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Thursday 29 February 2024

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Small chest freezer under stairs

Small Chest Freezers UK Buying Guide

Here are the best chest freezers (less than 150 litres) that are great value for money and all offer something different in their own little way!

an old chest freezer

Frequently Asked: Should I Replace My Old Chest Freezer?

Is your chest freezer over 20 years old? Does it makes excessive noise or always seem to be running? Constant frost buildup? Perhaps it's time for an upgrade!

Counter top small freezer

Chest Freezer Too Big? Try Table Top Freezers ("Mini Freezers")

When a chest freezer is just too big for your space, consider a mini-freezer - also known as a counter-top or a table-top freezer.

Boots the chemist

Chest Freezers from a High Street Chemist? That's the Boots Advantage!

Did you know that Boots, the popular high street chemist, has been selling kitchen appliances online for a few years now?

Featured Chest Freezers

outside garage, shed or outbuilding

Are Chest Freezers Suitable for the Garage?

A question often asked is "Can I use a chest freezer in a garage or other unheated outbuilding? Here's our rundown on freezers confirmed to work in these conditions.

chips

Cheap as Chips! Chest Freezers on a Budget

We've researched the latest freezer models and found the best affordable chest freezers in each size category.

New recycling rules for large appliances

Throwing Away the Throw Away Society?

The government is considering making retailers pick up old appliances for free when delivering new ones to customers

A frost free chest freezer?

Do Frost Free Chest Freezers Exist?

We get asked about this more than anything else. So where are they all? The answer might surprise you!

Extra baskets for chest freezers

Where to Buy Extra Baskets for your Chest Freezer

Chest freezer makers are notoriously stingy when supplying baskets with their products. We've tracked down the top online basket sellers.

Electricity pylons at sunset

Revealed: Annual Energy Cost for Every Chest Freezer

How much does it cost to run a chest freezer? Find out chest freezer electricity use with our animated graph comparing them side-by-side.

New Energy Efficiency Rating System for Home Appliances

About the New Energy Efficiency Rating System for Home Appliances

A new energy rating scale came into effect for all home appliances in March 2021. Find out what changed.

Ice cubes melting and thawing

How Safe is Your Frozen Food After a Powercut?

Powercuts are a rare occurrence these days, but do you know how safe frozen food in your freezer would be following a powercut?

Kitchen conversion US to UK measurements

Kitchen Conversions - Imperial US Units to UK Metric Units

Check our handy reference guide and printable PDF to easily convert US units to metric equivalents.

Weight of a UK chest freezer

What Does a Chest Freezer Weigh?

We were recently asked the weight of a specific chest freezer which got us wondering - how heavy are they in general?

Freezer being repaired by technician

Important: Register Your Appliances!

Registering new appliances is a crucial step that many homeowners often overlook, but it holds significant importance for two good reasons.

How Does a Chest Freezer Work

How Does a Chest Freezer Actually Work?

Have you ever stopped to think just how does your chest freezer maintain temperatures as low as -18 degrees for just a few pence per day in electricity?

Chest freezer components

What to Look for When Buying a Chest Freezer

Unlock the secrets to smart chest freezer shopping with our exclusive buyer's guide! Everything you need to consider when purchasing a chest freezer