Tina Kuhlmann
Interior Designers & Decorators
No 2 contemporary-laundry-room
 

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Kirk Hammock wrote:
Where did you get the countertop over/around the washer/dryer? - I'm looking for a very inexpensive solution to cover/protect the surface of my new washer and dryer. It's a front loader like pictured here and I would love to use the top as counter space. Any suggestion? I do have cabinets above so i just need some suggestions to make the top into a countertop. Thanks, any and all suggestions would be very helpful.
   Comment   February 20, 2013
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Leila Covrigaru
I have the same question. We were thinking of putting strips of wood on the walls next to the machine then getting a countertop and attaching it to the wood with Velcro so it doesn't slide around. We could easily remove it if need be. Whirlpool also has a pad you can put on top but it looks like it is discontinued.
July 27, 2013 at 5:41am   
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Wild Infusion
You should have enough room to do the same as they have in this picture... just go to a joiner or carpenter and ask them to make something up for you. In doing this... make sure that there is enough room for airflow for the washer and dryer as you do not want to overheat either of them...they need space for air to circulate..
May 21, 2014 at 7:14am   
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neta wrote:
How do you keep the washer & dryer from bumping together when the washer is spinning if they're that close together?
     Comment   February 22, 2011
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dholpainen
What brand vibrates so badly?
June 7, 2012 at 7:35am   
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irishangel
Mine vibrates really bad too, I have it level it is a maytag nepture front loader. It doesn"t move just vibrates really bad
June 7, 2012 at 7:43am   
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vivi54 wrote:
Tell me about the floor please - manufacturer? material? how does it go down? Thanks so much :-)
   Comment   January 3, 2014
monroe444 wrote:
where can i get those curtains?
   Comment   November 28, 2012
dana2949 wrote:
Who makes the under the counter washing machine and do you have a ballpark figure for its cost?
   Comment   September 25, 2012
patrusca wrote:
what is the color on the walls? I know is like aqua, but when I go to the store which color should I ask for?
   Comment   August 24, 2012
candee wrote:
What collection is the lighting from. Love it! Brand name would be good to know.
   Comment   June 24, 2011

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Buckminster Green LLC added this to Contractor Tips: Wise Advice for Laundry Room Design
The washing machine itself could leak, so if you're on an upper floor, it should be installed in a pan with a drain, as shown in this picture. Better yet, tile the floor and have a floor drain installed. This way you'll be ready for any floods and you can mop the floor right into the drain.

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counter top
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adding counter above washer-dryer without moving counter height all around.
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like the counter top over W/D
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Counter tops over washer & Dryer.
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La couleur bleue des mûrs. Un accent un peu trop fort. À exploiter.
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install the washer in a pan with a drain
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Counter over washer dryer
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Valance.
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counter over washer and dryer
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May 31, 2014
I'm wondering if the shelf above the washer and dryer is able to be easily moved. Making it free standing could allow the owner to move it out of the way when they need to check on the hoses and vents.
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time floor in the event of leaks
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I like the idea of putting a counter over the washer & dryer to have a more wipeable, smooth (nothing falls btwn. them) surface.
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Floor drain for leaks make for quicker clean up.
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May 14, 2014
!!!!!! Great useable space. A noise you don't want to ignore is what's known as "water hammer." Newer machines add small bursts of water repeatedly, and the water turning on and off can rattle the pipes in the wall, potentially causing leaks. If you hear a clunking sound when the washer runs, consult a plumber before it's too late. On the outside of the wall, a burst washer hose can flood your house in a minute, so make sure you are using braided stainless steel reinforced hoses. !!!!!!
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Counter Over Washer/Dryer
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cover over washer and dryer
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Counter over washer
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table over washer dryer rather than built in better for cleaning and maintenance
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Hello laundry room!
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May 7, 2014
The washing machine itself could leak, so if you're on an upper floor, it should be installed in a pan with a drain, as shown in this picture. Better yet, tile the floor and have a floor drain installed. This way you'll be ready for any floods and you can mop the floor right into the drain.
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May 7, 2014
Tip: "The washing machine itself could leak, so if you're on an upper floor, it should be installed in a pan with a drain, as shown in this picture. Better yet, tile the floor and have a floor drain installed. This way you'll be ready for any floods and you can mop the floor right into the drain.".
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drain pan
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Easy design
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pan or floor drain in laundry
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Tile floor with drain
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drain pan under washer better to have drain in floor
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w/d stick out from standard 24" counter
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undercounter & next to sink.
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install washer on pan
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Love color combo laundry room
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Washer dryer stand tub and top for folding
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Laundry room curtain or valance. I like the sink and faucet. Interesting lighting fixture.
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curtains
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use bottom pan to retain any water spills from washer
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Counter over wd
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Counter over machines
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the shelf over the washer/dryer
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Counter over machines
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cover over w/d
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W&D countertop
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Current plan
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Box with counter for washer/dryer
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Counter and cabinet
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washer pa with drain
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Wide drawers for wrapping paper
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Laundry room expansion
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Tile floor girls bath
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Curtains
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Like the simple tile floor... with drain in center?
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wall color
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Shelves above washer dryer
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Build around w/d?
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Curtains
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rental - washer and dryer in kitchen
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The storage
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Todo
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Side by side machines so there is a folding area.
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Shelf around washer
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Curtain
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laundry room
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Pan drain for washer
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Light counters with blue accent walls
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Wrapping paper. Put under sewing machine
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Simple shelf over appliances to fold
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drawers with open shelving
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Floor
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Open, roomy
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floor; piece of incorporated, black furniture
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February 25, 2014
do not like this look
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The colour scheme
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For around w/d
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not the colours, just earmarked for layout
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Laundry room
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add a drain to the laundry room
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Deep sink
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Cupboards above machines
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Tile floor with drain in floor in case of water leaks
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Boxed in machines
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smart ideas.
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wall colour
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meuble on top of appliances
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Counter over front-load washer/dryer
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Laundry Counter- perfect!
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laundry room
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Countertop narrower than washer dryer
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Tile the floor and have a drain installed
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Valance
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floor drain and pan for washer
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counter built over appliances
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Counter on top
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Paper rollers, ribbon rollers
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Counter above appliances
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Everything, but bright blue
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I don't like this blue
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lavandería
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Top of washer/dryer
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Laundry
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pan under wshing machine
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The way it looks.
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floor tiles
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Laundry
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shelves
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table over washer/dryer
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Sink and some upper and lower cabinets
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Counter over washer/dryer
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openness
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Floor
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Laundry room/wrapping area
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Laundry
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Washer dryer top
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Lots of cabinets, counter space, and a gift wrap station! Don't like the blue though...
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January 9, 2014
A noise you don't want to ignore is what's known as "water hammer." Newer machines add small bursts of water repeatedly, and the water turning on and off can rattle the pipes in the wall, potentially causing leaks. If you hear a clunking sound when the washer runs, consult a plumber before it's too late. On the outside of the wall, a burst washer hose can flood your house in a minute, so make sure you are using braided stainless steel reinforced hoses.
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shelf over w/d
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Put washer with windows
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Wow what a wonderful laundry room if you could have all of this smaller version
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washer and dryer, removable counter
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Size of laundry room
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Shelf over washer and dryer
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separate counter built around the W & D
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Valance and chandelier.
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Shelf on washer/dryer
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Floor
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Little baskets on washer/dryer for each persons "things" found in the laundry
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Later added front loader
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Folding top over washer dryer
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drain under washer
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Laundry room
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Possible set up in master bath
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