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Clearances around fridge for cabinets?

Posted by Boops2012 (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 4, 14 at 17:17

Have an LG fridge. Its older and cant find a spec sheet on their website, so made a call. WAs told the clearances for cabinets is 2 in. on top and 1 in. on each side The fridge w. hinge is 69 1/2 in. high. And width is 35 5/8 in. The pantries on each side are 90 in.height. so the cab over the fridge would be 20 1/2in high? And 37 1/2 in. wide ? That makes no sense. Im confused. Help a girl who is way out of her depth please.


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RE: Clearances around fridge for cabinets?

More likely the cabinet over the fridge would be 18", wouldn't it - 69-1/2 in. plus 2" clearance, plus 18" cabinet = 89-1/2"?


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RE: Clearances around fridge for cabinets?

Thanks for the reply. Evidently Im lacking some basic math skills as well. LOL. Im kind of in a panic as the order is supposed to be submitted this week. Going back to the LG site: I looked at the installation pgs for 3 other models. each one said only 2 in for clearance in the BACK of the unit. Nothing on top or sides. Have no idea where the customer service person I spoke with got that. So back to to the original cab height.._


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RE: Clearances around fridge for cabinets?

There is no way you should have zero clearance on sides or top. The clearance behind is important, If you don't have anything better I would go with your original clearances.


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RE: Clearances around fridge for cabinets?

I had to alter my wall to shoe horn my new refrigerator in last year. There's virtually no clearance on either side and no problems yet.


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RE: Clearances around fridge for cabinets?

I found side clearances in a different manual. Installation one noted back, User Manual noted sides for different configurations.

Another thread with useful info on fitting:

Here is a link that might be useful: refrig clearances


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