Can you put a shelf on top of a washer and dryer?

The tops of my front load washer and dryer gave some space for folding that never ending pile of laundry–but not enough. So I built this easy shelf to provide plenty of folding and sorting space in our laundry room. It made life SO much easier!

Can you put a dryer on a shelf?

The tumble dryer can sit on a sturdy shelf as it is not as heavy as a washing machine and can also be any shape.

What do you do with space between washer and dryer?

Take Advantage of the Space Between Your Washer & Dryer To find a rolling cart that’s the best fit for your space, measure the gap between your washer and dryer and get a cart that’s at least 2″ narrower so you have plenty of space to roll it in and out. Also check the height measurement to make sure you’re good there!

How high should a shelf be above a washer and dryer?

Washer/dryer pairs average 75 inches tall when stacked, leaving just 11 inches of space above them in a room with an 8-foot ceiling. Side-by-side washer/dryer pairs stand 33 inches tall and need another 24 inches of clearance for a top-loading washer, leaving 39 inches above the washer for a cabinet.

How much weight can you put on top of a dryer?

With the exception of light comforters, keep dryer loads at no more than two-thirds of the drum’s capacity. Half is even better. Use only the time you need to dry the load. Avoid longer-than-necessary dryer cycles.

Does there need to be space between washer and dryer?

While measuring, make sure to allow for at least six inches of space between the back wall and the appliance for hoses and ventilation, as well as one inch of clearance between the washer and dryer for side-by-side units.

Do I need a gap between washer and dryer?

Washers and dryers placed side by side typically require a horizontal space of 60 inches or five feet. Measure the depth of the appliances (most are around 33 inches) and add six inches for hoses and venting.

How deep should a cabinet be over a washer and dryer?

Counter space is generally 24-inches deep, but if you are short on space it could be cut down to a foot. As a rule of thumb, a side-by-side washer and dryer is designed to fit within a 60-inch wide space. Where stacked appliances typically use less than 30-inches.

What is the best size for laundry room shelves?

The slim design is ideal for narrow spaces in the kitchen, laundry room, bathroom, garage and more. The five inch wide shelves are perfect for squeezing into tight spaces like next to the refrigerator or in between your washer and dryer.

How big is the laundry organizer on top of the washer?

No more clutter on top of the washer and dryer with this 8ft. wide Laundry Organizer. Made of 100% solid wood with a 12in shelf depth, this laundry organizer includes a 6ft. shelf with bar for clothes hanging and a 6ft. tall organization tower. The 6ft. shelf can be cut to size allowing the laundry organizer to work in spaces 8ft wide or less.

How many shelves does the laundry cart have?

The laundry cart features 3 shelves that are perfect for squeezing into tight spaces such as between your washer and dryer. The shelves offer ample storage for detergents, softeners, stain-treaters, and other items you would like on hand while doing your laundry.

How much does a washer and dryer cabinet weigh?

Cabinets are 12″ deep and mount over washers and dryers, or anywhere you care to place them. Overall Product Weight: 55lb. Whitmor’s magnetic laundry valet easily attaches to your washer or dryer creating more space to hang your clothing to air dry.