Washer and dryer cabinets are a new solution of washing machine store to create neat and organized look in a laundry room. A washer and dryer machine is usually put in open and wide area like a laundry, kitchen, or mudroom. Top of machine then is used to put and store detergents and other laundry supplies. By remodeling your laundry room look into more attractive and to have larger space, hide the machine inside the special cabinet which is designed in particular purposes, including the washer and dryer cabinets.
There are some designs of washer and dryer cabinets. First design is the cabinet for front-load washing and drying machine. This cabinet has an opened area in front side. The opened area is used to accommodate a washing and drying machine with control panels on the front of appliance. Each side (right-left-top-base) needs vacant space at least 3 inches from the appliance.
Second model is the cabinet for top-load washing and drying machine. This cabinet is particularly used for the washer and dryer with control panels on the top of appliance. To allow the machine works well, the machine needs more space at least 16 inches from top of appliance to cabinet.
Both designs actually need more spaces for enclosure the water supply, electrical cables, and drain pipe along the cabinet. To prevent crimping electrical cables, drain pipe, gas lines, and vent hose, and also water supply line, give additional space between the back wall of cabinet and back of appliance. Don’t forget to consider sufficient air ventilators beyond the cabinets. Wish this information gives you additional knowledge when choosing washer and dryer cabinets.