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Refrigerator Buying Guide

Refrigerator is not a luxury in India, in fact it is a necessity and with the current situation, it is a saving grace for all. However, having a good frost free refrigerator can still be a confusing task. We are here to do away with all the confusion and help you choose the right one. Here are top 5 factors that you must keep in mind while choosing the best refrigerator.

Size or Capacity:

When it comes to selecting the refrigerator sizes, one should keep the need, costing and space in mind. A family of four can easily do with a 250–300 litres fridge. As a rule, keep an at least 5 cm clearance from wall/sides.

Direct cool or frost free:

Frozen food is stored better in frost free than Direct Cool refrigerators. So if you have frozen food in your daily menu, then a frost free would be a good idea.

Star Rating:

Buying a fridge with more stars could be expensive but it will save you in the long run as it will bring down your electricity bill.


The refrigerator compressor is both a motor and a pump that move the refrigerant through the system. It starts at a low speed and boosts up when there is a loss in cooling.

Refrigerator buying guide


Refrigerators can make a variety of strange noises due to compressor startup, automatic defrosting, electrical fans, and even from materials expanding and contracting as they change temperature. This is normal, but may be more noticeable in models that are quieter during normal running.

Guarantee and Warranty:

It is important to inquire about the guarantee/warranty. Most refrigerators come with a one-year warranty. The compressor warranty may vary from 5 years to 10 years. The details are given in the warranty card.

What will the guide help you with?

The guide has a comparative study of frost free double door refrigerators. It will help you make the right choice based on storage, electricity consumption, price and warranty.  Besides, it will also give you the details of other essential featuresof the refrigerator and tips for making the best use of a refrigerator.

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