American style Fridge Freezers are refrigeration units that combines both fridge and freezer in the same piece of equipment. Generally the freezer will be on the left, and the fridge on the right. In many parts of the world, if a home is lucky enough to possess one of both, the norm is for a fridge and a freezer to be two separate pieces of equipment.
Ironically enough, the term American Style Fridge Freezer is little used in the United States. Americans generally refer to these units as Side by Side Refrigerators. This disparity in naming standards says a lot about the desire of many people around the world to do things American Style.
These units are available in a variety of finishes. Apart from the traditional white finish, American fridge freezers are also available in black and stainless. A stainless steel fridge freezer is considered by many to be the ultimate appliance for a great designer kitchen.
Samsungs RSG5DURS Stainless Steel American Fridge Freezer is definitely worthy of consideration if you are in the market for a quality unit with built in ice and water dispensers.
While the Samsung American fridge freezer line is considered by many to be a good value for their price; . Other popular mass market brands to consider are Kenmore and LG. The attractive black GWL227HBQA LG American Fridge Freezer is one of many strong competitors in that manufacturers line-up.
Generally considered more high-end are refrigerators produced by Siemens and Maytag. The ultimate brand for the upscale homeowner, as with most kitchen appliances, is the Viking line of fridge freezers. Viking is renowned for being incredibly expensive, but are considered by most the gold standard manufacturer for all things kitchen; they manufacture some very nice American style fridge freezers.
This type of refrigerator is generally feature packed. It is pretty much standard these days for these high end fridge freezers to have automatic defrost, multiple vegetable crispers, and the ever popular in door ice and water dispenser.
As these units combine both refrigeration and freezing in the same device they are very large appliances. Most modern American kitchens are designed up front to have room for one of these devices. If you look at an empty kitchen in an American home you will likely see a gap between the kitchen cabinets that is the perfect size for a Side by Side Fridge freezer.
The American Style Fridge Freezer is, to put it simply, the most popular format of fridge and freezer for consumers all over the world aspiring to live the American Dream.
With a growing middle class worldwide, the popularity of American Style Fridge Freezers is sure to continue to grow.