Refrigerators and Freezers are becoming one of the popular trends in Nigeria. Although, the electricity problems is increasing and decreasing. But thanks to technology, we have a lot of energy converter.
They are different steps by step guide on how to choose Refrigerators and Freezers in Nigeria. Starting from the two doors, deep freezers, a single door and many others steps would be revealed here.
And for the prices, there are various types of fridges with different prices. A single door can cost like N30k to N60k in Nigeria. But the facts is that, your mode of living depends on your size. E.g Bachelor might need a short fridge with a single door.
- 1 How to Buy Refrigerators and Freezers in Nigeria
- 1.1 a. Commercial or Personal Use
- 1.2 b.Size of the Refrigerators and Freezers
- 1.3 c. Choosing the Right Company/Brands
- 1.4 d. Capacity
- 1.5 e. Space
- 1.6 f. Energy Rating
- 1.7 d. Choices of Refrigerator or Freezer
- 1.8 Refrigerator and Freezer prices
- 1.9 Where to Buy Refrigerator or Freezer
What is A Refrigerator
In a Layman Knowledge, a refrigerator is used to keep your items cold.
According to Google, “an appliance or compartment that is artificially kept cool and used to store food and drink. Modern refrigerators generally make use of the cooling effect produced when a volatile liquid is forced to evaporate in a sealed system in which it can be condensed back to liquid outside the refrigerator.”
No much difference, all the ideas are all focusing on the word, Cold.
What is a Freezer
To preserve your frozen foods, food items and fruits, you need a Freezer. A freezer is a refrigerated compartment, cabinet, or room for preserving food at very low temperatures. Or it is a device for making frozen desserts such as ice cream or sherbet.
How to Buy Refrigerators and Freezers in Nigeria
There are few companies that are popular known for producing good quality of Refrigerators and Freezers in Nigeria, they includes; Haier thermocool, LG, Nexus, Newclime, Ignis, Hitachi, Samsung, Scanfrost and many others.
a. Commercial or Personal Use
This is between yourself. Are you buying a refrigerator when you are aware that you are going to sell frozen fish? Or are you buying a Freezer, when you know that it would be use only to store bottle waters and juice?
b.Size of the Refrigerators and Freezers
Firstly, the size of what you want is as important as everything. It all depends on your choice or on your living life. You might be a married person and still desire a single and short fridges and you might be a bachelor and desire to have a two fridges.
*. At Home – Personal Use
But on a normal aspect, a Bachelor needs a single refrigerator, that will accommodate his regular needs like Fruits Juice, little Drinks, Eggs and many others.
While on the other hand, a Married Man need a two fridges or freezer because he is no longer a bachelor but he is now accommodating and accounting for so many people. So to preserve foods, drinks, food stuffs and many others, then you need a huge refrigerator and a deep freezer for preservation. The more children you have, the more bigger refrigerator you need.
*. For Business
Just like I have asked above, Are you buying a refrigerator when you are aware that you are going to sell frozen fish? A Refrigerator is not advisable to use when storing food components or frozen fish.
A frozen fish, chicken or meats need a Freezer to keep it frozen. And other aspect of it also comes when your shop is too big and you are having a single deep freezer for use, it might ruin your business income.
Even if you are a Provision Seller, the questions is also coming to you in a revised mode. Are you buying a Deep Freezer when you are selling Pure Water, Bottle Water, Drinks and many others.
The bigger shop, the bigger the Refrigerator or Freezer should be also.
c. Choosing the Right Company/Brands
After considering the options above, which are; the purpose of buying the Refrigerator or Freezers and the Size: It is now time for choosing the right and best company to accomplish your purpose.
Everybody knows about Samsung, LG, Nexus, Haier thermocool as the best company for producing good quality but I have been using IGNIS Freezer Made in Italy for over two years and we have not taken it to any repairer or whatsoever.
I just a two door Thermocool Refrigerator, am still watching it. Since the last three months so far, I have not seen or have any problem with it. Kudos
Not that Samsung, LG, Nexus, Haier thermocool and many other companies are not good but if you desire having a cheap price for the same quality then looking at other unpopular companies might serve you good. Remember the Goal is to Have a Standard Refrigerator or Freezer that would be able to withstand anything for a quite a long year.
What kind of a capacity are you after? Are you a 20-something couple moving into your first home or are you a family of 5 with 2 hungry teenage boys? Are you a big weekly shopper or do you pop into the supermarket after work every day? This will
Where will the fridge fit in the home? Do you want to install it into your cabinetry? Will it be freestanding? Check the specifications and dimensions of where you want your fridge to fit.
f. Energy Rating
Are you looking to make a switch to energy efficient refrigeration? How high star ratings are you looking for? The more energy efficient options are often a little pricier.
d. Choices of Refrigerator or Freezer
Here is another different Part, which type of images do you have in mind? What type of choice are you deciding? What type of Business are you planning on running? And many other question, you need to sit and think through.
Here, we will be show casing all the different types of Refrigerators and Freezers.
Just as the Name Implies, it is for Traveling.
Top Mount Fridge Freezer
Bottom Mount Fridge Freeze
French Door Fridge Freezer
Side by Side Fridge
Refrigerator and Freezer prices
*. One-Door Refrigerators – 17,000 – 65,000 Naira (depends on capacity)
*. Two-Door Refrigerators – 58,000 – 200,000 Naira
*. 3-Door Refrigerators – 140,000 – 250,000 NGN
*. 4-Door Refrigerators – 220,000 – 500,000
*. Freezers – N41,000 – N150,000
Where to Buy Refrigerator or Freezer
It is advisable to visit the main Company Depot to get yours. And going there to buy might get you a 3Years Warranty. Meanwhile, from unofficial or unauthorized seller can’t get you that.
Or you can buy from online stores such as Jumia or Konga. Having Refrigerator or Freezer is Good but getting the best quality that will serve your best interest and choice is hard, read carefully once more.
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