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Old 08-23-2011, 09:49 PM   #1
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In the process of gathering my brewing supplies and I have been able to get a free kitchen size fridge from my inlaws's home renovation! The only place I have to put it that is not out in my basement garage is on carpet in my basement office. Floor underneath is concrete and we have a low pile industrial style carpet. Will this be ok or should I put some plywood, etc underneath? There will be no ice maker or water lines to the fridge. Hoping I can make this work as Lagers are my favorite styles!

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Old 08-23-2011, 09:59 PM   #2
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I don't think a fridge sitting on carpet is a problem. As far as I know the heat exchanger or whatever its called is on the back of the fridge. I'm no expert, somebody here on HBT will give you a more accurate answer I'm sure.

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Old 08-23-2011, 10:39 PM   #3
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In the process of gathering my brewing supplies and I have been able to get a free kitchen size fridge from my inlaws's home renovation! The only place I have to put it that is not out in my basement garage is on carpet in my basement office. Floor underneath is concrete and we have a low pile industrial style carpet. Will this be ok or should I put some plywood, etc underneath? There will be no ice maker or water lines to the fridge. Hoping I can make this work as Lagers are my favorite styles!
get one of these to put under the fridge in case of an explosion:


(it's a washer pan)
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There are tubes on the bottom that are accessed from behind the front grill panel that need to be cleaned periodically. A vacuum wand is good for this. It won't get as cold if you don't keep'em clean.
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Fridge moved, lines vacuumed, placed in a washer tub! Thanks!!!

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