A freestanding refrigerator is the most common type of refrigerator, and for good reason. They easily slide into place in your kitchen and can be transported along with your family if you decide to move. These unattached appliances are built at counter depth, so they can seamlessly conform to the existing cabinetry in your kitchen space. There are many on the market, but we've rounded up the best freestanding refrigerators of 2021 to help you find the perfect appliance for your home.
This freestanding French door refrigerator from Beko has a total capacity of 19.86 cu. ft. to fit all the fresh and frozen food you need. With four glass shelves, six door bins and two crispers, it's easy to organize your fruits and veggies, and EverFresh+ technology keeps them fresh three times longer than the average refrigerator. NeoFrost Dual Cooling technology uses two separate cooling systems to maintain the perfect level of humidity so your fridge and freezer stay cool and frost-free. This ENERGY STAR® Certified refrigerator is equipped with Sabbath Mode that will ensure that the interior lights remain off when the door is opened, to stay in compliance with the rules of the Jewish Sabbath, and IonGuard technology keeps the air fresh while eliminating the risk of odor transfer.
Fruits and vegetables will stay fresh up to 30% longer with the help of the Active Fresh Blue Light, and interior theater LED lighting will illuminate every item inside your freestanding refrigerator. The Turbo Ice Maker can create 11 lbs. of ice in 24 hours and your Interior Filtered Water Dispenser will provide crisp water at the push of a button. With a fingerprint-resistant stainless steel exterior, your refrigerator will add style to your kitchen decor.
Part of the Contemporary Series, this ENERGY STAR® Certified bottom freezer refrigerator from Fisher & Paykel has a total capacity of 17.1 cu. ft. With removable, spill-safe glass shelves, a crisper drawer, and LED lighting, you can keep your groceries organized knowing they will be illuminated at every corner of your refrigerator's interior. This Star-K Kosher Certified refrigerator has a Sabbath Mode that allows you to keep interior lights off during the Sabbath or other religious holidays.
For added peace of mind, the exterior door is equipped with a safety lock, and an alarm will sound if the door remains open for too long or if interior temperatures change. ActiveSmart™ Foodcare technology allows your freestanding refrigerator to maintain a controlled temperature so your food will stay fresh longer, and you can activate Fast Freeze to quickly drop your freezer's temperature to it's lowest setting so newly added food will freeze quickly. The stainless steel ice maker and water dispenser make it easy to grab a quick glass of ice whenever you need it, and the EZKleen stainless steel doors look sleek and stylish in any kitchen space.
This 3 Series freestanding refrigerator from Viking holds a total capacity of 22.1 cu. ft. and has four adjustable spill-proof shelves, and it's the final selection on our list of the best freestanding refrigerators of 2021. With two adjustable Humidity Zone™ drawers and an adjustable ColdZone™ drawer, you can easily control the separate environments for your fruits, vegetables, and fresh meat, and the electronic temperature controls allow you to precisely control the environment inside your entire refrigerator. The air purification system keeps clean air circulating throughout your refrigerator and theater LED lighting illuminates the entire space. The French doors are equipped with five large bins, including two that can hold gallon-sized containers. The ice maker utilizes a premium filter so your ice is cold and fresh every time. Additionally, the slide-out freezer baskets help you keep everything organized.
Are French door refrigerators worth it?
French door refrigerators make it easy to maximize your storage space with a large bottom freezer, and their shelves are typically wider than traditional refrigerators. Additionally, the door bins are usually very large.
How long are refrigerators supposed to last?
On average, a refrigerator should last around 10 years with proper care and maintenance.