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How can i attach a lock on my refrigerator

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Here is an easy way. Buy a lock hasp from a local hardware store. Mount it to the right or left side, depending on which way it opens by holding it up so that the entire lock hasp covers the opening of the door seal width, but allows you enough room to drill the holes into your refrigerator sheet metal. If too small then buy a larger or if to big buy a smaller hasp. Use common sense and your best judgment. Once you have found one the correct size, you will need to mark the position of the holes that you will have to drill through the sheet metal. Once the holes are marked they will have to be drilled. You are going to permanently mount this hasp to the refrigerator with a pop rivet gun, so ensure you want to do this before you drill any holes. You will also want to buy a hasp that has holes no larger than 1/4" to make it a solid mount. Once you buy the pop rivets that fit through the holes in the hasp and are long enough to grab the sheet metal of the refrigerator, use the recommended drill bit size for the rivet. That info is on the rivet box. Once all holes are lined up and the door and hasp will allow you to put a small padlock on it use a pop rivet gun to permanently install the hasp to the side of your refrigerator. After it is installed, simply close the door and put your padlock on it and snap it shut to lock it. I learned how to do this, because sadly I lived with someone that had an eating disorder and the food had to be locked up. I pray you aren't going through the same thing, but this works!

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