the wall - the result is a good 4-5" space behind my washer dryer and the wall. Step 1 - Prepare the Area. Installing a recessed washing machine box sounds a little difficult, but it actually can be pretty easy to do, even for beginners. (Yes the trap is there to block sewer gasses. To prevent all of these consider installing a recessed dryer vent. Especially important in dry climates where the water can evaporate quite quickly). You will want to be in the basement or a utility area most likely near a sink. The way I see it there are 5 connections that I'll need to recess into the wall (4" studs) My house is on a raised foundation so this should be doable.
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Installing a recessed washing machine box sounds a little difficult, but it actually can be pretty easy to do, even for beginners.
If you are new to this task, here are a few tools and materials as well as some steps to help guide you through the process.
You will have to feed the cable and wiring through the hole from the wall down to the opening that you just cut out. This will prevent any leaks in your homes infrastructure. If you are new to this task, here are a few tools and materials as well as some steps to help guide you through the process. Once the duct is in the wall you can push your dryer flush against the wall without fearing that you will damage or bend the air duct. This is important as it is placed right near the washing machine and needs to be protected from water damage. Once you have an outline, you can use a saw to cut open an area to place the box. These are 90 deg ball valves. Be sure to turn the power off while you are working on this step through the others so that you do not harm yourself or the wiring in your home.
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