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Switch Washer & Dryer Position?

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Question that seems to have an obvious answer, but I'm afraid I may be missing something:

1. Can I switch the position of my washer and dryer?

More infoz:

I have a tiny house with a laundry room basically in the entryway of the house. The washer blocks the front door from opening all the way. I want a new washer, but the one I am looking at is 11 inches deeper than the one I have, which would block the door even more. My dryer, however, is about the same depth as my current washer. The drain for the washer is directly behind the washer.

2. If I move the washer to where I have the dryer, can I get a hose extension or longer hose so that it reaches the drain and is there any problem with it running behind the dryer?

3. Should I expect any problems with the length of the dryer power cord (should it reach if I move the dryer over and, if it doesn't, is it possible to get a longer one?).

The regular power outlet behind the set is about centered, so I figure I will have no problem plugging in the washer.

4. Are there any other questions I should be asking about this?
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I suspect the biggest problem you are going to have is routing the dryer vent hose to the connection at the wall. If it has to run behind the washer, you may find that that's very difficult to do without it getting pinched.
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