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Washer and Dryer Installation Cost Factors

The cost of installing a new washer and dryer will increase or decrease based upon a number of factors. This article is intended to provide you a checklist of questions to ask yourself and your appliance service. ($0=no additional cost, $=standard cost, $$=increased cost).

Ask Yourself:

What type of washing machine do I want?

$ - Conventional top-load washing machine

$$ - High-efficiency top load washing machine

$$ - Front-load washing machine

$$$ - Stackable front-load washer

What type of dryer do I want?

$- Electric dryer

$$ - Gas dryer

$$$ - Stackable dryer

Do I have a dedicated gas line in my laundry room

$ - When an existing gas line is available

$$ - When a new gas line must be installed

Do I have the proper ventilation?

$ - When a ventilation system is already installed

$$ - When a new vent has to be installed

Where will the appliances be installed?

$ - When the washer and dryer are installed in the basement or on the first floor

$$ - When the washer and dryer are installed on the second floor

What size washer and dryer do I need?

$ - Standard capacity

$$ - High capacity

Ask the Pro:

Is the disposal of my existing appliance included in the cost of installation?

Will my new appliances fit where the existing appliances are?

What is the most common type of washing machine installed?

Does a vent need to be installed in my laundry room?

Are the water, power, and gas connections close enough to the washer and dryer?

Is there any warranty or service package included in the cost of installation?

How long should it take to install an electric washing machine and clothes dryer? (Assuming typical conditions)

What type of washer and dryer do you recommend?

Is it safe to install a washing machine on the second floor of the home?

What type of appliance lines will be used to hook-up the washer and dryer?

What type of washing machine is the most energy efficient?

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ProMatcher Staff, ProMatcher
Orlando, FL 32803

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