Some popular refrigerator brands sold in the United States are Whirlpool, LG, Kenmore, Samsung, GE, Thermador and Frigidaire. Customers in search of a new refrigerator can research the different models to find the one right for their home.
Different brands are known for particular refrigerator styles. For example, Frigidaire refrigerators are produced by Electrolux and have some of the best top-freezer models, according to Consumer Reports. Good options for French-door, bottom-freezer refrigerators include GE and Kenmore, such as the GE Profile PWE23KMDES. LG has several good side-by-side refrigerator models, as well as the French-door, bottom-freezer style. Customers in search of a built-in refrigerator can consider Thermador's Freedom Collection, all of which have integrated panels. Whirlpool owns several other brands which also receive positive reviews from Consumer Reports, including Amana, Maytag and Jenn-Air.
There are several things customers should be aware of when searching for a new refrigerator, notes Good Housekeeping. Customers should make sure to measure the area where the refrigerator will be placed and consider the best direction for the doors to swing before purchasing. Different styles also offer different advantages and disadvantages. For example, top freezer refrigerators work best for those who need to store many freezer items, while bottom freezer styles are best suited for those who purchase a large amount of fresh produce.