How Long Can You Store a Refrigerator Without Using It?

How Long Can You Store a Refrigerator Without Using It?

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Q: How long can you store a refrigerator without using it? I bought a gorgeous bright red SMEG refrigerator when I lived in Berlin but now live in New York, and due to some uncertainty about where we might live permanently, am not yet ready to ship it to New York.

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I don't want to sell it, but am worried that if I put it into storage, it might degenerate or get moldy. I would be heart broken if disuse would damage the fridge in any way. Any tips on how I can save my Smeg? — Sent by KA

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