Where to Keep Washing Machine in House

On July 16, 2013 by Himanshu

When you plan to renovate your house, you can also think about keeping a dedicated space for your washing machine in your home. Here are some tips for you:

Placing your washing machine outside the bathroom will keep your machine dry and will last for long time.

Washing Machine Unit

The position for your machine desires three main services. The first one is water outlet for the used water to flow out. Carefully discussing the requirements with your builder/architect can result in practical solutions to this problem. To sum it up, any wall can have an outlet if it is planned in advance.

Washing Machine

The second facility that is required is running water supply. If you have the means to afford warm water wash and if your machine supports two inlets, then this is an option. For the majority of users, running cold water is sufficient to wash their clothes. Make sure that the tap/fitting is carefully done. If not ensured, water can drip and flood the interiors of your home.

Washing Machine for HomeThe third thing required is waste water outlet where it goes in drain. So you will need the drain pipe connected to a drain.

Some people consider raising the platform for the washing machines. This is especially true for “front loading” machines where the height may not be sufficient. Ensuring that the floor on which the washing machine rests is flat will make the operation smooth and reduce vibrations.

Some of the typical installations of washing machines that could be avoided include:

Having the washing machine inside the bathroom where it is subject to water sprays from shower, taps and increases the risk of corrosion.

Washing Machine IdeasHaving the washing machine just outside the bathroom where the bathroom serves as the water outlet and also provides the machine with the needed water for its operation. But this can make your interior look bad. Instead you can make a dedicated space for washing machine where you have water supply, electric supply and water drain outlet.

6 Responses to “Where to Keep Washing Machine in House”

  • You have given a great suggestion where to keep the washing machine.

  • Is the thing which you have to be preplanned before buying it by measuring the place where you want to put.

  • It is a big dilemma where to keep our washing machine in the house. I prefer the last suggestion you’ve made – to keep it just outside the bathroom. Might be old fashioned, but it’s the best option for most houses.

    Thank you for the interesting post.

  • I think put outside the bathroom its good idea and its very good idea you give for the where to keep washing machine in house.

  • Having a washing machine there is a very confusing about the where to put it..and your ideas are very helpful to keep washing machine in house.

  • If you have a washing machine there is a always confusing that which is the best place to keep it..and i think the outside the bathroom is good place to put it.

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