White glass refrigerators
Modern man cannot imagine his life without a good fridge. Stylish design today is becoming the same key criterion as the preservation of freshness of products. White glass fridges make it possible to transform the kitchen interior.
Advantages and disadvantages
The material for these models is tempered glass. Raw materials in the production process undergo a special heat treatment, due to which its strength increases several times when compared with ordinary glass. It is worth saying that tempered glass has long occupied an honorable place in kitchen design. Its smooth surface can be seen on slabs and headsets. Its appearance is close to glass ceramics, however, the cost is much lower.
Thus, glossy surfaces today can be seen in many kitchens. This is one of the reasons to buy a fridge made of glass that will fit perfectly into the interior, becoming one with the kitchen. Refrigeration equipment made of metal with all its diversity of the effect of unity can not provide, staying in the kitchen space alone. Another advantage of the white glass fridge is the color. It is included in the category of undeniable classics and fits into virtually every interior, excluding new modern trends.
Despite the fact that tempered glass is the strongest material and even when splitting does not have sharp fragments, mechanical damage is characteristic of it. For example, in the process of wet cleaning it is easy to scratch it with a sponge, breaking the very specularity for which most people buy it. In this case, wet cleaning will have to be carried out often. Glass is distinguished by its marquee, regardless of the chosen color solution.
Glass in tandem with a fridge today has become quite familiar pair. There are in their models and their varieties.
With glass door
Translucent white glass looks especially organic in the kitchen. One of the common uses of frosted white glass is the design of the top shelves of a kitchen unit. One side. it gives us an overview of the products, on the other - does not make them too obvious. So it turns out that we can see any kitchen utensils or products through glass in the presence of bright closed cabinets, which play an important role in the natural lighting of the room.
Refrigerators with a translucent door today smoothly turn into apartments and houses. And this has its advantages:
- review of existing products with closed fridge;
- visual expansion of the room, because the glass doors do not look massive, as it could be with metal structures.
There were no minuses here. So, one of the main criteria for abandoning such a refrigerator is stereotypical thinking. Indeed, we are accustomed to seeing such models exclusively in supermarkets, not imagining their presence in our own living space. However, here you can recall bar refrigerators with transparent doors that have long fit in cozy living rooms and kitchens. So why not give a chance to a full-fledged refrigerator, especially since well-known brands have gone far in the development of stylish designs of such models.
Besides. When buying, some housewives think that products in models with a glass door will have to be constantly placed in places, creating an aesthetic look. It really is. After the acquisition, you can forget about the plates with half-eaten food left for later in the refrigerator. Only beautiful dishes, fresh fruits and vegetables, presentable in a saucer, can increase the attractiveness of the model.
With glass facade
For those who consider a transparent door too brave decision, you can carefully look at the refrigerator with a glass facade. Its front side of white glass looks like a glossy ice surface, suddenly caught in the kitchen. Reflectivity of the refrigerator works great in a small kitchen, creating the effect of free space on the principle of mirrors. In addition, this model is almost merged with the overall interior, giving the latter lightness.
The advantages of models with a glass facade can be attributed, and the fact of their strength. On such a model will never remain dents. It is worth saying that breaking a glass panel is hard enough; however, even if this happened, large pieces with rounded edges are unable to bring any cuts and open wounds. This fact becomes actual in the presence of small children.
Opinions about white glass refrigerators have positive moods. People are attracted by a perfectly flat surface, successfully combined with any interior styles. Surprisingly, not only young adventurers, but also older conservatives become owners of such models. And the reason here is one - the glass is not inferior in strength to the frosted metal, while looking more dignified and original.
Users also note difficulties with the laundering of the surface, because it is impossible to hide from the drops of fat in the kitchen. Users recommend wet cleaning every day to avoid difficult to wash off stains. Daily glass washing with a soft cloth will help to avoid scratches and enjoy the reflection on the facade of your favorite refrigerator for many years.