Built-In Vs Counter Depth Refrigerator

Build-in refrigerators: what are they?

In general, a built-in refrigerator is one that is mounted in cabinetry or customized to fit within a specific enclosure. Refrigerators with this style of motor are characterized by a motor located at the top of their cabinetry, and doors and handles that protrude 1-2 inches from the cabinetryIn some cases, built-in refrigerators have doors which protrude past surrounding cabinets and in others they are flush with the surrounding cabinets. When shopping for a built-in refrigerator, people sometimes get confused between these two types. Here are some explanations to clear up any confusion. The advantage of built-in refrigerators is that the panel is ready to match your kitchen cabinets, it gives the kitchen a high-end look, it lasts a long time, and it increases the value of your home. In addition to its disadvantages, the built-in refrigerator has some cons, such as being more expensive, having less storage, and being more difficult to install. Therefore, if you decide to proceed with a built-in refrigerator, you should contact us so that we can assist you in getting it installed correctly.


 Counter-depth refrigerators: what are they?

In terms of refrigeration appliances, freestanding refrigerators are the most common. A freestanding refrigerator has the advantage of having an optional depth for homeowners who want a spacious interior. The cost of these models is lower than those of built-in models, and you can move them easily if you need to do so. Since it’s freestanding, you can place it pretty much anywhere you’d like. Depending on the situation, it may be placed against a wall by itself, or it may be placed between cabinets. Counter depth refrigerators can even be placed in cabinets, but they still won’t have the same integrated look as built-in refrigerators. There are also advantages and disadvantages to counter depth. Their advantages include being more affordable, giving you more storage, and being easier to install. They also have some disadvantages along with their advantages. The size options are limited, and the look is not integrated.

The look and budget of the refrigerator are the most important considerations. Do you want your refrigerator to be smoothly integrated with your cabinets? And, if so, is the extra money worth it to me? Now you understand the distinction between built-in and counter-depth refrigerators, and you can always call Aventini Kitchen for installation.