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6 Bottom Freezer Refrigerators Appliance Experts Love

by Colder’s Appliance

The Danby DBM187E1SSDB bottom freezer refrigerator with its freezer door open

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Best Counter Depth Bottom Freezer Refrigerators

Best Bottom Freezer Refrigerators

Who Can Benefit from a Bottom Freezer Refrigerator?


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If the kitchen is the heart of every home, appliances are the backbone. In today's fast-paced world, appliances save time and effort so that we can focus on other essential tasks. Of all the appliances in the kitchen, refrigerators hold prime importance as they are responsible for storing our perishable foods and maintaining their freshness. Refrigerators come in all shapes and sizes, but the one of the most popular and space-saving options on the market are bottom freezer refrigerators. In this guide, we will go into the benefits of bottom freezer refrigerators, the reasons why experts love them, and the features you should look for when purchasing one.

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Best Counter Depth Bottom Freezer Refrigerators

Space is worth its weight in gold in any size kitchen, but homeowners who have a smaller kitchen know the struggle of feeling cramped and limited workflow. For these kinds of kitchens, we highly recommend considering counter depth refrigerators. Of course, homeowners can opt for a built-in fridge for maximum space saving, but the added cost of installation—let alone the extra maintenance—is enough to put off the average homeowner who probably places function over aesthetics. Counter depth bottom freezer refrigerators are a great way to monopolize on a counter depth layout because the freezer opens at the bottom, creating less obstruction, while the fresh food compartment conveniently sits at eye level.

Whirlpool 13.0 Cu. Ft. Counter Depth Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

 Front view of the Whirlpool WRB533CZJZ bottom freezer refrigerator

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This compact Whirlpool bottom freezer refrigerator is highly recommended for its sleek, space-saving design and exceptional performance. Its counter depth feature fits seamlessly into any kitchen layout, offering excellent temperature control and humidity management to keep food fresh. Frameless glass shelves and a large freezer drawer provide ample storage options. While it may not have the most refrigerator capacity, this refrigerator's design and user-friendly functionality make it a top contender in the counter depth bottom freezer refrigerator category for apartment tenants.

Featured Whirlpool WRB533CZJZ review: “Great space saver fridge for the smaller kitchen whether in an older home, condo or apartment; surprisingly roomy and compact; had no problem fitting everything in; elegant too!”

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Beko 16.1 Cu. Ft. Counter Depth Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

 Front view of a Beko bottom freezer refrigerator

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This Beko apartment size bottom freezer refrigerator is highly recommended for its impressive features and elegant design. Equipped with an automatic ice maker, dual evaporator system for optimal humidity control, and air filtration system, this Beko refrigerator ensures a fresh and clean environment for your food. The fingerprint-free stainless steel finish adds a touch of sophistication. This Beko refrigerator is an excellent choice for homeowners seeking a stylish and feature-rich appliance without compromising too much space.

Beko 16.2 Cu. Ft. Fingerprint Free Stainless Steel Counter Depth Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

 Front view of the Beko BFBF3018SS bottom freezer refrigerator

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Here’s another worthy contender in the counter depth category from Beko. Featuring 16.2 Cu. Ft. of storage and a fingerprint-free finish, this lovely model makes maintenance a breeze, while innovative technologies such as Active Fresh Blue Light and IonGuard work together to preserve your food's freshness and nutritional value. With its sleek design and cutting-edge features, this Beko refrigerator is a top choice for a high-performance counter depth bottom freezer refrigerator.

Featured Beko BFBF3018SS review: “This is the best refrigerator/freezer I have ever owned. It holds all the foods I buy and there is still room. I love the warning when the door is. left open too long and the lighted freezer.”

Best Bottom Freezer Refrigerators

Shoppers who simply want a different look than the traditional top freezer refrigerator without breaking the bank are who bottom freezers are made for. The twist on design is more than just for looks, though. By placing the freezer at the bottom of the unit, frozen items are easier for all members of the household to grab. Additionally, most bottom freezer fridges feature storage baskets in the freezer drawer, which is a great way to keep frozen foods organized.

LG 25.5 Cu. Ft. PrintProof™ Stainless Steel Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

Front view of the LG LRDCS2603S bottom freezer refrigerator

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This LG bottom freezer refrigerator offers a generous storage capacity, making it ideal for families and those who enjoy entertaining. Its Door Cooling+ technology ensures that the door compartments receive consistent temperature levels, while the Smart Diagnosis feature allows for easy troubleshooting through a mobile app. At over 25 cubic feet of storage capacity, this is a must-see for full-size households and bulk shoppers.

Featured LG LRDCS2603S review: “I bought this refrigerator to replace a side by side unit and now I wonder why I ever bought the other fridge to begin with, this is a far superior unit and makes great ice and has plenty of storage space.”

Frigidaire Gallery 21.3 Cu. Ft. Smudge-Proof Stainless Steel Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

 Front view of a Frigidaire bottom freezer refrigerator

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For those seeking a smudge-proof refrigerator, the Frigidaire Gallery bottom freezer refrigerator with Smudge-Proof technology is a fantastic choice. Its low-maintenance stainless steel finish keeps fingerprints at bay for a beautiful presentation on the outside, while its EvenTemp cooling system maintains consistent temperature levels throughout the refrigerator for fresh ingredients that are just as beautiful. Additionally, this Frigidaire refrigerator features a full-width deli drawer and adjustable glass shelves for maximum storage flexibility. However, some users may find the freezer drawer somewhat tricky to open.

Forno 11.1 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

 Front view of a FORNO bottom freezer refrigerator

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This Forno stainless steel bottom freezer refrigerator is a compact option for smaller kitchens or apartments. Despite its smaller size, this Forno refrigerator offers a range of features, including adjustable glass shelves, a crisper drawer, and an automatic defrost function. Made of quality materials and expert craftsmanship, this bottom mount refrigerator is a taste of luxury on the smaller side.

Understanding the Basics of Bottom Freezer Refrigerators

A refrigerator with bottom pull out freezer is a modern take on the traditional refrigerator design, placing the freezer compartment at the bottom instead of the top. This configuration offers several advantages, including easier access to fresh food items, better organization, and more effective temperature control. With the refrigerator compartment at eye level, users can easily access their most frequently used items without bending or stooping. Moreover, bottom freezer refrigerators are generally more energy-efficient than their top freezer counterparts, as the refrigerator section remains cooler due to its separation from the warmer freezer compartment.

Bottom freezer refrigerators sizes range from compact models around 10 cubic feet to spacious options over 25 cubic feet, catering to a variety of kitchen sizes and budgets. Prices can vary significantly depending on the brand, model, and features; however, buyers should expect to spend anywhere from $1,000 to $3,000 for a high-quality bottom freezer refrigerator.

Related:  Size Guide: Counter Depth Refrigerator Dimensions

Who Can Benefit from a Bottom Freezer Refrigerator?

If you cook frequently, have limited kitchen space, or are looking to maximize your investment in a refrigerator, a bottom freezer refrigerator particularly advantageous. The increased storage capacity and convenient organization options make meal preparation a breeze, while the range of available sizes ensures that there's a model to suit any kitchen layout.

For instance, those who enjoy preparing elaborate meals would appreciate the easy access to fresh ingredients provided by a bottom freezer refrigerator. Similarly, homeowners with smaller kitchens would benefit from the space-saving design of a counter depth bottom freezer refrigerator, such as the Whirlpool 13.0 Cu. Ft. counter depth bottom freezer refrigerator, which offers excellent temperature control and humidity management.

When it comes to purchasing a bottom freezer refrigerator, Milwaukee shoppers can trust Colder's for their appliance needs. With an extensive selection of top-quality refrigerators from leading brands like Whirlpool, LG, and Samsung, Colder's is committed to providing exceptional products at competitive prices. Discover the perfect bottom freezer refrigerator for your home at Colder's! Milwaukee's top choice for superior quality, energy efficiency, and advanced features. Don't miss out on our exclusive selection of renowned brands. Elevate your kitchen experience today!


What is a bottom mount refrigerator?

A bottom mount refrigerator is a type of refrigerator where the freezer compartment is located at the bottom, below the fresh food section. The fresh food section remains at eye level, making it easier to access frequently used items.

What is the difference between a side-by-side refrigerator vs bottom freezer refrigerator?

A side-by-side refrigerator has two vertical doors, with the fridge on one side and the freezer on the other. A bottom freezer refrigerator has a single door for the fridge at the top and a separate pull-out or swing-door freezer compartment at the bottom.

 A graphic showing different types of refrigerators

What is the difference between a French door refrigerator vs a bottom freezer refrigerator?

A French door refrigerator has two side-by-side doors for the fridge compartment and a bottom freezer, while a bottom freezer refrigerator has a single door for the fridge and a separate freezer compartment below.

Are bottom freezer refrigerators more energy efficient?

Bottom freezer refrigerators tend to be more energy efficient than top freezer models. This is because cold air naturally sinks, so the freezer doesn't have to work as hard to maintain its temperature. Additionally, compressors on bottom mount refrigerators are located at the bottom, which places less strain on the appliance to cool the entire unit.

How can I prevent frost buildup in my bottom freezer refrigerator?

To prevent frost buildup:

  • Ensure the door seals are in good condition.
  • Avoid leaving the freezer door open for extended periods.
  • Do not overfill the freezer.
  • Regularly defrost the freezer if it's not a frost-free model.

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