Your home is a reflection of you, with hundreds of choices to make, from the layout and decor of your home all the way to the very appliances that you choose to have in your kitchen. With the new year now underway, you may be considering making a few changes around the house. Whether you are looking for a complete makeover, or perhaps just a few changes, it is important that you make the decision that is right for you.

So if you have decided to upgrade your fridge this year, you may be wondering what features you need to look for when choosing your new fridge. Generally, a fridge is an appliance that you won’t be looking to replace very often. For this reason, it is important that you choose a fridge that will serve you well for years to come. 

When it comes to choosing a fridge for your kitchen, you may seem a little lost when presented with a huge range of fridges available today. Fridges can vary greatly depending on the requirements you have, so it is a good idea to understand exactly what you are looking for right now, as well as in the future.

In this article, we will be going through a few things that you should consider when deciding on your perfect fridge:



It might go without saying, but in this case, size really does matter. Although it may be okay to buy a small fridge if you live alone in a studio apartment, anyone sharing a house with 10 other people will need a considerable amount of fridge space. How many people you live isn’t necessarily the be all and end all however, as many fridge freezers may simply be too tall for many older properties with lower ceilings. Opting for an integrated fridge is also a great option for properties with smaller kitchens. 

Energy Efficiency

2020 has been an interesting year so far. Growing concerns over the effect that we have on the planet has led a lot more people to become more aware of the impact that they are having. Where many people have opted to adopt a plant-based diet, there are many other things you can do to reduce the amount of energy you use on a daily basis. One way to do this is to choose to buy appliances with a high energy efficiency rating. On top of this, choosing energy efficient appliances will save you money. Although these fridges may be more expensive, by saving money on your energy bills each month, you can easily make this back in the long run. 



When you are deciding on the fridge that is right for you, it may be easy to get carried away, seeing all of the exciting new technology and sleek and stylish designs of the fridges available today. The fact is, you should only look at fridges that are in your price range, otherwise you may end up being disappointed. Whereas you may wish to purchase the latest fridge, you can sometimes get great deals on high-quality fridges that have been around for longer. Saying this, it is important that you choose a fridge that will last a long time. Choosing a fridge that is much cheaper may end up costing you a lot more in the long run if it needs replacement in a year or two. If in doubt, choose a fridge that comes with some sort of guarantee. 


Choosing a fridge doesn’t have to be difficult, if you are searching for a fridge in Chester, make sure to contact Butlers Direct today or call us on 01244 456 103.