Easy to follow guide on how to install your new washing machine. Note that instructions may differ depending on the washer model and manufacturer.
Follow manufacturer’s washing machine instructions
Generally the procedure is:
Unpack your laundry machine
Check for damage
If damaged, do not install, and contact your supplier
Remove the protective screws from the back
Put plastic plugs in their place
Keep screws safe for later
Place your new machine where you want it
Close to a tap and water outlet, as well as a power source
Adjust the washing machine’s feet to the floor
No more than a 2° angle
Attach water inlet hose to tap
Screw onto the cold water inlet on the machine
Connect the drain hose to a draining duct or under sink tap
Make sure to remove any blanks from the hose first
The drain hose should be raised 15cm from the ground
Connect to the power
Be sure to check the plug and socket are compatible
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