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slreuber

07:54AM | 12/12/04
Member Since: 12/11/04
1 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
Carpeting was recently installed in my kitchen and laundry room with pad under it. Since then my washing machine shakes like it wants to take off into space when the spin cycle comes on. The dryer seems to shake a little now also. Everything is leveled so my theory is that the carpeting and pad (mostly the pad) are not a good idea. Any other opinions on this?

carl21l

11:02AM | 12/12/04
Member Since: 03/21/04
173 lifetime posts
why carpet a laundry room?? you are only asking for trouble if you have a water spill/leak and the first time you spill bleach..... The washer needs a firm footing to prevent movement during the spin cycle. it it were my laundry, i would remove the carpet and install ceramic tile. and if you want softee under your feet, install a throw rug.

JMHO

Carl

appliguy

06:23PM | 12/12/04
Member Since: 07/23/04
491 lifetime posts
Hi,

**Everything is leveled so my theory is that the carpeting and pad (mostly the pad) are not a good idea. Any other opinions on this?**

Opinion....loose the section of carpet the washer is on! :(

jeff.

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