Frequently Asked Questions

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    Who makes the refrigerators?

    Whirlpool (whirlpool owns maytag, amana, kitchen aid, roper, and some kenmore's are built by whirlpool.) Frigidaire (frigidaire owns, or rather is owned by electrolux, and builds some kenmore's.) Bosch (best known for their dishwashers, but has moved into refrigerators and stoves.

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    How much is a new refrigerator?

    Generally, a top-mounted freezer model is the least expensive, costing between $350 and $600. Bottom-mounted freezer refrigerators may cost about $800 to $1,200. Increasingly, homeowners are choosing side-by-side models because of their larger capacity and the ease of accessing both the fridge and freezer.

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    What should the temperatures be inside the refrigerator and freezer?

    A temperature of 3 to 4°C on average is preferred, with upper and lower limits of 0 to 7°C. At 7°C food will deteriorate more quickly.