Refridge : which one advice

wardmanFebruary 16, 2013

Hello - i am in the process of having a home built, and have been asked to chose the size of the cutout for the fridge. I'm taking inthe overwhelming number of units out there and had a few questions:

1 - we'd like to be able to slide a soda carry pack in without removing all sodas from the box (12 pack).
2 - we like water and ice, but in many of the units the ice maker takes up lots of space in the freezer
3 - counter depth and built in seem to be where we are heaed, not sure on 36, 42, or 48 inch
4 - i think side by side best suits me
5 - i'd rather not have a second fridge, but suggest away with opinions

The other appliances will be Jennair Pro series, although someone just told me to check the Kitchenaid instead and it has standard 5 year warranty.

Thanks!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sjerin

I have a KA french door with the ice inside, which I understand is better down the road to prevent $$ repairs. Works fine so far!

    Bookmark   February 17, 2013 at 5:20PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
wardman

Saw a lot at the local store on Sunday. Viking seems to be the best from layout in our opinion.

Still wold love a 42 or 48" counter depth, bu tnot columns as they get too high with space/shelving.

Anyone make one besides the SZ Pro line (which has no condiment shelves..).

Thanks!

    Bookmark   February 18, 2013 at 8:53AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
redoingit

We have the 42" monogram. Seems to fit your checklist. The soda 12-pk slides right in on the right or left side perfectly next to the light that runs down the middle. 7 years now, perfect! It's my second one.

    Bookmark   February 18, 2013 at 6:54PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
motor for bluestar hood
I recently purchased a floor model bluestar range and...
shelly_ok
Zephyr Hurricane vs Broan QP430SS
Hi everyone, I'm hoping to get some advice or stories...
brewcat
NY - Long Island Kitcken Appliance (Berta/Electrolux/etc...)
Hi All... I've been lucking for the past 6 months while...
nyli2014
Over & Under refrigerator advice/options
I am remodeling my kitchen and planning to use separate...
uscpsycho
2 Weeks With my New ASKO Dishwasher--a review
Since very few people here have ASKO dishwashers or...
needinfo1
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™