Man, who would ever think that water coolers had so many options! This is actually true, as the number of different ones that are out there is getting more numerous every month.
For me, it would really depend on the type and style of your home or apartment. This will probably determine what type of cooler would be right for you.
Quick story, I have a home that had dark cabinets, black and marble granite, and black appliances in the kitchen. Before I moved there, I had this white water cooler, and it worked just fine. After moving into my current house, I just kept the cooler without really thinking about it. For about three years, I had this nice looking dark themed kitchen, and this white water cooler. One day I was cleaning the house, and I just said to myself, “You know, this cooler has GOT to go!”
So I did some research, and found this site, Water Coolers Reviewed. This site breaks down the best water coolers that you can buy. They really give an in-depth review of some of the most popular water coolers out there. They also link out to their specific pages on Amazon.com, so they make it extremely easy to purchase the one that is right for you.
If you are looking for your next water cooler, be sure to take a look. It will definitely save you some time and energy. Besides, you have better things to do than spend a couple of days looking for a water cooler, right?
They also review a public water cooler, so if you work for your municipality and you are in charge of maintaining these type of items, you can get ideas for that also.
Oh, you can also download a free buying guide, so you can have it handy if you want to refer to it on a later date.