What is a true counter-depth refrigerator?
A counter-depth refrigerator is closer to the depth of your kitchen countertops (24-30 inches, not including handles), and therefore, has a shallower depth than traditional refrigerators (30-36 inches).
What is true counter-depth?
Recessed, Counter-Depth, Built-In, or Fully Integrated The standard base cabinet is 24 inches deep.
Do they make a 24 deep refrigerator?
Above: The Miele 24-Inch Counter-Depth Bottom Freezer Refrigerator (KFN13923DE) is a total of 24 13/16 inches deep; $2,799 at ABT. Above: The Bosch 500 Series 24-Inch Counter Depth Bottom Freezer Refrigerator (B11CB50SSS) is 23 7/8 inches deep; $2,339.99 on Amazon.
Do counter depth refrigerators stick out?
If you do not have a counter-depth refrigerator, your standard fridge will stick out 6″ or more from the counter. A counter-depth fridge will only stick out as much as the door depth, typically just a few inches.
Do counter depth refrigerators have less space?
Smaller cubic feet. Because counter-depth fridges are shallower than standard ones, they tend to offer less cubic feet of interior food storage space. Standard fridge/freezer combos average between 22 and 31 cubic feet of space, while baseline counter-depth fridges are between 20 and 23 cubic feet.
Why does my counter-depth refrigerator stick out?
Standard refrigerators are typically 32 to 36 inches deep or more, and since countertops are normally about 25 inches deep (24 inches for the base cabinet with a 1-inch overhang) this means that a standard refrigerator will stick out from adjoining countertops by 6 inches or more.
How do I make my fridge look built-in?
“Adding ¾-inch panels left and right of fridge along with a deep cabinet above the fridge provides that built-in look.”
Why do people buy counter-depth refrigerators?
Many will choose a counter-depth refrigerator simply because this style gives the kitchen a more uniform profile. The refrigerator does not protrude several inches past the counter. More convenient access to contents. Finding and retrieving contents from a counter-depth refrigerator is much easier.