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Propping a Fridge Door Open

I have a lovely fridge in a nice newly remodeled apartment. However, the owners deemed we old folks are too forgetful to close the fridge door so it closes on my head. Literally, if I don't pull my head out fast enough, sometimes hitting it on the freezer handle, it closes on me.
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Today was the last day.

I filled a 1 liter bottle with water and tested it to make sure there was enough weight to stop the door. Check.

Then I found it was a bit ugly so I went to cover it, temporarily till I have time to paint it or crochet something to cover it, with a wine gift bag. Then I made sure the pantry door would open without having to move it. Check and check.

Now I have time to get my food out and back in before I am trying to back up in time to clear the door.

N-JOY!

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December 22, 20170 found this helpful

Great idea! I too am older & renting & as with you the fridge starts closing before I can get anything in or out. Putting groceries away is a real pain. I'll be using this idea...thanks Sandi!!

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January 7, 20180 found this helpful

You are very welcome. If I can save just one head, it's worth it!!

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