Does my washer dryer need minimum installation clearances and ducted ventilation?

Last modified : Mar 04. 2019

Your washing machine alone does not require ducting for ventilation or a specific air opening, however minimum installation clearances are required especially for alcove or closet installation.

For alcove or closet installation, the dryer requires the following minimum clearances:

clearance specifications

If installing the dryer with a washer, the front of the alcove or closet must have an unobstructed air opening of at least 490 mm.

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