What is the point of a laundry pedestal?

A washer pedestal is a platform installed under a front-load washing machine to raise it off of the floor. This can make it easier to access laundry by bringing the door closer to chest height. Many laundry pedestals also feature a large storage drawer to help organize laundry items.

Will a washing machine work if not level?

If your washing machine is not perfectly level with all four legs touching the floor it can bang and rock back and forth. This isn’t good for the machine and may damage walls and floors and anything else near the machine. Severe vibrations are a leading cause of future leaks and mechanical problems.

How do you attach a countertop to a washer and dryer?

How To Install A Countertop Over A Washer And Dryer:

  1. Draw a Level Line. First step to installing a counter over a washer and dryer is to draw a level line to indicate the underside of the countertop.
  2. Install a cleat on the wall.
  3. Support the countertop with a gable.
  4. Affix the countertop to the cleats and gable.

Are Maytag pedestals interchangeable?

MATCHING YOUR LAUNDRY PEDESTAL Maytag offers laundry pedestals in both Metallic Slate and White finishes for you to match your Maytag® laundry machines. Choose washer and dryer pedestals from Maytag for a laundry room solution compatible with your machines.

How do I stop my washing machine from shaking the house?

6 Tips to Stop Washing Machine Vibration

  1. Check that your loads are balanced.
  2. Check the the floor and machine are level.
  3. Ensure You Have a Sturdy Floor.
  4. Check Your Stacking Kit.
  5. Purchase Washing Machine Vibration Pads.
  6. Call in Some Reinforcement.

How much space do you need between countertop and washer?

Ideally, it is best to have 18 to 36 inches of free counter space on one side for your washer for pre-washing preparations like stain removal treatments. Most standard lower cabinets are manufactured for a finished countertop height of 36 inches.

Are all laundry pedestals the same?

Not all stands and pedestals will be compatible with your washer and dryer models. Pedestals are sold separately from washing machines and dryers at an additional price. The best washing machine stand for your laundry room will be the right size for your washer and/or dryer.

How tall is Maytag washer with pedestal?

Whirlpool brand offers an ergonomic solution for its front-load washers and dryers to help reduce bending, stooping, or arching. 15.5″-tall pedestals make loading, unloading, and filling the dispensers easier.

What is a Maytag washer dryer stand used for?

Plus, with a washer dryer stand you have a convenient drawer to store laundry essentials, decluttering your laundry room and keeping everything within arm’s reach. Choose washer and dryer pedestals from Maytag for a laundry room solution compatible with your machines.

Which Maytag front load washers have extra power?

Visit maytag.com for warranty details. Models with Extra Power option: MHW8630H, MHW6630H, MHW5630H. Based on cleaning score of a 20-lb load, among leading front load brands, Heavy Duty cycle plus Extra Power vs. comparable cycles and options. Model with Extra Power option: MVW7230H.

What is the wash action on a power washer?

Washing machines use a combination of water, detergent and wash action to deliver cleaning performance. Wash action is the movement of clothes provided by the washer during a cycle, and this can be different in front load vs. top load machines, as well as top load agitator vs. impeller models .

Who owns Swash and Maytag?

Swash and Maytag are owned and distributed by Whirlpool Corporation.