at the seams! Perhaps you’ve reached that critical point in your life where you’ve made the choice to move into the realm of a double door fridge. 

But let’s not get ahead of ourselves here. Are there sound, logical reasons to invest the extra cash in a side-by-side fridge?

Undeniable Advantages of Double-Door Fridges

The obvious place to start is with the additional capacity. Double-door fridges offer a full-size fridge section and a full-sized freezer adjacent to each other; neither has to sacrifice their space for the other as standard single-door fridge/freezer combos do. Whether you’ve chosen a side-by-side or a french door fridge, you’ll either benefit from additional rows of shelves or wider spaces. Either way, you’re keeping that growing family happy and healthy without having stacked items rocketing toward you each time you open the fridge or freezer door. 

This two-in-one appliance will also use less energy than two separate appliances. And, of course, the newer models are increasingly more energy efficient than their predecessors.

Likewise, advances in tech have allowed these practical appliances to operate frost free, which means no more defrosting a choked-up freezer compartment on your Saturdays off. Additional storage space in your freezer allows you to stock up whenever necessary.

Double-Door Fridges – What’s on the Menu?

Let’s take a closer look at just a couple of options to give you an idea of what you can expect when you start shopping. 

Samsung 520L Inox Side-By-Side Fridge 

The Samsung 520L Inox Side-By-Side Fridge features:

  • 179L freezer and 341L fridge capacity
  • No-frost freezer system
  • Dairy compartment plus wine rack
  • Interior LED lights
  • Tempered glass shelves
  • Water dispenser
  • Door alarm
  • External LED display
  • Energy rating A+
Samsung 520L Inox Side By Side Fridge

Samsung 520L Inox Side-By-Side Fridge

Smeg 573L Side By Side Fridge/Freezer Features

The Smeg 573L Side By Side Fridge/Freezer features:

  • 156L freezer capacity and 334L fridge capacity
  • Adjustable glass shelves
  • Ice and water dispenser
  • Antibacterial odour filter
  • Internal LED lighting
  • Multiflow cooling system
  • Full no-frost freezer
  • Fast-freeze compartment
  • Ionizer to keep food fresher for longer
  • Eco and holiday mode
  • Stunning metallic stainless steel finish
Smeg 573L Side By Side Fridge/Freezer

Smeg 573L Side By Side Fridge/Freezer

LG 611Lt Matt Black Steel Side-by-Side Refrigerator  

The LG 611L Matt Black Steel LG Side by Side Refrigerator features:

  • Door-in-Door™
  • EZ Open Pocket Handle
  • Ice & Water Dispenser with UVNano
  • Linear Cooling™
  • Door Cooling
  • Hygiene Fresh+
  • Moist Balance Crisper
  • Multi Air Flow
  • Wine Rack
  • Inner Micom
  • SpacePlus™ Ice Maker

The Economic Times spells out some of the features of the new LG fridges saying, “The new range of LG Frost Free Refrigerators is equipped with E-micom, which can conveniently control the temperature settings without opening the door, significantly reducing the cold air loss. With the LG ThinQ, you can control key features and access the appliance remotely from anywhere. The latest LG refrigerators also come with Smart Learner powered by AI, which analyses the usage pattern of the refrigerator and optimizes cooling accordingly. With the help of various algorithms, the latest.”

LG 611Lt Matt Black Steel Side by Side Refrigerator

LG 611Lt Matt Black Steel Side-by-Side Refrigerator

Don’t Forget

Before you buy, here are a few points to remember.

  1. Double-door fridges are (obviously) larger than single-door models, so measuring your kitchen before purchasing one is essential. If your space is limited, but you still need more cooling capacity, you may be better off considering an extra wide single-door fridge.
  2. A double door fridge is more expensive than single-door models. However, depending on the brand you choose, you’ll get some great features (as we’ve seen above) and enjoy excellent energy efficiency.
  3. If you want to get the most out of your new fridge, look for those that come with more adjustable shelves. This is a useful feature because it allows you to store different sizes and quantities of food, regardless of type. For example, if you’re storing bottles of wine, it’s better if they don’t have to be placed on an upper shelf where they can easily fall off. The same goes for other types of drinks or condiments that are prone to spilling or leaking. You might also consider purchasing a model with multiple door compartments so that each family member gets their own dedicated space in which they can put their favourite snacks without mixing them with anyone else’s.

Double-Door Fridges For Your Growing Family 

With all these features in mind and some research on your part, you can easily find the perfect double-door fridge for your needs. And the best part is that you can count on a long-lasting kitchen partner as dedicated to keeping your family healthy as you are. 

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