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Silica gel in fridge and freezer

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ghostspirit Fri 02-Sep-16 16:12:36

My fridge and freezer are going into storage for some time I don't want them to smell go mouldy ect I have read to either put something in the door so it can't be closed or take the doors of. I'm wondering if silica gel bags would help. And if I did use them could I then keep the doors closed.

YelloDraw Fri 02-Sep-16 16:31:07

Can you just tape a bit of sponge to the door to stop it fully closing?

specialsubject Fri 02-Sep-16 16:41:33

As on your other thread - polystyrene and tape. The gel wont do it and you will get mould if you close the doors.

ghostspirit Fri 02-Sep-16 16:42:51

Well I was hoping I could close it thats why I asked about the gel. It's going into storage I won't have any aaccess to it. And a member of staff might close the doors or something

ghostspirit Fri 02-Sep-16 16:43:38

Ah ok so the gel won't stop the mould

LIZS Fri 02-Sep-16 16:46:35

Gel won't work for long enough. Better to tape the door so it is ajar.

ghostspirit Fri 02-Sep-16 18:08:38

Ah ok

specialsubject Fri 02-Sep-16 18:37:10

If it is in storage you put a padlock on and no-one but you goes in. Btw dont forget your insurance.

ghostspirit Fri 02-Sep-16 18:51:49

i dont have access to the storage it gos in van and i dont see it again... yes insurane i asked about that and never got an answer i will chase it up

specialsubject Sat 03-Sep-16 12:49:41

Definitely - you must have insurance. It is in a climate controlled warehouse, not a container in a field i hope?

ghostspirit Sat 03-Sep-16 13:36:13

Yeah it even says in the paper work about insurance. But then council know nothing even though they the ones that set the storage up and put in paper work we recommend u out use insurance. Maybe I can ask removal people.

ghostspirit Sat 03-Sep-16 13:37:29

Oh and i donto even know where my stuff is going they don't even tell you that.

Floggingmolly Sat 03-Sep-16 15:30:55

How are you going to get it back??

ghostspirit Sat 03-Sep-16 16:49:30

Bloody hope so shock all more reason for insurance

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