Where best to place a washing machine

11/26/15 Tips & Tricks
pracka.jpg

Are you choosing a new washing machine and wondering where to put it? Read our tips, which will help you decide.

Few of us can enjoy the luxury of a separate laundry room. Most of us have to think within the limits of a regular household and find a place where:

  • The washing machine is not in the way, yet easily accessible.
  • Is within reach of water supply and drainage.

1.      Washing machine in the bathroom

Most common solutions in recent generations - practical for several reasons. There is usually no problem with water supply and drainage in the bathroom. If necessary, it can be solved with an outlet into the bathtub. The most popular are front-loading washing machines, and in smaller spaces also narrow and top-loading washing machines. A practical solution for apartments is combined washers and dryers, with which you no longer have to cope with where to hang-dry wet laundry.

  • Advantages: You can also put the dryer, laundry basket and washing detergents in the bathroom. Simply shake out dirty laundry, or prewash it in the sink. Humidity and dripping water are not a problem.  
  • Disadvantages: If you want your bathroom to be a wellness zone, the appliances may be somewhat in the way.

2.      Washing machine in the kitchen

If you want to relax in the bathroom rather than looking at a full laundry basket, consider moving the laundry zone to the kitchen. A built-in washing machine can easily be incorporated into your kitchen cabinets, so it won’t be visible at first glance. Manufacturers design these types not to vibrate or make noise while washing or spinning. You can place a standard model in the cabinet as well, but make sure to measure the interior dimensions of the furniture thoroughly first. Leave a space of minimally 5 cm on each side.

  • Advantages: You will save space in the bathroom and the washer does not disrupt your interior.
  • Disadvantages: You cannot stack a dryer on top, your laundry basket probably won’t be nearby and your choice is narrowed down to front-loading models.

3.      Washing machine in the “technical room”

A storage or technical room is often a standard part of apartments in new or even some older buildings. Placing the appliance here is the most elegant solution of all. You can hide the dryer, laundry basket, hanger or laundry detergents behind the door of this 13th chamber.

  • Advantages: You can put everything that’s out of place elsewhere in the technical room.
  • Disadvantages: If you can’t see the washing machine, you might forget the laundry in it. This is easily solved by choosing a model with acoustic signalisation when the program ends.

If you need advice, help with installation or selection of accessories, our brand-name service is here for you.

Comments

Enter your comment

*

*

*

Related articles

kuchyne_americka-lednice.jpg
06/15/17 Tips & Tricks

American fridge freezers and French-door refrigerators – select the right one for you pleasure

Have you been fascinated by the two, three and four-door refrigerators that the characters of foreign films often look into? Modern American or French-door fridges are a hit in our country as well. How do you choose the right one?

Read more

klimatizace_whirlpool.jpg
06/01/17 Tips & Tricks

Mobile versus wall-mounted: Which air conditioner should you choose?

Why bother with heat when there is air conditioning? Just select the right one. The differences between mobile and wall-mounted air conditioners will tell you which type is best for you.

Read more

whirlpool_wfc-3c23-pf-x_image-3.jpg
05/25/17 Tips & Tricks

What is the best way to clean your dishwasher?

Thanks to the dishwasher, we do not have to stand at a sink full of dirty plates. What to do to prevent food residues, grease, and calcium deposits from fouling the appliance itself? Read our tips.

Read more

jak-vycistit-pracku.jpg
03/16/17 Tips & Tricks

Cleaning a washing machine from filter to drum

Do you want your washing machine to work well for a long time? Maintenance of the filter, seals and drum is not rocket science. It ensures fragrant laundry and saves money on repairs. How to proceed?

Read more