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What to consider before you buy a freezer


Freezers are used to store raw and cooked food by keeping them frozen. People tend to use standing fridge when space is a constraint.

Power Consumption

Older freezers tend to consume more electricity because they use dome compressors, unlike modern ones that use rotary compressors, which are generally more energy efficient. Energy Star rated models will consume around 180 to 200 watts of power. Finally, a freezer that offers you more volume with lower energy consumption is a good buy.

Energy Efficiency

Glass (see through) door freezers tend to be less efficient than normal freezer doors with lagging. Most standing freezers provide the option of compartmentalization by offering double doors. This provides the additional advantage of retaining the cooling integrity of the compartment that is not open at any time of use.


Always remember to check for warranty. The duration of the warranty determines the confidence the manufacturer has in the product. Therefore the longer the warranty, the more confident the manufacturer is that the product is durable. Never buy an appliance with no warranty! Finally, you should buy from an authorized dealer to ensure that the warranty is valid.


There are many freezer brands in the market. Always check for the SONCAP and the warranty (as said above). Additionally you can check our blog for reviews and ratings of freezers.

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