You know how some refrigerators are so deep that they stick out past the counter? Well, there is a whole genre of the appliance out there that is made to fit flush with the depth of the counter, eliminating those awkward ins-and-outs in the kitchen. Problem is, most of them are at least 36″ wide: A counter-depth fridge is shallower than normal, but generally makes up for storage capacity in its width. Most counter-depth models are 36″ wide and up.
Small space appliances have become increasingly popular with the popularity of smaller souses and tiny houses, as well as ADUs and guest houses. They allow homeowners to have all the kitchen conveniences in their small space while also saving energy.