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washer drain hose

  1. Plumbing
    Okay I have a situation that is driving me nuts. I am finishing an area for my washer and dryer with a wash tub on the other side of a soon to be finished wall. I understand that it needs to be a 2" drain. But my problem is that I do not have access to a 2" drain to the floor it is 1 1/2". So...
  2. Appliances
    I just bought a new LG top loading washer. My house has a laundry tub, not a standpipe. The washer was installed with a light-weight "plastic" hose and without a way to clip it to the laundry tub. I ran a load of wash and the hose just popped off the laundry tub, dumping water all over the...
  3. Appliances
    I just bought a new machine and attached it to the pipe we have been using for drainage for 15 years with no problems and it will not drain. I understand the new machines will not pump water up and along a level pipe to the outside drain. Is it really no longer possible to get a machine with a...
  4. Plumbing
    I am building a new house and intend to install a front load washer that is 40" tall along with a drawer/stand that is 15" tall for a total height of 55". Does the standpipe need to be 55" or will a shorter standpipe work without causing any problems? Thanks to anyone taking the time to answer...
  5. Plumbing
    I just need to know if the drain hose for the washer, should be situated above the washer or can it be below the top lip of the washer. Does it matter?
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