If you want to install a washing machine or dishwasher in the basement (or cellar) and all of the drains are up at ground floor level you would need to install some sort of booster pump. Washing machine pumps just aren’t powerful enough to pump water that high. Can a washing machine (or dishwasher) pumpread the full article..
Installing & Connecting washing machine
If you need to store a washing machine that is not going to be used for a long time it’s best to try and drain all the water from inside. It’s not enough to just put it on a spin or drain cycle because a washing machine cannot get rid of all the water itself.read the full article..
There may occasionally be situations where a washing machine would benefit from being raised off the floor. One such example would be if it was installed in a basement and was struggling to pump the water up to ground level (see link at end of article). More reasons to raise a washing machine off theread the full article..
When installing a washing machine you need to consider how much space it has around it. They should not be packed tightly into a space with no room for air to circulate. I recently received the following related query – We need to buy a new washing machine. The width of the space available isread the full article..
I recently wrote about how to reduce the height of a washing machine or washer dryer so that it fits under a worktop (Reducing the height of a washing machine to fit under a worktop). The article contains links to some height reduction kits but by no means all. Height reduction kits are an accessoryread the full article..
Low water pressure has become a big problem for a minority of washing machine owners due to the way modern washing machines work. Some people find that even though their old washing machine may have been slowed down by a lack of good water pressure, it was still able to complete a wash cycle. Yetread the full article..