5 Side-By-Side Refrigerators to Consider for Your Kitchen Remodel

There are many appliances needed for a kitchen remodel. However, in this article, we are going to touch on five side-by-side refrigerators we believe you must consider when planning your kitchen remodel. Let’s get started!

When it comes to buying a new refrigerator, there are many to choose from – side-by-side, french doors, top freezer, bottom freezer, and compact, just to name a few. For the purpose of this article we are concentrating on side by side refrigerators.

Important note: It is important to note that the standard sizes of refrigerators in the United States are approximately 70 inches in height and about 36 inches in width. Refrigerators generally do not have a consistent standard size when it comes to depth, and exact refrigerator dimensions vary by model, manufacturer and style.

What is a side-by-side refrigerator?

A side by side refrigerator has two full-length doors which open out and away from one another. Typically the section on the right is used for cold storage and the section on the left is used as the freezer.

Side-by-side refrigerator

Whirlpool 28 cu. ft. Side by Side Refrigerator in Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel (Model # WRS588FIHZ)

Whirlpool 28 cu. ft. Side by Side Refrigerator in Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel (Model # WRS588FIHZ)

Whirlpool 28 cu. ft. Side by Side Refrigerator in Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel (Model # WRS588FIHZ)

There is no extra this refrigerator cannot take. It features an in-door-ice storage giving you an extra full shelf in the freezer, convenient access for filtered water and exterior ice dispenser. The ACCU-CHILL temperature management system keeping things cool when entertaining.

  • Resist fingerprints and smudges with fingerprint-resistant steel
  • Get filtered water and ice with the exterior dispenser
  • Exterior ice and water dispenser with EVERYDROP filtration so you can access fresh filtered water and ice without ever opening the refrigerator door
  • In-door-ice storage gives you an extra full shelf in the freezer with an ice bin that’s been moved to the door
  • Easily find water and ice at night when you turn on the LED dispenser night-light
  • ACCU-CHILL temperature management system cools food quickly with technology that senses and adapts to create the ideal environment for food
  • Store more items on each shelf with wall-to-wall frameless glass shelves, which offer greater storage flexibility
  • Store fruits and vegetables in their ideal environment with humidity-controlled crispers
  • Move the adjustable gallon door bins anywhere in the door for increased loading flexibility when and where you need it
  • Easily stock up on the foods they love to eat with our largest 28 cu. ft. capacity side-by-side refrigerator
  • Adaptive defrost monitors the freezer environment and runs the cycle only when necessary
  • Freshflow air filter is 15 times more effective than baking soda at reducing common food odors; replace the filter every 6 months for optimal performance
  • LED interior lighting keeps food looking as good as it tastes; light is cast inside the refrigerator so food looks like it’s supposed to
  • Available in black stainless steel and stainless steel finishes, easy-to-clean steel resists fingerprints and smudges.
  • Get a seamless look with hidden door hinges that stay out of sight
  • Select the exact amount of filtered water you need, the dispenser will fill your container in ounces, cups or liters, and automatically shut off when it’s done
Whirpool Refrigerator for Kitchen Remodel

GE Model 25.3 cu. ft. Side by Side Refrigerator in Stainless Steel (Model # GSS25GSHSS)

GE Model 25.3 cu. ft. Side by Side Refrigerator in Stainless Steel (Model # GSS25GSHSS)

GE Model 25.3 cu. ft. Side by Side Refrigerator in Stainless Steel (Model # GSS25GSHSS)

With this up-to-date refrigerator there is no party or gathering it cannot handle. It’s sleek silhouette provides sophistication in any kitchen. Offering ample storage, tall water dispenser and Frost Guard technology this refrigerator is made to entertain.

  • Adjustable door bins creates additional storage for large items
  • Strong and flexible shelf support
  • Factory installed ice maker ensures efficient ice production
  • Tall dispenser provides access to filtered water and ice, making it easy to fill large containers
  • Advanced water filtration removes trace pharmaceuticals from water and ice using replaceable MWF filter (removes ibuprofen, atenolol, fluoxetine, progesterone and trimethoprim; these pharmaceuticals are not necessarily in all users’ water).
  • Upfront electronic temperature controls with actual temperature display make temperature management simple
  • Temperature management system uses multiple electronic controls and sensors to deliver even cooling throughout the fresh food section
  • Adjustable spill-proof glass shelves with raised edges keep small spills from becoming big messes
  • Adjustable humidity-controlled crispers with multi-level drawers help to preserve the freshness of fruits and vegetables with selectable humidity level
  • Adjustable door bins hold gallon containers with ease and free up valuable shelf space
  • Extra-large 15.7 cu. ft. fresh food capacity provides ample refrigeration space, while 9.7 cu. ft. freezer capacity allows for additional cold storage
  • FrostGuard technology in the freezer controls defrosting to help food retain flavor
  • AutoEnergy saver cycles adjust to frequent door openings to save energy
  • Incandescent lighting in fridge and freezer illuminates every inch of the compartments
  • 2 door side-by-side refrigerator has 1 fresh food door and 1 freezer door
  • Limited 1-year entire appliance warranty
GE Refrigerator for Kitchen Remodel

Frigidaire Gallery 22.1 cu. ft. Side by Side Refrigerator in Stainless Steel, Counter Depth (Model # FGSC2335TF)

Frigidaire Gallery 22.1 cu. ft. Side by Side Refrigerator in Stainless Steel, Counter Depth (Model # FGSC2335TF)

Frigidaire Gallery 22.1 cu. ft. Side by Side Refrigerator in Stainless Steel, Counter Depth (Model # FGSC2335TF)

It’s large capacity makes easy to stay organized. Offering gallon door storage, Humidity Controlled Crisper Drawers, Deli drawer, and Pure Source 3 filtration system. With this technology your fruits, vegetables and deli meat are not only organized but also kept fresh. The filtration system gives you a better tasting water and ice. It is also equipped with Smudge-Proof Stainless Steel which provides a protective coating preventing fingerprints and smudges.

  • Easy to clean Smudge-Proof Stainless Steel resists fingerprints
  • Counter-depth gives back over 4 inches of kitchen floor space
  • Adjustable interior storage gives you 100 ways to organize
  • Meets minimum DOE standards for energy efficiency
  • Tall Water and Ice Dispenser makes it easy to fill water bottles, pitchers and carafes
  • Ice maker dispenses ice and eliminates the need to fill ice tray
  • PureSource Ultra Water Filtration gives you cleaner, better-tasting water at your fingertips and PureAir Ultra Filter keeps the air clean and fresh
  • Express-Select Control panel with LED display features 11 buttons including Ice, Crushed Ice, Water, Dispenser Light, Dispenser Lock and Filter Change Indicator; makes it easy to select temperatures and select options
  • Energy Saver Plus Technology means that the appliance will automatically go into an energy-saving mode if not opened for 24 hours
  • 2 sliding SpillSafe shelves and 1 fixed SpillSafe shelf help to contain spills, preventing spillover and making cleanup easier
  • Store-More humidity-controlled crisper drawers keep your fruits and vegetables fresh, and keeps sandwich meats and cheeses organized in a convenient location
  • Large 14.1 cu. ft. fresh food capacity has the space to keep foods organized and 8 cu. ft. freezer capacity gives you room for storing all your frozen foods; counter depth allows for a streamlined look with kitchen cabinets
  • 2 full freezer baskets, 2 fixed wire shelves with 4 white bins in the door provide organized storage for frozen foods
  • Control Lock on the dispenser and a water filter change indicator signal lets you know when the filter needs to be replaced
  • Smudge-Proof Stainless Steel features a protective coating that reduces fingerprints and smudges so it’s easy to clean
  • 2-door refrigerator model has the freezer on the left and the refrigerator on the right
  • Bright LED lighting makes it easier to find what you’re looking for
Frigidair Refrigerator for Kitchen Remodel

LG Electronics 21.7 cu. ft. Side by Side Smart Refrigerator with InstaView Door-in-Door in Stainless Steel, Counter Depth (Model # LSXC22396S)

LG Electronics 21.7 cu. ft. Side by Side Smart Refrigerator with InstaView Door-in-Door in Stainless Steel, Counter Depth (Model # LSXC22396S)

LG Electronics 21.7 cu. ft. Side by Side Smart Refrigerator with InstaView Door-in-Door in Stainless Steel, Counter Depth (Model # LSXC22396S)

This innovative and well designed refrigerator with InstaView Door-in-Door will make any kitchen more beautiful and sophisticated than it already is. The tinted glass panel turns on with two knocks allowing you to see without even opening the door saving you time and energy.

  • Door-in-Door feature gives quick access and added organization
  • Knock twice to illuminate and see inside InstaView’s glass panel
  • Smart Home enabled to operate remotely and troubleshoot
  • With a generous 21.7 cu. ft. of space, you’ll have room and room to grow
  • Door-in-Door feature allows you to get in and get out providing easy access to beverages and snacks; only LG Door-in-Door models include bonus door bins for added organization and storage
  • Door-in-Door with ColdSaver Panel acts like a barrier keeping cold air in where it matters most – in the inside – giving you peace of mind that food will stay fresh longer. It reduces cold air loss to help keep food fresher longer
  • Slim SpacePlus Ice System provides the most shelf space and allows even more space for door bins
  • From pitchers to pint glasses, finally an ice and water dispenser that can accommodate just about any container. The water and ice dispenser in this LG 4-Door refrigerator is one of the tallest around, measuring in at an ultra-accommodating 12.6 in.
  • Smart Cooling system is designed to maintain superior conditions within the refrigerator. The Linear Compressor reacts quickly to temperature fluctuations and helps keep your food fresher, longer. Meanwhile, strategically placed vents in every section help to surround your food with cool air no matter where you put it
  • LED panels located on the rear of the refrigerator provide an exceptionally bright interior and saves energy over traditional lighting
  • Humidity-controlled crispers help maintain humidity levels to help extend the life of your fruits and vegetables
  • Contoured doors, hidden hinges and a host of great interior features
  • This ENERGY STAR qualified LG refrigerator exceeds federal energy standards to positively impact your energy bill, your energy consumption and most importantly, the environment
  • Smart Diagnosis helps the service center diagnose problems over the phone, helping you troubleshoot quickly
  • Multi-Air Flow System is designed to maintain superior humidity and temperature levels to help keep your food fresher, longer. Digital sensors constantly monitor conditions within the refrigerator and strategically-placed vents in every section to help surround your food with cool air no matter where you put it
  • Click here to learn more about Eco Options and Energy Efficiency
  • InstaView glass panel is made of 3 panes of tempered glass to keep cold air in and hot air out
  • Inverter Linear Compressor is backed by a 10-year limited warranty
LG refrigerator for Kitchen Remodel

Amana 24.6 cu. ft. Side by Side Refrigerator with Dual Pad External Ice and Water Dispenser in Stainless Steel (Model # ASI2575GRS)

Amana 24.6 cu. ft. Side by Side Refrigerator with Dual Pad External Ice and Water Dispenser in Stainless Steel (Model # ASI2575GRS)

Amana 24.6 cu. ft. Side by Side Refrigerator with Dual Pad External Ice and Water Dispenser in Stainless Steel (Model # ASI2575GRS)

This extra large refrigerator will give any family more than enough room to store all the necessities and entertain without a problem. It features Gallon Door Storage Bins, glass shelves for easy cleaning and Dairy Bin for easy access to butter, cheese and anything in between.

  • Get extra room to chill with 25 Cu. Ft. Capacity
  • External Ice and Water Dispenser keeps freshness flowing
  • Electronic Temperature Controls make setting temps a breeze
  • Easy-to-access Dual Pad External Ice and Water Dispenser with every drop Water Filter keeps the freshness flowing. Dual pads give you two different spots to fill up on ice and water, so switching from one to the other is as easy as the push of your cup
  • Electronic Temperature Controls have easy-to-adjust temperature settings that make setting temps a breeze
  • 3 adjustable Gallon Door Storage Bins fit big items like milk jugs, juice cartons or a six-pack of soda — and keep them within sipping range
  • Help fruits stay sweet and veggies stay green with TEMP ASSURE Freshness Controls
  • Adjustable Door Bins can be moved up or down to help favorites stay right within reach
  • Cleanup is a cinch, thanks to Glass Shelves
  • Interior Lighting helps you easily see your food — even when it’s in the back of the fridge
  • Pick from Cubed or Crushed Ice to keep your favorite drinks refreshingly cold
  • The Dairy Bin gives you easy access to items like butter, cream cheese and yogurt.
  • Dispenser Control Lockout prevents unintended use
  • 25 cu. ft. capacity
Amana Refrigerator for Kitchen Remodel

When choosing a refrigerator make sure to know what you need because as you can see from the list above, it only reflects a little snippet of what the world of appliances entails. These were chosen to show the variety of refrigerators but also because I would like one of each in my kitchen.

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