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Nice styling, well-designed fridge
This fridge is everything we expected. The chrome door handles give it a classy look - much sleeker than a plain white model while avoiding the messy look of a stainless steel unit covered...Read complete review
This fridge is everything we expected. The chrome door handles give it a classy look - much sleeker than a plain white model while avoiding the messy look of a stainless steel unit covered with fingerprints. We paired it with a white ice Whirlpool range. Air and water filters are conveniently placed and easy to replace. The fridge runs a little louder than our old Maytag, but because it is so efficient it runs less often; even so, the fridge is pretty quiet. The doors are NOT reversible - right hinge only. Both compartments are well lit and seem spacious compared to our old, same-sized Maytag. Bottom shelf has a split section that can be tucked away, providing more space for taller objects. Automatic ice maker and internal water dispenser are well placed and work well.
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The Worst Refrigerator I've Ever Owned
I bought this refrigerator almost one year ago. Today it is being replaced. The freezer will freeze some items (meat), but will not freeze ice cream or frozen pizzas (the crust...Read complete review
I bought this refrigerator almost one year ago. Today it is being replaced. The freezer will freeze some items (meat), but will not freeze ice cream or frozen pizzas (the crust thaws). There is no separate temperature control for the freezer, so if you turn it cold enough to freeze ice cream, all of the food in your refrigerator will freeze as well. In addition, the meat drawer is completely worthless. It falls off the track on a regular basis, particularly if any weight over about 2 lbs. of meat/cheese is placed in it. I had to have a store technician come out to show me how to put it back in (you will have to pull the refrigerator away from the wall - into the kitchen so that the door can swing completely open). He told me it was not designed to hold much weight. I don't see the purpose of including a drawer that is 26" wide, 16" deep and 4" high that can't support more than 2 pounds of weight. This is not an inexpensive refrigerator, just a poorly designed one with major flaws (freezer issues and meat drawer that can't be used). DO NOT BUY THIS MODEL.
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from Columbia, MD, United States
Comments about Whirlpool 21 Cu Ft White Top Freezer Refrigerator:
I bought this refrigerator because it was highly rated by Consumer Reports. Big mistake. Here's why I don't like it: - Everything is taped or covered with plastic film. It took 30 minutes to get most of it off, but there's still fragments all over the thing that I haven't gotten around to removing. - Big sticker on top wouldn't peel off - Shelf arrangement illogical - Temperature control is tricky. owners manual is vague. - Temperature is either too warm or too cold, not well regulated. Stuff in refrigerator section freezes. - Filters require lots of flushing before use. - Internal water spigot delivers water at same temperature as tap water. - Frost forms in several areas. - Ice maker is real noisy. - Shiny black finish shows every touch.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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from Blountville, TN, United States
I had to special order a refrigerator that would fit in the space under my cabinets. I am thoroughly satisfied and would buy it again.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
So far so good
from Waterford, MI, United States
It stays cold and runs quietly, barely noticeable in my small condo. Shelves are strange configuration still trying to optimize usage. I think designers tried to incorporate too much flexibility into what is a simple design. Makes tons of ice.
Had this for 2 months and love it
By billy in chesapeake
from Chesapeake, VA, United States
Got this for a good price has been excellent unit has plenty of room and really nice looking unit
Hope this one lasts longer than the last one.
from Santa Maria, CA, United States
Really like the refrigerator. Unfortunately, last one, same model, lasted 18 months. Refrigerant was leaking out while under warranty, but didn't stop working until manufacturers warranty was expired. Repairs would have cost about the same as a new refrigerator. Didn't get the extended warranty, so I got to buy a new one. Make sure you buy the extended warranty, at least long enough for the refrigerant to completely leak out if there is a leak.
Good fridge for our office!
We bought this refrigerator for our office & have been very happy so far. The Pro's: -only one of this size with internal water dispenser -movable shelves -fruit/veggie drawers -Fresh Flow air filter-although we haven't put anything stinky in the fridge, this will help when we have lunch platters with onions/lunchmeat in there The Con's: -the internal water dispenser is EXTREMELY slow - beyond extremely slow so be prepared to stand there for a while. Bring a book to read. -the button for the internal water dispenser is very sensitive so a little water leaks down the (inside) refrigerator wall before/after dispensing water -door can not be reversed to open from the right Overall we are happy with the choice we made with the size restrictions & need for an internal water dispenser.
By Ann B
I bought this 3 months ago and am very disappointed with the lack of storage space for large bottles or containers. Also because of the location of the ice maker you loose storage space in the freezer. It is also very noisy.
Great storage capacity
from Tecumseh, ON, Canada
This fridge was perfect for my butler's kitchen! I can easily organize all my food into its compartments. I was very pleased with the amount of storage space. I also find the exterior very easy to keep clean.
from Monsey, NY, United States
Overall excellent fridge nice size lid of space like it
looks great nice clean lines, love the inset brushed chrome handles
from Kingston, ON, Canada
Only two complaints, operating book not very clear, especially when it came to hooking up the water line to the ice dispenser. Did not realize when we purchased it, there is not a separate control for the freezer basically you turn up both fridge section and freezer at the same time, better like your milk and eggs very cold. Also there was an awful odor and taste to the water coming from the inside water dispenser only way to eliminate it was to remove the water filter.
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