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Refrigerator parts, functions, features and accessories

There are many refrigerator parts and functions, knowing them will help you in easy selection of refrigerator, good maintenance and proactive safety measures. Accessories will help you to decorate and take full utilization of refrigerator. Try our refrigerator selector to choose right refrigerator by answering simple questions without reading any buying guide..


refrigerator compressor

Compressor is heart of the refrigerator and it is the actual part which does the cooling by making changes in pressure. It runs by an electric motor and most of the electricity is consumed by the compressor. It is located back of the refrigerator. Without a compressor, refrigerant, condenser your refrigerator is just an almaara. So all manufactures give good warranty on compressor. While purchasing the refrigerator make sure you have many years of warranty on compressor.


refrigerator refrigerant

Refrigerant is a cooling liquid which flow through the refrigerator and does the actual cooling. Compressor runs the this Refrigerant with the help of motor


refrigerator condenser

The heat in the refrigerant should be absorbed by something. That is the condenser job.

Refrigerator door

refrigerator door

Refrigerator door has so much space to keep bottles and other stuff. It has egg holder and place to hold other accessories to maximize the space in the fridge. It has exterior plastic rubber seals so that hot air do not leaks out and avoid any bacteria propagation.


refrigerator Shelves

Shelfs are the places where you keep your stuff. Make sure the shelves are of sufficient height and width to keep the items

Ice maker or deep freezer

It is the most coldest chamber of fridge. You can make ice in this chamber or you can keep frozen meat as well. Best place to keep the ice cream as well.

Digital display screen or Temperature Controller

Most of the high end especially side by side refrigerators comes with digital display screen, where you can digitally see the temperature and configure the temperature easily. LG 581 LTR GC-B207GLQV Side By Side Refrigerator is one of such very good example. In the low end models there won't be digital display screen to configure the temperature in that case those models comes with a temperature controllers knob to set the temperature. It is not accurate as digital but will do some level of decent job.

Refrigerator features and accessories

Refrigerator voltage stabilizer

Voltage stabilizer protects the refrigerator from voltage fluctuations. Say you have directly connected the refrigerator to the power input and in case of voltage fluctuations and power surges damages the electronic components of refrigerator. The solution is to connect the power input to stabilizer and output of stabilizer to the refrigerator. In this way stabilizer act as a hedge against the voltage fluctuations, protect the refrigerator and increase the lifetime of refrigerator. Before buying the refrigerator please see high end models provide in built stabilizer. The V-Guard VG 50 voltage stabilizer is the most popular one available in the market.

Refrigerator stand

Refrigerator stand makes the fridge elevated and makes you access the fridge easily. Apart from that being the fridge at height it is very easy to clean as well. Ergonomically well designed fridge makes your life better. Make sure the stand fits the measurements of existing refrigerator and can take the heavy load of your refrigerator weight. Few stand models have adjustable length and width to tackle measurement issues.

Refrigerator Deodorizer

Afraid to put non veg and vegetables in fridge because of smells. Have you faced situation where food smell attacks the room when you open fridge door. Refrigerator deodorizer is at your service to resolve the problem. Deodorizer absorbs the food smells and additionally controls the growth of bacteria. One quick home tip on absorbing smells -keep one slice of bread openly, it will absorb few smells of meat.

Air tight refrigerator boxes and bottles

Air tights boxes are great way to organize stuff in your refrigerator. Initially it is hailed as space optimizers and soon they are turned as food protectors from frostbites. Yes, when fruits and vegetables are exposed to direct cool air they get frostbites, kind of coldness marks that you can see. To avoid such issues even single door refrigerators comes with vegetables boxes and high end refrigerators comes with so many compartments to protect from frostbites. In case you have so much open space in the fridge this is the best way. Similar to boxes you can buy some bottles to keep the water cold. Most of themodels comes with bottle holders. Of Course high end models comes with water dispensers, but otherwise you can buy some fridge bottles to keep the water. Milano, Tupperware and Cello are few well known brands.

Ice trays

Basic single door refrigerator comes with couple of ice trays. High end refrigerators comes with ice dispensers. Say you have normal fridge and you have high requirements of ice then you can buy additional ice trays. Look for non breakable ice trays. Well designed ice trays take significantly less time to form the ice. ‘Absolute buy’ and ‘Agro plast’ are well know brands in ice tray manufacturing. Ice trays comes in many designs you can have fun choosing different style ice cubes.

Refrigerator magnets

Refrigerator magnets are decorative items to enrich your creativity and keep you memories. Say you have visited a tourist place like Simla you can buy refrigerator magnet showcasing Simla city and paste it on fridge door. It is magnet hence it directly sticks to fridge door and you can move around on the door easily. Not only that you can capture your special days like birthday and marriage anniversary and paste it on the door. There are many colorful and aesthetically pleasing magnets available as well.

Water and ice dispensers

Few models of Side-by-side, double door and triple door refrigerators comes with water dispensers. Water dispensers enables you to drink water without even opening the refrigerator door. It is very nice to have feature. Videocon 604 Ltr VPL60ZPS Side by Side Refrigerator is one of such good refrigerator with water dispenser.

Removable anti fungal gasket

Removable anti fungal gasket is amazing feature. As the name suggest it is removable so you can remove and clean them easily. The anti fungal function make sure fungal and bacteria do not grow in the refrigerator.

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