Frigidaire Refrigerators

In 1916, Guardian Refrigerator Company was founded. The company experienced a name and ownership change when it turned into Frigidaire and became owned by General Motors. The company was sold again in 1979, and once again in 1986 (to Electrolux) and has been in their possession since. Currently, Frigidaire is a sub-brand for Electrolux.

History Behind the Frigidaire Name
The Frigidaire brand was recognized for being extremely innovative with many products that were the first of their kind being introduced under this brand name. The primary invention under the Frigidaire name, which demands major recognition, would be the creation of the first electric self-contained refrigerator. This was achieved in September of 1918 and paved the way for many innovative creations that soon followed.

Some other Frigidaire ‘firsts’ include a frost-proof feature for refrigerators, built-in water/ice dispenser on the door of refrigerators, and removable/adjustable shelving units within the refrigerator. There are many other innovative features and designs that were first done by Frigidaire. This should give you a greater understanding on how Frigidaire was the founder of many aspects of the refrigerator industry.

What to Consider When Buying a New Refrigerator
There are many things that should be factored into your decision when selecting a new refrigerator to buy. Some of the important factors that you could base your decision on include the brand, price, and features of the refrigerator. However, there are other factors that you may not have thought about as well such as the size of the unit and whether it will fit in the selected area of your home or not.

Brand
When buying a new refrigerator it is important that you purchase a model from a reputed brand. Frigidaire is one of the higher quality brands that deserve respect simply from the history of the company. By purchasing a Frigidaire refrigerator, you will be guaranteed to get a high quality refrigerator that is backed with a decent warranty plan. If you purchase from an unknown or non-reputable brand then you are setting yourself up to be disappointed.

Price
You will have to budget yourself when shopping for a new refrigerator. If you do not have the money for a top of the line unit then you should look at the more affordable models. One of the great things about Frigidaire’s line up of refrigerators is that they offer many models ranging from basic to luxury designs. This means that there will always be a few models to look at that are within your price range. You should be able to find a Frigidaire refrigerator that you can afford that also interests you.
Features

The features included with the new refrigerator play a major role in how great using it will be. If you are looking for a mid-to-high price range model then you should be shopping with features in mind as well. The lower end models include all the basic features that would be needed with any refrigerator in today’s world. However, if you want to take advantage of various unique, useful, and convenient features then you should look at the list of features for each model before making your purchase.

Size
The size of the refrigerator will play a role in the cost of it. However, you can find low-end models that have a large capacity, and high-end models that have a low capacity. The size of the unit is more important when factoring in where it will be situated. Make sure that you have enough room to bring the refrigerator into your house and set it up comfortably in the pre-determined area.

Final Thoughts
Buying a new refrigerator can be difficult and a regretful task as well if you do not know what to look for. There are endless things that can factor into the quality and performance of a new refrigerator. This article has touched on some of the important points but you may want to look for a more detailed buying guide so you can make the best investment possible with your money.

When choosing between models of refrigerators to buy, it is strongly suggested that you factor in some models of Frigidaire refrigerators that are within your price range as well. Frigidaire really does have an amazing line up of quality refrigerators and there is bound to be a model that interests you. To close, when buying a refrigerator make sure you make an educated investment and take Frigidaire’s line up into consideration as well.

This Frigidaire Refrigerators Review is Written/Updated on Nov 4th, 2010 and filed under Kitchen Appliances. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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