Chest Freezer Reviews ... since 2011 - a Hand-Picked Guide


Bush BCF198L
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Key Features
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The amount of actual usable interior space for storage of food

We've categorised freezers into small, medium, large and x-large

Whether the manufactured has confirmed that this freezer can be safely used in unheated spaces where the temperature may drop close to or below, freezing (0 degrees Celsius)

Minimum ambient air temperature of place where the freezer will be used

Total width of the unit. Remember to allow a couple of centimetres air gap around the sides

Total height of the unit (with lid closed)

Total depth of the unit. Remember to allow a couple of centimetres air gap at the back

Total amount of energy the freezer will use in one year, based on normal usage (1 kWh = 1 unit of electricity)

Ranked according to energy efficiency. Most are A+, those ranked A++ and even A+++ are very economical

Whether the lid has a lock fitted in the handle (useful to stop young children opening the lid)

Whether the freezer has an interior light that comes on when the lid is opened

Noise rating of the compressor in decibels. Particularly important if the freezer will be kept in a room inside your property

Maximum time that the freezer can keep food safe to eat in the event of a powercut. May also be called the rising time.

No chest freezers are currently frost-free. Find out why in this article

In Detail

A decent medium size chest freezer from Bush that has a counterbalanced lid and comes with 2 baskets.

Energy consumption is slightly below the average for this size and it's capable of keeping food safe to eat for up to 24 hours un the event of a power cut. A front drain aids defrosting.

Although this unit is capable of working down to 10 degrees Celsius, Bush have stated this is not suitable for use outdoors.

Medium sized chest freezer that comes with two baskets

Bush BCF198L

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