A refrigerator can be placed in an unheated garage if the temperatures stay at 55 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. Refrigerators are designed to be run at room temperature, between 67 and 77 degrees. They work fairly well u... More »

Freezers and refrigerators might struggle in colder months in unheated garages during winter in Seattle. Refrigerators are designed to work in common home temperatures, so the refrigerant and compressor might not be able... More »

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It is acceptable to keep some freezers in an unheated garage. However, a number of factors need to be taken into consideration when it comes to placing a freezer into an unheated space. More »

A refrigerator can be kept in a garage even if the garage is not heated, but modifications must be made to it in order for it to function properly in situations where the temperature drops below 55 degrees Fahrenheit. As... More »

Most refrigerators have adjustable temperatures, and experts recommend setting the temperature between 35 and 38 degrees Fahrenheit. Setting the temperature higher than this can lead to premature spoiling and potentially... More »

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In order to slow or prevent the growth of harmful food-borne bacteria, a refrigerator should be set to or below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Meats, dairy products and vegetables can grow bacteria such as E. coli, salmonella an... More »

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For safe food storage, the bottom area of the refrigerator must be kept at 40 degrees Fahrenheit. It can be set lower if needed. This keeps food at a temperature that either prevents or slows the development of bacteria ... More »

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