Refrigerator is one of the most essential household appliances of every family and to decide the right size of this appliance is very important for many different reasons.
While selecting any new refrigerator from Fisher and Paykel, you need to consider it for at least 10 years of its lifespan. During its lifespan it must offer you following few benefits:
- Provide you sufficient space to store all your food items.
- You should be able to access your favorite item very easily and conveniently.
- Your food remains fresh for longer time.
Keeping all the above these in mind, following are few things that you need to consider so that you can arrive at right size of your new refrigerator.
- Model selected
When you visit the showroom or on the website of any supplier, you need to short list few models, which will suit your need by looking at their various features.
That will also provide various sizes available and based on your need you can choose your model.
- Measure width and depth and height
Every model will provide information about the height, width and depth of the refrigerator model, so that you can have an idea about the size of various refrigerators available.
Make sure that you have sufficient space available to place your refrigerator conveniently.
- How will it enter
Having decided the right size of your refrigerator, the next important thing to see is that it can be easily carried inside your home without breaking any of your door.
Also, make sure that there is sufficient space available around your refrigerator so that your refrigerator can properly breathe.
- Capacity of refrigerator
Usually, the capacity of the refrigerator is measured in the unit of litres and the capacity can be decided based on number of persons available in the family.
- For 1 to 2 people select 200 to 400 litre capacity
- For 3 to 4 people select 520 to 600 litre capacity
- For more than 5 people minimum capacity should be 700 litres.
- Your lifestyle
Your lifestyle will also dictate to a large extent about the size of fridge that you must prefer to buy.
Family who mostly dines out will need small sized refrigerator while if you are a person who always invite people and need to store more foods, then you may need higher size of refrigerator.
- Energy efficiency
Nowadays various energy ratings are provided and higher the energy rating the more saving you may get in your energy bills. Size too may vary with the higher star ratings.