How can I make my refrigerator look smaller?

Pick large-scale decor for the room to help make the refrigerator blend. One large picture on a wall rather than several small ones, one large bowl on the table or counter-top rather than a small grouping of bowls, or a large clock or other item on the wall all act as a balance to the size of the refrigerator.

What is the standard size refrigerator for a kitchen?

Standard refrigerator sizes range from around 24 to 40 inches in width, 62 to 72 inches in height and 29 to 36 inches in depth. Generally speaking, french door and side-by-side refrigerators will be larger in width and height, though counter-depth models are frequently available in these two configurations.

How big of a refrigerator can I fit?

As a rule of thumb, you want about 4-6 cubic feet of storage per person in your household. Most fridges for sale will list their cubic foot capacity, but if you’re not sure, use a cubic foot calculator to figure it out based on the refrigerator’s width, depth, and height.

Is it safe to keep fridge in kitchen?

First of all, it’s important to place the fridge away from direct sunlight because it can heat it up during the summer. The fridge should also be placed away from the oven and microwave because they too produce heat. So it’s ok to put it in the kitchen as long as you keep these details in mind.

How can I hide my refrigerator in my kitchen?

Recessing the refrigerator into the wall is often the easiest solution, but others include building out the cabinets that lie on the same wall as the refrigerator so they’re the same depth, or positioning the refrigerator on its own wall and build it into a larger cabinet unit.

What can I put between stove and refrigerator space?

A great appliance to place between your stove and fridge is a dishwasher. It effectively fills the space and mitigates the transfer of heat. You could also use the space for a kitchen cabinet — ideally to store implements and utensils that are not affected by heat, rather than food.

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Why won’t My Refrigerator fit in my Kitchen?

When the refrigerator won’t fit and the cabinets need to be altered because they are too big, make sure that when the alteration is done on the cabinet above that the new door design is going to clear the hinges on-top of the appliance. This is a common mistake that happens in this area.

How do I handle a refrigerator that is too big?

There are several ways to handle a new refrigerator that is too big for the opening. Yes, the cabinet above can be cut down (or “remodeled”) if the doors can be reused or replaced with the same style. A local cabinet maker will be able to determine what the best way to handle the situation is.

Can You frame a fridge that is too wide?

Now for those of you with a refrigerator that is too wide for the space, here is the real kicker. So, pay attention! Essentially, you are only going to fully frame one side of the fridge. On the side of the fridge that protrudes, you will only partially frame it.

How much clearance do you need under a refrigerator cabinet?

The problem is, that as of now, our new chosen fridge is 1/8″ too tall to fit under the cabinet and that’s measuring from the concrete up, and it requires 1/2″ clearance on top for circulation. We can’t find another refrigerator we like in our price range and we have to consider all of our options in modifying the cabinet.