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    • pimento
    • By pimento 19th Sep 19, 10:11 AM
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    Upstairs laundry - possible?
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    • 19th Sep 19, 10:11 AM
    Upstairs laundry - possible? 19th Sep 19 at 10:11 AM
    We're buying a house that is much smaller than the one we currently have and although it's just about perfect, the kitchen is smaller and the washing machine is currently in the kitchen (integrated).

    I would like to be able to move the washing machine to make another cupboard space available but the only place I can think of to move it to is upstairs.

    Bedroom 2 will be my husband's office. It's a large room (13' x 11') and has an alcove (presumably for a wardrobe) that backs directly onto the bathroom.

    Is it sensible/feasible to put the washer behind a sliding door in the bedroom/office? I assume there will be plumbing available due to the proximity of the bathroom.

    Is there any reason why this isn't a good idea?

    Thanks for any advice or opinions.
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    • sooty&sweep
    • By sooty&sweep 20th Sep 19, 6:54 PM
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    In our previous house we had a large bathroom with a cupboard next to the hot water tank. So when we got a dishwasher we moved our washer / drier upstairs.

    Your dirty washing is usually upstairs in your bedroom so actually worked really well


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