How to Install a Mini Fridge in a Closet Or Cabinet

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If you want to install a mini fridge in a closet or cabinet, there are some ideas to consider. These include putting a door on the mini fridge, designing a mini fridge cabinet bar, and adding a false wall. There are also ways to hide the power cord and ventilation holes in the refrigerator.

Installing a mini-fridge in a cabinet or closet

The first step in installing a mini-fridge in a closet or cabinet is to measure the space where the refrigerator will be placed. Remember to leave extra space for the refrigerator’s wiring and ventilation. Also, make sure there is enough space for the door to open. Finally, do not install the fridge directly on the closet or cabinet.

In order to install a refrigerator in a closet or cabinet, remove the shelves that block the airflow. In some cases, you may need to use a drill or a screwdriver to remove the shelves. This will allow the air to circulate in the space and release the heat.

Designing a mini fridge cabinet bar

If you want to build a mini fridge cabinet bar in your kitchen, you’ll want to pay attention to the overall design. The overall size of the mini fridge will have a lot to do with how the cabinet bar will look. Make sure the dimensions are appropriate to allow for proper ventilation. For example, our mini fridge is 18″ wide and 34″ high. Sketching out a design for your mini fridge cabinet bar can help you visualize it and make adjustments to your design as needed.

To design your mini fridge cabinet bar, you’ll need to take measurements of the fridge and the cabinet. First, you’ll need to determine the length of the toe-kick, which will be the bottom piece of the mini fridge. You’ll also need to figure out the depth of the base cabinet, which will be deeper than the fridge. Once you have the measurements, you’ll need to cut out the toe-kick and the bottom surface board, and assemble them with 1-1/2-inch screws.

Adding a false wall

Adding a false wall to a freestanding mini fridge cabinet can make it look like a built-in. It can also help the depth of the cabinet match the refrigerator. This type of construction involves some work and requires some careful planning. To prevent a gap between the fridge and the cabinet, you must make sure that the cabinet is built around the fridge and not against it.

To start, measure the refrigerator’s depth. This measurement should be longer than the distance from the refrigerator’s outlet. Once you have the exact measurements, use a measuring tape to transfer them to both sides of the wall. You may want to make a chalk line to make it easier to draw. Then, cut the wall according to the measurements. Once the wall is dry, you can paint it the color of your choice. Make sure you wear protective gear to prevent accidents.

Adding a door

If you are building a mini fridge cabinet, you may want to add a door for it. The doors of this type of cabinet need to be at least an inch wider than the opening of the refrigerator. You will also want to add one or two drawers above the door. These can be removed by unscrewing the hinges.

Ventilating a mini fridge

There are a few ways to ensure proper ventilation of your mini fridge cabinet. One method is to allow a small gap between the cabinet and the refrigerator. The extra space will allow air to pass around the refrigerator and prevent it from overheating. The gap between the cabinet and the fridge should be around one to one and a half inches. For older models and those with through-door features, additional space may be needed.

Another method is to cover the mini fridge cabinet with a cloth or put tools around it. The best cloth to cover the mini fridge with is a cotton lining cloth. The cloth should have a few holes to allow the air to circulate.

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