Good-look to Kitchen with Counter Depth Refrigerator
Are you looking for the refrigerator which is best suited for your kitchen? Do not worry when your option is a depth counter fridge. You are able to worry about the size of this model and it is impossible to adjust your house. However, some examples as following will show you why.
At first, define the type of refrigerator you need. Also, the price, space limitations and features directly influencing your choice are also considered. There are some popular types of refrigerators including: Built-in, Counter-depth and Regular Free-standing. They are much preferred among different types for functional features and ability to give your house a good look.
Regarding to Counter-Depth refrigerators, most of them need to extend slightly beyond the counter tops. This will widen the space for the doors to swing open. The installation of the manufacturer guides you step-by-step about specific requirements for door clearance. In the latest models, they allows the doors to open completely even when flush with their surrounding cabinetry. In this model, you can find several types like side-by-side, bottom-freezer and French door. You are also able to equip them with panels that match your cabinetry for an integrated performance with a little extra cost.
You will find counter depth models are available for upscale look of a built-in refrigerator for less money. However, they have less usable space than other model and the price more expensive than their partners.
How to make the appliance look like in the kitchen
- Build cabinetry around the fridge: It is easy and inexpensive to accomplish. At first, you surround the refrigerator with cabinets and match panels to cover the top and sides. Then, choose a finish or trim kit for the appliance and ensure to match the cabinetry in order to help it blend in. This design method has pros that build cabinetry around the refrigerator without demolition, creating a easy and inexpensive option. However, it is not good when the fridge extends farther into the room beyond the countertops, thus you do not have the same streamlined look when the refrigerator is recessed.
- To be installed a false wall: this style of fridge can be added in this case. A fall wall behind these pantry cabinets makes the counter depth one look like built-on. Also, the modular design of this modern model is corresponding to the kitchen’s contemporary style. More importantly, a false wall allows the cabinet depth to match the fridge depth with no cutting into the wall or any requirements of custom cabinets.
- Extend the Countertops: Instead of moving the refrigerator back, you are possible to add deeper countertops, as the illustration shows. It create a deeper than usual countertop when you stack one or two 2x4s behind standard depth base. Moreover, with an extra consumption, you can select the deeper base cabinets and gain more storage space. It certainly provides us a larger work surface while the countertops and base cabinets take away floor space.
For normal construction of the kitchen, Counter depth refrigerator is always the perfect selection. However, for special corner, scales of the fridge, you can have good re-modeling to make it adjustable with your kitchen.