Buying a refrigerator can be an intensive process. You need to find a refrigerator that fits not only your kitchen, but your lifestyle. That's where the experts at Appliances Connection come in: we've compiled a list of the best 36-in. French door refrigerators of 2021.
With a total capacity of 26.8 cu. ft, the Frigidaire FFHB2750TS is the most spacious refrigerator on this list. Not only does it have multi-level LED lighting to illuminate every part of the refrigerator cavity, but its Effortless™ Glide crisper and freezer drawers slide fully in and out with ease, regardless of how fully loaded they are. Adding to the huge capacity is the full-width Cool-Zone™ drawer at the bottom of the refrigerator cavity. The Store-More™ glass shelves extend from edge to edge, allowing you to configure the refrigerator to your exact specifications without sacrificing storage space. In fact, you can adjust the interior storage in 100 different ways, meaning you'll never have to cut that pizza in half to make it fit your fridge. This is also the only refrigerator on this list that has an external water and ice dispenser. Its PureSource Ultra® II water filters remove 99.3% of lead and 99.9% of other contaminants from your drinking water, ensuring the freshest, cleanest drinking water available.
The Fisher & Paykel RS36A72J1N is the only panel ready refrigerator on this list, and it's truly one of the best 36-in. French door refrigerators you can buy. It has 16.8 cu. ft. of capacity, which is more than enough to store food for a family. It also comes with ActiveSmart™ foodcare technology that adjusts the airflow, humidity, and temperature within the refrigerator cavity to create a stable internal temperature, preventing spoilage and keeping your food fresh for longer. Its Spill-safe glass shelves slide out for easy access and keep spills contained, making them easy to clean. The freezer has an ice maker that deposits ice into a removable bin. You can even boost ice production by 30% with the touch of a button, which is perfect for parties and other events. It also comes with Fast Freeze technology that rapidly drops the freezer's temperature, freezing food quickly and locking in flavor and freshness. Even the Soft Close hinges are designed for zero-clearance installations, allowing this fridge to blend in until the moment you wow people by opening it.
Whirlpool's WRQA59CNKZ model is the only French door refrigerator on this list that has four doors, and the only one to be ADA compliant. It has 19.4 cu. ft. of total capacity, providing you with a variety of flexible storage options, and the lightweight plastic shelves are easy to rearrange. This refrigerator comes with TotalCoverage cooling, which uses multi-flow air vents to direct chilled air evenly throughout the cavity and eliminate warm spots. It also has a wide range of custom temperature controls, making it easy to store any food at the ideal temperature. The Fast Cool and Fast Freeze options maximize the appliance's cooling capacity for two hours after you press the button to activate them, allowing you to chill freshly bought groceries and seal in their freshness. All this comes in a fingerprint-resistant stainless steel exterior that coordinates with most other kitchen appliances.
What is the first thing to check when a refrigerator stops working?
If your refrigerator stops working, it's a good idea to check obvious issues first. This includes making sure your refrigerator is plugged in as well as checking the circuit breaker for your kitchen.
What is the average life expectancy of a refrigerator?
Most refrigerators can last up to 13 years. You can extend this lifespan with proper cleaning and maintenance of your appliance.