# Is it OK to not have matching washer and dryer?

## Is it OK to not have matching washer and dryer?

While it may seem counterintuitive at first, when one appliance dies, you should replace both of them together. You should replace both the washer and dryer together because the odds are that when one stops working, the other one will soon become faulty as well.

## How do you measure for a new dryer?

How to Measure for a New Washer and Dryer:

1. First, we will measure the height from the floor to the bottom of any overhead countertop, shelf, or cabinet.
2. Next is width, and we’ll measure the space from side to side, adding 1-inch to each side of the laundry appliance for proper airflow.

Can you stack different models of Samsung washer and dryer?

The answer is yes. A front load washer and dryer set from Samsung is stackable.

### Can you stack two different brands of washer and dryer?

Washers and dryers from different brands may not be stackable. Stacking kits are designed by the manufacturer for specific models and should be ordered when purchasing your laundry appliances. They are sold separately.

### Are stacking kits universal?

Unfortunately, there is not a universal stacking kits for all stackable washer and dryer units. There are different stacking kits out there, each designed to specifically to fit selected models for a specific brand like, Samsung, GE, Whirlpool, Bosh, etc.

What is a standard dryer size?

Traditional dryers (and washers) are 27 to 28 inches wide and 30 to 35 inches deep. Newer machines, with higher capacities, may be larger. Pro tip: Plan for 6 inches of space between the machine and the wall and 1 inch between machines.

## How do I know how many cubic feet My dryer is?

Calculate the volume of the drum by squaring the radius. Multiply it by pi (3.14). Multiply that number by the height of the drum. This number is the capacity of your dryer in cubic feet.

## What size washer dryer do I need?

One to two person household can use a small to medium size washer (1.8 to 3.5 cu ft) while a family should opt for a large washer (3.6 to 5.1 cu ft). The dryer should be almost twice as large as the washer so wet clothes can tumble freely and dry more quickly.

How do you measure a dryer for installation?

Measure the depth of the space where your new washer and dryer will be installed. Remember that most washers and dryers will need to be placed at least 4 inches from a rear wall to leave space for the hoses and venting. Measure the entire width of the available space, including trim. Measure the height of the space.

### Will new Samsung washer stack with old dryer?

Most people ask us if they can stack their washer and dryer to save space. The asnwer is yes. A front load washer and dryer set from Samsung is stackable. Keep in mind that Samsung top load washer and dryers are tremendously popular and they will provide you with “high efficiency” cleaning technology.

### How do you stack mismatched washer and dryer?

You can place a rubber mat, such as the Enviro Rubber APL600, between your washer and dryer. This simple rubber mat can absorb any vibrations between a washer and dryer, so even if you have a washer and dryer from different brands, you can still stack them and save space in your laundry.

Is there a universal stacking kit?

## Do I need a stacking kit for Samsung washer dryer?

Washers and dryers should never be stacked without a stacking kit, or they could fall and cause damage or injury. Samsung recommends having two people to lift the dryer into place on top of the washer.

## How do I know the cubic feet of my dryer?

How big is a 7 cubic foot dryer?

dryers are generally 25″-26″ deep, while 7 cu. ft. models range from 29″-32″ deep.

### Why is dryer capacity different from washer capacity?

The capacity of your dryer is determined in relation to the capacity of the washer. The dryer’s drum needs to be large enough to allow a full wash load to tumble freely, with enough space left over for hot air to circulate so your clothes dry in good time.

### Is 7 cubic feet a big dryer?

While there’s no official definition of large capacity or extra-large capacity in a dryer, you can consider anything over 7.0 cubic feet (cu. ft.) to be larger than standard. Most standard dryers offer between 5.0 and 7.0 cubic feet of capacity.

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• October 24, 2022