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Mold Prevention When Storing a Refrigerator


  • Can mold grown in a refrigerator when it is in storage?
  • How to prevent mold when storing a refrigerator
  • Other considerations to take when storing a refrigerator prior to installation for any period of time


Mold should not form inside a refrigerator when in storage as long as the unit was not turned on and operated first.
  • Store appliances in cool, dry areas when possible.
  • If the unit ran prior to storing, remove the water filter if applicable and prop the doors slightly ajar to prevent mold formation.
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