Can I have two refrigerators?

by Kj
In my apartment, I have a small fridge - I need extra space - is there any reason that I can't have two? Thanks!
  11 answers
  • William William on Feb 13, 2017

    If you have the room, no reason why you can't. Only one caveat, expect your electric bill to go up considerably adding another fridge. Refridgerators are the most energy gobbling appliances in the kitchen.

  • Dfm Dfm on Feb 14, 2017

    i've got 3 freezers running. make sure not all are on the same circuit breaker. the second fridge went to my moms when her fridge died.

  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Feb 14, 2017

    No reason except for higher electric bills. maybe you can go the 1.5 route and get a mini fridge for your additional needs

  • Mar12066372 Mar12066372 on Feb 15, 2017

    I have had 2 fridges( still do) as long as I have been married (53 years). We are farmers and I have had very big gardens and needed to store water,drinks and

    vegies from my garden, we have slowed down now but would have to be without the other fridge, Martha Armstrong

  • Susan Arrington Susan Arrington on Feb 17, 2017

    We were given a great frig when our daughter bought herself a fancier one lol. Since ours was still working we kept both for more freezer space ...we are not seeing higher electricity bills TG.

    • Deanna Nassar Deanna Nassar on Feb 18, 2017

      I hear they work better when full. So long as you don't have to go in and out of it all day long.

  • Deanna Nassar Deanna Nassar on Feb 17, 2017

    I've forgotten which religion keeps 2 fridges. Something to do with not storing certain foods together. Depending on how much frozen food you may have you could make 2nd an upright freezer. They have small chest models but may be too difficult to rotate packages. Be handy for frozen or meat sales.

  • Chatycms Chatycms on Feb 17, 2017

    I lived in an apartment and had my own fridge as well as the one supplied by the building. Moved one in to the spare room and used both. I also had a small chest freezer. Did not notice increase in electricity. If it is what you need, why not?

  • I have lived my entire life with 2 fridges or at least a fridge and chest freezer. If you need or want it, why not? As previously mentioned, make sure they are on separate circuts.

  • Donna F Bratcher Donna F Bratcher on Feb 18, 2017

    as long as your breaker that refrigerator is on is different from first on or use different breaker for second ref

  • Deanna Nassar Deanna Nassar on Feb 18, 2017

    Thanks for the 411 on that. Afraid my memory is hit or miss on a lot of stuff. Once I get it going down the right path I'm ok.

  • Taylor Taylor on Jan 28, 2020

    I was told by our apartment maintenance man that we should get a mini deep freezer so I did now he's telling me after the remodeling I can't have it or my mini refrigerator this is a waste of my money please tell me what I should do he told me not to say he was the one the recommended I should get the mini freezer because he could get in trouble or lose his job