Glass door refrigerators
The emergence of such popular today styles in interior design as "minimalism" and "loft", requires a completely new design of furniture, home appliances, accessories. Manufacturers of home appliances have released an updated version of their products to the world and Russian markets. Refrigerator with a glass door is the best fit in the minimalist style of the kitchen.
Advantages and disadvantages
A household appliance with a transparent surface looks much more interesting than its usual counterparts. It gives the kitchen a gloss and chic of modernity. The technical characteristics of the unit with a glass door in no way inferior to other "opaque" models. Of course, the owner of such an unusual thing will have to take care of perfect surface care.
Especially clean housewives will have to wipe the glass almost several times a day. The dishes and containers in which the products will be stored must also meet all the requirements of refinement. Undoubtedly, such a refrigerator does not require a mess. It is worth decisively weighing all the pros and cons before buying such a trendy model.
All glass elements of the refrigerator are made exclusively of extremely durable tempered glass. It is not afraid of shocks and fireproof. Glass can be as transparent, and white or milky-opaque. The choice of a particular model depends on personal taste preferences, features of care and room design. So, for example, care for milk-colored glass is easier than for transparent. It has fewer types of divorces and handprints.
The glass door of the refrigerator has chrome fittings, at least - a frame of steel. A model with a transparent door requires good lighting - only if this condition is fulfilled, the household appliance will look really advantageous. The remaining characteristics relate to the choice of the refrigerator as a whole, regardless of the material from which its facade is made.
Attention should be paid to:
- size and shape. The refrigerator should fit well in the place intended for it, go through all the doorways during transportation and not interfere with other household appliances when opening and closing the door. The location of the freezer and the size of the unit are selected individually, based on the number of products stored in it;
- internal filling. The number of shelves, their location, material - glass, plastic, metal. What matters is the presence of special boxes for separate storage of food in the freezer. The choice of additional accessories, such as a shelf for drinks, compartments for eggs, an oiler, depends on individual preferences;
- defrosting method - drip, hand or "no frost". Considering the fact that any unit needs to be defrosted and washed once a year, is it worth it to pay for new-fangled systems - it’s better to answer this question before buying a home appliance;
- climate class and power consumption;
- availability of additional functions. Chilled water supply, built-in TV monitor, ice maker, mini-bar, touch control panel - all this is now available in new models of refrigerators.
Not all manufacturers produce refrigerators with a glass door; therefore, there is almost no competition in this segment of production. To date, the leader in the production of such models is the company Bosch. Refrigerators of this brand are loved by buyers for the perfect price-quality ratio. Household appliances firm Bosch made in silver color, which makes it even more elegant.
"Smart" cooling system and freezing products will suit any hostess. Program VitaFresh aims to preserve the pristine freshness. System Hydrofresh designed specifically to retain moisture, which helps to preserve the appearance and natural natural freshness of vegetables and fruits. Even after a few days they will look as if they had just been picked from the garden. The refrigerator is divided into zones depending on the intensity of cooling. For the lighting meet the modern LED design, but at the same time the refrigerator has low power consumption.
In 2015, the brand Bosch introduced a new, updated series of two-chamber high-strength tempered glass refrigerators "Crystal". Feature of the model - the facade of bright colored glass without a frame. In the lineup there are fiery red, black, purple, unusually white household appliances. They are able to transform beyond recognition any kitchen and are themselves a newfangled art object. Inside, the refrigerator has a white plastic coating and finish to match. The shelves are made of impact resistant glass. The noise level of Bosch models, according to numerous user reviews, is lower than that of other manufacturers.
The advantages of refrigerators with a glass facade brand Bosch:
- chic design;
- highly accurate cooling system;
- German quality.
Magic models of the brand Liebherr
In 2016, the brand Liebherr introduced a new line of refrigerators "Coolvision". The external facade of such household appliances is made using slate, leather, glass, wood. The view of the models is fascinating: imitation of the starry sky using LEDs built into the glass case of the refrigerator, moving images of colors, the effect of color depth.
For the interior in style "loft" or "high tech" Ideal glass option with a decor of concrete and slate. Of course, the cost of such models is very high. It is necessary to make a reservation that a refrigerator with a transparent facade is in demand not only in everyday life, but also in commercial structures. Owners of shops, cafes and pavilions prefer the unit with glass for the demonstration of goods.
The functions of the refrigerator in a store or cafe are:
- preservation of product freshness;
- product demonstration;
- increase in purchasing power due to advantageous lighting and the presence of advertising on the facade of the refrigerator.
Among the main models can be distinguished vertical high refrigerators and low horizontal ones.
Direct vertical refrigerator is better to place in a small room with high ceilings - this will help save space.. In such models should be placed drinks. As a rule, the width of such units does not exceed 40 centimeters, so that the buyer can easily consider the product. If possible, it is better to purchase a wide low household appliance - a review of products in it is better, which increases consumer demand.
Choose a model for the bar
When buying a home appliance for a store or bar, you should pay attention to a number of features:
- Get models with hinged doors, not compartment doors. They will last longer;
- choose the volume of the refrigerator depending on the breadth of the range. If storage of diverse products is required, it is worth looking for a model with individual compartments;
- choose models with temperature control on the external panel of the device - it is much more convenient;
- Perhaps the most important thing is the lighting. From high-quality lighting products depends on their merchantability. It is better to give preference to LED lamps - they will provide a bright glow and will last a long time;
- The use of advertising on the external facade of the refrigerator will make it unique and will attract buyers.
For commercial units, choose only impact resistant front glass and high-quality accessories. It is better that on a transparent door there were locks in case of possible theft of goods. A good option would be to open the door using the remote control. On the glass surface you can place the company logo, product information - this will be a good marketing solution to attract the attention of the buyer.