Is counter-depth fridge really counter-depth?
A counter-depth refrigerator is closer to the depth of your kitchen countertops (24-30 inches, not including handles), and therefore, has a shallower depth than traditional refrigerators (30-36 inches).
How deep should a counter-depth refrigerator be?
The total depth of a counter-depth refrigerator is typically under 30 inches, including the doors and handles. To allow the refrigerator doors to open sufficiently, the refrigerator box will need to extend at least an inch or two beyond the front of your countertop.
Is slate the new color for appliances?
Slate: A new color from GE that’s not quite Stainless Steel GE has launched a new appliance color, Slate, that quite literally takes the shine off stainless steel. It’s worth a look. The muted grey finish really goes well with a variety of cabinet as well as countertop finishes.
Which is better counter-depth or standard depth?
With a refrigerator depth between 23 to 27 inches, counter-depth fridges are typically wider and taller than standard-depth fridges to compensate for the reduced volume and to be more space-efficient.
How many inches should a refrigerator stick out from the counter?
Standard refrigerators are typically 32 to 36 inches deep or more, and since countertops are normally about 25 inches deep (24 inches for the base cabinet with a 1-inch overhang) this means that a standard refrigerator will stick out from adjoining countertops by 6 inches or more.
What does Slate appliances look like?
Slate: Somewhat new on the appliance scene, slate appliances are darker than stainless steel and have a low-gloss finish that resemble stainless steel. However, slate is not reflective and doesn’t have the glare that stainless steel can have – slate is smudge proof, won’t show fingerprints and very rarely looks dirty.
Is Tuscan stainless steel the same as Slate?
The answer in short is. They don’t match.
Why do counter-depth refrigerators cost more?
To achieve the same capacity as a standard appliance, a shallower counter-depth appliance needs to be considerably wider. This can mean a reduction in countertop space, as well as a wider door that requires a larger swing radius. And this special design may cost more than a standard appliance.
Why are counter-depth fridges so expensive?
What is standard counter-depth?
25 ½ inches
While the standard kitchen countertop depth is 25 ½ inches, most kitchen island countertops can go up to 27 or 28 inches deep and over 30 inches deep if it comes with a breakfast bar. The island countertop depth depends on the availability of space.