Refrigeration buying guide


Refrigerators are one of the most important appliances in our homes. They are available in a variety of shapes and sizes, and have an array of different features – from water coolers and ice dispensers to a series of different energy ratings.

This easy-to-follow guide outlines everything you’ll need to choose the right appliance, at the best price, to suit your family needs.

Look out for the ‘Our Experts Love’ range to find refrigerators that showcase the best and most useful features.

And of course, if you want to see what’s on offer for yourself, come down to one of our stores and we’ll be happy to help find the right appliance for you.


Which type of fridge should I choose?
What size fridge do I need?
What is the procedure for delivery and recycling?
How do I get my fridge installed?
What other features should I look out for?
What is my fridge's energy rating?

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Do I need a chest freezer or an upright freezer?
What is frost free-freezer?
What is my freezer's energy rating?
What do the star ratings for ice boxes and freezers mean?
Which features should I look out for when buying a new freezer?
What is the procedure for delivery and recycling?
What is the storage space like on different freezer designs?

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Fridge freezers

The wide choice of fridge freezers on the market can seem a bit overwhelming when it comes time to buy one. But don’t worry, follow our simple advice and you’ll be sure to make the right choice.

What size fridge freezer do I need?
What is frost free?
Why should I choose a frost-free fridge freezer?
How can a fridge freezer keep my food fresher for longer?

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American-style fridge freezers

Bigger, designed with multiple sections, and often with a built-in water cooler, American-style fridge freezers can be one of the best choices for larger families.

Why should I choose a multi-door fridge freezer?
Do I need to have a water connection to have a dispenser?

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Wine coolers

How do I get a wine cooler installed?
What capacity do I need?
Do different types of wine require different temperature settings?
How do I know the humidity and cooling?
What is the procedure for delivery and recycling?

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