Built-in fridge without freezer
A small kitchen delivers some inconvenience due to limited space, because often only one refrigerator takes up a lot of space. But today there is an excellent solution in the form of a built-in refrigerator without a freezer. This option will perfectly fit into the small size of the room and will not take up too much space in your kitchen.
In addition, such a unit can become an additional source of cooling to the main equipment, which is especially important when many quickly perishable products are stored in the house.
First, let's see when exactly you might need refrigerators without a freezer. Such cooling systems have proven themselves not only in small kitchens, but also perfectly suited for country houses, hotels, hospital wards, offices, and also sleeping rooms as a mini-bar for cooling drinks.
This storage method has many advantages.
Due to the fact that the purpose of such a device is only a small cooling of the products, and not their thorough freezing, it makes almost no noise and consumes very little energy. A constant level of humidity and the absence of a fan will help keep products fresh, without overwhelming their surface. A small-size refrigerator can become your home bar, because drinks in it will keep their cool for a long time.
Choosing a cooling system
Built-in refrigerators have different sizes depending on the purpose of use and the size of the room. On sale you can find a very miniature model with a volume of only up to 17 liters, and large cooling devices, the volume of which reaches 500 liters. In the majority of such units there is a function of supercooling, thanks to which the products start to cool after a few minutes.
Small refrigerators can be transported with you in the car, which is very convenient for frequent trips to the country.
A large unit is better to install at home, placing it in a wall or closet. Cooling in refrigerators without a freezer provides non-durable storage of food. Such devices are equipped with bright lighting and the ability to adjust the shelves. Many manufacturers create additional useful features for built-in refrigerators without freezers. The following additions may be extremely tempting for the consumer: a system for eliminating extraneous odors, an instant cooling mode and a freshness chamber.
Advantages and disadvantages
Built-in refrigerator supports temperature in the range from 2 to 15 degrees. Its main advantages are in the following details:
- Possibility of mounting in a wall or cabinet, what allows to save the place and to create beautiful and cozy design;
- Silent mode, that allows you to install such units even in bedrooms;
- Multiple drawers and shelves for compact storage of products;
- Many models have a system to control the voltage drop;
- Sound signal in the case of the left door open;
- Convenient transportation in the car, for example, upon delivery to the cottage;
- The disadvantages include difficult installation this kind of units and overpriced.
Browse popular models
Most often, buyers opt for a domestic manufacturer "Saratov", which has been producing refrigeration systems for over 50 years. Such a unit has excellent capacity, where there are immediately four shelves with adjustment function, so you can put a large saucepan and a two-liter jug with milk in the fridge. On the shelves, which are located on the door itself, you can easily put two-liter bottles.
Nord has also been on the market for a long time. The small refrigerators produced by this company can be used as a summer option. They contain a relatively small amount of products, but all of them can keep their freshness.
The company’s refrigerators will be a great option for the kitchen or bedroomSmolensk", which are made in wooden case and will be an excellent addition to wooden furniture.
A huge range of manufacturers allows the customer to choose a refrigerator according to its goals and needs. The Belarusian firm Atlant has long been able to establish itself in the production market from the positive side. The company is engaged in the release of single-chamber refrigerators of various sizes. Do not stand aside and Italian manufacturers.
Firm Zanussi very popular among buyers. A large range of built-in models will allow you to choose a quality unit for the specific needs of the consumer.
Enjoys great demand Electrolux. This is a Swedish company engaged in the production of embedded refrigerators without a freezer and a separate freezer. Both units are produced in the same design, which makes it possible to create a cozy interior in your kitchen.
For storage of a large volume of products suitable units of the German company Liebherr.
In some models, manufacturers have provided the function of digital display of temperature. In case of a badly closed door, the refrigerator will emit a special sound signal. For different types of products there is a separate shelf. They are all made of durable glass. Built-in refrigerators firms Liebherr in high demand among buyers, despite its high cost. These units cope with their tasks one hundred percent, they can be placed in the office, in the kitchen or even on the balcony.
Options for country house can be called models from manufacturers Bocsh and Beko. They have a small volume and are suitable for cooling drinks.
Such options will fit well as a bar in the bedroom, bath or living room.
Refrigerators without a freezer do not require too much attention in terms of care for the device. Normal maintenance of cleanliness at the proper level is a complete basis of care. It is necessary to periodically wipe the shelves with a slightly damp washcloth. Once a month you will need general cleaning in the form of washing the shelves with special cleaning solutions.
If the refrigerator is not equipped with a function to eliminate odors, then you should put cut lemon or activated carbon tablets into it to get rid of unpleasant odors.
In addition, it is important to store fish and smoked meats in closed containers to prevent unwanted flavors.
Most housewives talk about their bargain, expressing the fact that many products in a single-chamber refrigerator can be stored even without bags, while they retain their freshness for a long time. Many refer to the fact that the refrigerator works almost silently, which is important now.
The release of space due to the convenient location of the refrigerator is also noted in the list of advantages.
Many buyers buy such models for these reasons. In the case of proper placement of kitchen furniture and various devices, you can make the kitchen cozy and spacious. A single-chamber refrigerator is an excellent option for creating the perfect interior. After all, it will not only significantly save space, but also give a special style to your home.