Before using a washing machine that has been in storage (especially for a long time) you should be aware that new faults could appear. Don’t just assume everything is ok even if it worked OK before. All appliances have the potential to mysteriously develop a fault that wasn’t there before if they’ve been left unusedread the full article..
Installing & Connecting washing machine
By “how to connect properly” I mean legally, and without damaging the environment. There is a big problem with washing machines and dishwashers being connected to the wrong drainage systems which is polluting our rivers and streams. This is part 3 of my articles on the subject containing diagrams, pictures and a video. It mayread the full article..
Pulling a washing machine out to clean behind it or move it elsewhere is not as easy as it may look. Many are very heavy, and most have no wheels. Two things need avoiding, damage to the flooring and damage to a person’s back. Pulling out technique The best way to pull a washing machineread the full article..
A bathroom isn’t an ideal place for a washing machine. For a start, if the bathroom is upstairs and the washing machine flooded it could cause a lot of damage to the ceiling in the room below. A bathroom tends to be steamy and potentially damp. That is never good for electronics. However, it isread the full article..
This is the second article on installing a washing machine. If you haven’t seen the first part which looked at the basics and then concentrated on fill hose related advice check it out here – How to install a washing machine. This article looks at how to install the drain hose. You need to makeread the full article..
As an engineer with over 40 years experience I have useful advice and tips to help you connect a washing machine up and avoid some problems. You should already have the plumbing available. Plumbing in a washing machine is a plumbing issue not covered here. A new washing machine will arrive fully protected for transit.read the full article..