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Old 06-12-2010, 06:33 PM
 
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Need a new fridge..........20 yr old one slowing going....Looking to buy a french door fridge.....Need suggestions...
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Old 06-12-2010, 07:54 PM
 
Location: The brown house on the cul de sac
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Not sure what you are looking to spend but we went high end Jenn Air and love it. Our second choice was Bosch. We splurged and it was very pricy.

Samsung makes a very good, highly rated one that is lower in cost.

The only drawback we are having now is that one of our younger kids can pull out the freezer door by herself and help herself and her sister to popsicles when mom isn't looking.
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Old 06-12-2010, 09:09 PM
 
Location: Simmering in DFW
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We bought a samsung; like it!
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Old 06-12-2010, 09:10 PM
 
Location: Connecticut
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I would check Consumer Reports for a brand that is considered reliable. If I remember correctly Kenmore, Whirlpool and Amana had the least problems. If I also remember correctly, stay away from LG. Lots of problems and expensive repairs. Jay
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Old 06-12-2010, 09:24 PM
 
Location: North Shore Long Island
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We have the GE Profile 28.5 cu ft and we're very happy with it.
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Old 06-13-2010, 12:23 AM
 
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samsung, kenmore, lg,.. pretty much everyone makes a french door with the ice/water on the outside.
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Old 06-13-2010, 01:02 AM
 
Location: Pomona
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One thing - make sure the freezer is convenient enough for you. Some drawer/basket/freezer designs can be just plain annoying.
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Old 06-13-2010, 06:51 AM
 
Location: Inman Park (Atlanta, GA)
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I would check Consumer Reports for a brand that is considered reliable. If I remember correctly Kenmore, Whirlpool and Amana had the least problems. If I also remember correctly, stay away from LG. Lots of problems and expensive repairs. Jay
You are correct My LG has had so many problems (knock on wood its working just fine again).

I love the french door design as there is so much storage in the refrigerator section. I can put huge platters without any problems.
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Old 06-13-2010, 03:12 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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I also have Samsung 28" it is the MOST awesome, maintenance free french-door I have ever owned!!!!!
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Old 06-13-2010, 03:40 PM
 
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My Mother inlaw has a sumsung and loves it. She is i her 80's so see has had alot of them. I like the sturdy shelfs;the ice feed rate and its very quite and has dual refigeration units.
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