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    Washing machine in bathroom


    Is it possible to put a washing machine in the bathroom? I want to remove the unused immersion heater and move my washing machine upstairs but don’t know if this is even allowed.

    Asked by Lindsey on 29th Jun 2021
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    Arc Electrical Cumbria

    "Also an electrical issue as it can’t be within 3mtrs from the edge of the bath or shower, so would need a big bathroom"

    Answered on 1st Jul 2021 - Member since Aug 2017 - report
    Mark Harrison

    "You can put it in a vented cupboard within a bathroom, and all the wiring is inside the cupboard"

    Answered on 8th Jul 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    Town Plumbing & Heating Ltd


    Yes this is quite easy to achieve, just a case of getting cold supply feed which you should have already in airing cupboard and the waste into bathroom drainage.

    Kind Regards
    lee lawrence
    Town plumbing & Heating Ltd"

    Answered on 1st Jul 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    Vytas Gece

    "Hi, the bathroom needs to be very large the washing machine a minimum of 3m away from the nearest edge of the bath or shower"

    Answered on 1st Jul 2021 - Member since Aug 2016 - report
    T.Lord Plumbing & Heating Services

    "You can not situate an electrical appliance in a wet area such as a bathroom/ensuite."

    Answered on 26th Jul 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Plumber on Call

    "Yes you can you can connect drainage to soil pipe and obviously electrics in the bathroom you can drill through the wall and connect electric elsewhere"

    Answered on 30th Nov 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
    Tripple L Plumbing And Building Services

    "Anything is possible depending on what pipe work and set up you have."

    Answered on 28th Dec 2021 - Member since May 2021 - report
    Handy Reza

    "It is a bad idea to have a washing machine or any electrical appliances in a bathroom. Because of the risk of electric shock"

    Answered on 17th Jan 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report

    "No it’s not due to the increased risk of electric shock even shaver sockets have to be 110vac, no 240v ac appliances are allowed due to increased electrocution risks due to moisture content in the air.."

    Answered on 1st Jul 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report

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