Frigidaire Professional FPUS2686L
Performance - 75%
Design - 80%
Capacity - 72%
Features - 86%
Energy Rating - 73%
We like this refrigerator because it is capacious, it has the technology to store your food better and longer, and comes with a sleek design. However, it is expensive.
If you’re looking to purchase a new refrigerator, then you’ve got your work cut out for you. Choosing an appliance is not only difficult, but it can be exhausting if you don’t have a clear idea of what you need. Moreover, in order to make sure you get good value for money, you need to compare similar products from different brands and try to make your own hierarchy in determining what is the bets product for you. In our reviews, we try to highlight the main aspects of an appliance or product, so you can use them as guidance in judging what you like and dislike.
In what follows we are going to review a refrigerator made by one of the better brand on the market, namely the Frigidaire Professional FPUS2686L 26 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator. This is one of the many types of refrigerators available out there, and one of the first characteristics that makes it different is the side-by-side feature, which means the freezer is neither at the top, nor at the bottom of the fridge, but on the side. For lots of people, this is convenient because they don’t have to bend down all the time to see what’s in the freezer, or reach high up for the same reasons. Nevertheless, we must first take a closer look at its specifications and options:
Frigidaire products always show great care for design, because manufacturers know their are often decor-conscious buyers. In that respect, the side-by-side feature itself can be considered a design element as well, and for many that makes the difference between wanting and not wanting to purchase. Moreover, the Frigidaire Professional FPUS2686L 26 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator is made from what they promote as smudge-free stainless steel. It may be that technology has evolved enough to give us print-free stainless steel, but this reviewer finds it hard to believe. With stainless steel products, you should almost always expect smudges and prints, and invest in a special cleaner. A cute detail here are the curved doors, which avoid that rough-looking exterior some fridges have.
Features and Specifications
This free-standing Frigidaire refrigerator has a capacity of 26 cu. ft., and has an exterior ice maker that can be turned on and off and which produces ice cubes, crushed ice and water. We advise you to read lots of consumer reviews, especially when a feature like this exists, so you can find out whether there are issues with it after a while. Other than that, the fridge is quite capacious and has an adjustable interior; it features two 1-gallon adjustable door bins, a deli drawer, humidity-controlled crisper drawers for fresh produce and perishables, sliding glass shelves and lots of other capacious drawers. As for the freezer, it is fitted with a pizza shelf, ice cream shelf, 2 fixed door bins, two full shelves and two full baskets. Add to that the fact that it benefits from PureAir ultra filters, performance lighting, and change indicator lights for the air and water filters, and you know your food is in good hands. Or should we say, “good shelves”. If you read the professional water filter reviews on waterfilters.systems, you will see that the PureAir ultra filters are just as efficient as the best rated individual filters.
To tell whether a product is good or not, you have to see it in action. However with refrigerators, you can tell that the performance will be good by the features and specifications, which in this case are satisfactory. The Frigidaire Professional FPUS2686L 26 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator even has a Sabbath mode for those who wish to observe this ritual, and it is even endowed with energy and water-saving technology.
All in all, this Frigidaire refrigerator is the kind of product that any type of family can make good use of, thanks to its use of innovative technology, to its large capacity, and numerous functions. However, at approximately $2,000, it is rather expensive and the kind of investment you want to think through.