Avoid these five overrated fridge features



Refrigerators come with all sort of bells and whistles these days, but these five just aren’t worth it.

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29 thoughts on “Avoid these five overrated fridge features

  • April 24, 2017 at 10:48 am
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    Thank you for cutting through the cluttered appliance landscape, Ry! I wish I could ask your recommendation for best bang for the buck stainless side-by-side.

  • June 26, 2017 at 5:44 pm
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    Just avoid Samsung fridges and you'll be happier. trust me. learned the hard way.

  • July 11, 2017 at 4:48 pm
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    Exactly what compartments would be located "outside the body of the fridge?" Where is that?

  • August 29, 2017 at 5:01 am
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    This dude knows nothing about appliances lol. Just so you guys know, the Door in Door saves on average 41% of energy on the fridge.

  • October 5, 2017 at 5:37 pm
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    ehh. I've been buying fridges since before you were born and with the exception of the large ice maker feature where I agree with you, I'd pick three of the five any day over a fridge that doesn't have them. Smart fridge features need to mature surely, but they will so I'll give that one a pass as well, but with four kids and a busy house the other innovations are really useful.

  • October 28, 2017 at 11:15 am
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    Had major issues with the electrical panel and compressor of our Electrolux fridge. Replaced control board 3x. Resulted in replacement. Fridge #2 was pure junk and lasted 10 months. Flooded our kitchen when the water dispenser malfunctioned. Repaired 4 times over the course of 2 months under warranty. Had to move on even though product still under warranty. Waste of time trying to fix lemons.

  • December 4, 2017 at 10:57 pm
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    every fridge in this video goes to the dump after a few years

  • December 6, 2017 at 1:14 pm
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    The door in a door feature is nice if you have small/young children. With standard french doors, without this feature, your child has to climb into the fridge just to get a drink or snack. With this door in a door feature, children have a safer option for accessing contents that you approve of them consuming.

  • January 12, 2018 at 11:50 pm
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    I would highly recommend not buying any Samsung products I almost had a dryer burn my house down very dissatisfied with design in the dryer ! they're building products designed to go bad within one year in order to gain financial power $$$$$ refrigerator I bought also one year old plastic parts broke LED went out doors squeak and doors Will not stay open I nothing but problems Samsung worst company ever The design on the dryer is allowing lent to go into the element which will cause a fire purposely designed to burn your house down that's Samsung so Go out and get one so you can have problems like me!

  • March 16, 2018 at 5:13 am
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    But you forgot that with door and door compartments, you don't have to open the entire fridge door, so it saves a bit of energy. Also it's SICK, WHO WOULDNT WANT THOSE???!

  • April 1, 2018 at 3:46 am
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    Great! Especially the GE refrigerator with the inconvenient coffee machine over stainless steel… another piece of engineering afterthought influenced by marketing gimmicks.

  • May 19, 2018 at 3:47 pm
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    The Door in Door feature is our favorite feature on our Fridge. As someone below mentioned, is does indeed increase the efficiency of the appliance. Even outside of that, for the items you constantly are reaching for, it adds (in our opinion) a significant level of convenience.

  • July 5, 2018 at 10:53 pm
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    more facts, less opinions please….. maybe its the way you speak just makes it sound like an opnion? not sure…

  • July 11, 2018 at 12:29 pm
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    Where to pug the meat and vegetables?

  • August 25, 2018 at 7:57 am
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    I can't stand the crappy taste of refrigerator ice maker ice… I much prefer to make ice from filtered water in the old fashioned trays. With good water to start with you can actually see thru clear ice cubes that don't have that crappy ice maker taste.

  • August 30, 2018 at 6:03 pm
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    he pretty much mentioned all the cool new fridges are not worth it. PSSHHH whatever​ going to buy muh self a cool new fridge 🙂

  • October 7, 2018 at 8:05 pm
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    Ditto on the giant upper left shelf ice bin (side-by-side to french door cost saving carryover). Our $3000 LG POS loud as a train (so much for linear compressor) finally died after only four years and five repairs, LG refused to replace it after techs quit on it deeming it unrepairable. This is why I went on the hunt for a US/Mexican machine, but gave up on Whirlpool, Frigidaire, Kenmore, and passed on Kitchen Aid's grotesque camel-hump-shelf-delete left door ice maker. Finally settled for a GE, the top of the line counter- depth (26" without doors) non-Profile machine.

    Shame that Consumer Reports and the American consumer protection organizations do nothing to combat the new standard of mediocrity in fridge making, the side by sides used to last 20 years easily, as was the case with our old GE. E. g. as a subscriber to CR, i found a huge gap between what they recommend and users horror stories on the recommended products.

  • January 28, 2019 at 2:49 am
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    most appliances are junk now a days they just don't last long, I still have a 1971 GE fridge in my basement runs to perfection.

  • January 30, 2019 at 12:36 am
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    And we wonder why we are so far in debt… It's a fridge not a tv.

  • March 23, 2019 at 2:32 pm
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    Why am I watching this AFTER buying a fridge?

  • March 24, 2019 at 12:35 am
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    The door in door features are fine. Saves energy not opening and closing the door for common items. Features like cameras and LCD monitor screens will be outdated very quickly. Not your typical 10 year lasting fridge.

  • April 3, 2019 at 1:43 pm
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    I want to just know how to turn the temperature up! Everything is freezing.

  • April 4, 2019 at 9:21 pm
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    Tired of buying all the junk that adds nothing to quality. I want a chrome plated compressor with Swiss bearings.

  • April 9, 2019 at 4:49 pm
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    Avoid Samsung fridges…parts are very expensive and typically take 3-4 weeks when you need parts. After warranty expires it is a nightmare.

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