Forté appliances are at the top of the line when it comes to efficiency and durability, and Forté retro refrigerators are no exception! The brand has long been famous for creating high-end appliances. Every Forté retro bottom freezer refrigerator is hand-assembled out of high-end materials, making these appliances both powerful and low-maintenance. Many Forté units are even ENERGY STAR® retro refrigerators, giving you thoroughly modern savings on your energy bill. Appliances Connection is proud to carry Forté's new lineup of retro-style refrigerators in a huge variety of colors. Read on to learn more about them and find out more about one of our favorite units.
Why Buy a Forté Retro Refrigerator?
First things first: choosing a retro refrigerator doesn't mean missing out on the modern amenities you've come to expect in your appliances. Regardless of their brand or model, they use modern refrigerants and insulation to maximize their efficiency. Many of them have integrated ice makers and water dispensers for added convenience.
Forté retro refrigerators are even more legendary. You can choose from any of nine different colors. Among your choices are the usual silver, white, and cream, but there's also bright fire-engine red and classic minty teal.
The brand's line of retro refrigerators has even more modern charm. With frost free operation, open door alarms, LED interior lighting, and ultra-quiet compressors, you will get the best of the past and the future.
Our Expert Pick
This Forté retro bottom freezer refrigerator from the 450 Series is one of our favorite new models. As a freestanding unit, it's easy to move and install, and at 24 in. wide, it can fit into most standard fridge cutouts. Its fridge cavity has a capacity of 8.26 cu. ft., while its freezer has a spacious 3.39 cu. ft. of interior room. The unit's adjustable legs make it easy to adjust, and its Frost Free operation means that you'll never have to clean anything except food out of the freezer.
It operates at 42 dBA, which is quieter than the noise level of the average American home. It is a soft green that coordinates well with the whole color spectrum. Its exterior, meanwhile, includes full metal door handles. On the inside, it has adjustable glass shelving and freezer drawers so you can fit any food, and it even comes with a built-in egg tray.
Are Retro Refrigerators a Good Investment?
A retro refrigerator can be an excellent investment in a home if it suits your aesthetic. The huge number of color options available mean that you can coordinate them with eclectic decor, and if you love all things vintage, a retro refrigerator may be the perfect addition to your kitchen.
Adding a retro refrigerator, especially a high-quality one like the ones we've talked about here, can also improve the resale value of your home. One of the biggest challenges of selling a home is making it memorable, and a retro fridge a wonderful way to make your home stand out while still boasting about the new appliances.
Keep in mind that retro refrigerators tend to have specific design requirements. While Appliances Connection offers them in many different sizes, most models are no wider than 28 in. It's also rare to find a retro fridge with French doors or side-by-side compartments.
Where can I buy a retro refrigerator?
Appliances Connection is proud to stock a massive selection of retro refrigerators from a variety of brands. In addition to the Forté retro refrigerators featured in this post, we have options from SMEG, Unique, iio, and more.
How efficient are retro refrigerators?
Retro refrigerators that were made in modern times comply with modern efficiency standards. Many of them are even ENERGY STAR® certified.