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The 11 Surprising Reasons for a Second Fridge, and 1 Warning |Big Chill

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In the last twenty years, the number of households in the US with more than one fridge has doubled to more than 30 million.  At Big Chill, we know that second fridges quickly become indispensable in people’s homes.  Here are a few reasons why:

You like to entertain.  Linda H. says that her second fridge lets her prepare more food in advance of big events like Thanksgiving.  “It’s way less stressful. I can focus more on celebrating with my family and friends”.

You have a man cave.  Our fridges are often found in man caves.  Ask us to match the color of your favorite sports team!

You want to spend less time cooking.  One busy mom of three loves making lasagna and tells us she can now make double batches and store the rest.

You want to spend less time shopping.  Fewer trips to warehouse stores, buying more items at once and freezing them, less time waiting in lines.  ‘Nuff said.

Fewer trips = less gas.  An energy efficient option like our original fridge uses just 34 kwH per month.  That’s the same energy you’d burn in just ONE gallon of gas.

You want your fridge to be well organized.  A little extra room allows you to organize your food and reduce the clutter.  No more “forgotten food syndrome” where good unseen food goes bad.

You have young kids…and they can get underfoot. If the kitchen is your sanctuary, it might make sense to have a second fridge for the kids snacks.

You have teenagers.  Second fridges work great in a basement rec room.

You have grown up kids….and they shop in your fridge.  One Big Chill mom freezes the chocolate chip cookies she has always baked for her son.  Now married with kids of his own, he’ll drive over 30 miles when she’s made a fresh batch!

You have a dedicated guest area in your home.  What better way to welcome your guest than with fun colors and their favorite drinks!

You want a happier home.  Big Chill’s fun design and colors give you the happiest kitchen on the block!  Who wouldn’t want that?

If you’re still wondering whether you could use a second fridge, ask a friend one who has one.  Chances are they’ll say they couldn’t live without it!

Warning: Don’t reuse an old fridge.  A twenty-year old fridge uses 400kwH more than newer fridges, and this extra cost quickly and quietly wipes out many benefits of a second fridge.  Old fridges are easily recyclable and many communities will pay you for them.  In the meantime, have some fun and shop with us!  (In case you were wondering, we make great first fridges too).