What is a good noise level for a fridge freezer?


Zoe Bryant   |   Member since 2007  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

The normal noise range for modern fridge freezers is 32 to 47 dB. Anything quieter than 40 dB is considered a quiet model, as this is the noise level of a library. Occasionally, the stated sound level may be higher or lower than the reality.

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Judith Douglas   |   Member since 2012  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Just so, what is the quietest fridge freezer on the market?

Quietest Refrigerators

  1. LG 26.0 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Side Refrigerator. The LG 26.0 Cu.
  2. Haier 16.0 Cu. Ft. 4 Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator.
  3. Samsung 28 Cu. Ft. Stainless 4-Door French Door Refrigerator.
  4. Samsung 28.2 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator.
  5. LG STUDIO 26 cu. ft. Built-In Side-by-Side Refrigerator.
Likewise, how can I make my fridge freezer quieter? How to Reduce Refrigerator Noise

  1. Try Acoustic Sound Absorbing Foam.
  2. Trying Placing it Ontop of vibration Pads.
  3. Try cleaning the fans and compressor.
  4. Place the Refrigerator a little bit higher.
  5. Put the fridge on a sound dampening Cabinet.
  6. Fill the Fridge with items.
  7. Get a Quieter One.
  8. Hire an Expert to repair it.

Teagan Rycroft   |   Member since 2020  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Considering this, why does my fridge freezer make a noise?

Loud noises coming from the back of your refrigerator could indicate an issue with the defrost timer, condenser fan, or the compressor. You can make certain this is the problem by pushing in the light switch in the freezer ; if the circulation fan is the culprit, the noise will get louder.


Marigold Styles   |   Member since 2016  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

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