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Fridge and stove side by side

When new fridge installed by old stove the elements on stove began to melt side of fridge, how can we remedy this without moving appliances?

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I would get a piece of styrofoam insulation like they use on houses. It's about 1 inch thick and you can cut it to fit and paint it to match. Other insulation solutions should be available at Lowes etc.

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Sorry Claudial902, I believe you have a serious issue installing both appliances together, you must keep fridge and range separated.

I highly recommend you to check with your local building code.

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