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  1. J

    Advice needed! Sink flowing into washing machine and vice versa.

    Hi, We live in a rented property and have recently started having an issue with the kitchen sink. When we using the sink the water drains straight into the washing machine, when the washing machine is on the water bubbles up into the sink. We have tried various unblockers, a drain blaster and a...
  2. M

    Help with washing machine installation

    Hi, we've just moved into our first house and I'm trying to install a new washing machine. however between the machine and the sink is an integrated dishwasher. This is making it extremely difficult to install. To make matters worse, the inlet tap for the washing machine is so tight to the...
  3. J

    Dishwasher, Sink, Washing Machine to the same waste outlet?

    Currently the Dishwasher has it's own waste outlet to the outside, the sink and Washing Machine share one. Designing a new kitchen we will have all of them sharing one waste outlet - is this do-able or full of problems?
  4. D

    Washing machine waste comes up kitchen sink?!

    Looking for some opinions on whether something is wrong with our plumbing under the kitchen sink plumbing. Basically, whenever the washing machine drains we get a flow up into the kitchen sink of the waste water along with dirt from inside the pipe. We've had Homeserve plumbers out and they...
  5. B

    Undersink plumbing washing machine etc

    We've been having issues with our washing machine recently where it is filling up in the drum overnight with clean water. I just went to look underthe sink to check (actually don't know what I was checking for!) anyway I knocked a small blue lever about 1/4 turn and all this water came gushing...
  6. B

    Washing machine waste pipe

    Got to plumb outlet from washing machine into open vertical length of 110mm plastic pipe at floor level. Any suggestions for best way of doing this? Presume I'll need a trap? Use 40mm stand pipe and u-bend? How best to join to 110mm and cap the 110 pipe?
  7. H

    Connecting washing machine & dishwasher outlets

    Have recently had a new sink fitted. The trap (is that the right word?) underneath the old sink allowed for connections from the waste outlets on both the washing machine and the dishwasher but the new fitting has only provided one outlet, currently connected to the washing machine (far right on...
  8. C

    washing machine waste pipe

    Hi guys. I'm going to put my washing machine adjacent to my bathroom. The path of least resistance to plumb the waste pipe would be under the bath tub. Is this allowed? If yes, would there be any issues with the bathtub draining slower or the washing machine waste coming up into the bath tub...
  9. D

    Pipework to put a washing machine in the the garage

    Hi all, I want to put the washing machine in the garage but will need to do the pipework. The only water pipe going into the garage is the one for the combi boiler, which is also in the garage. Would it be ok to come off the water pipe for the boiler? Thanks for reading
  10. R

    Washing machine drainage flooding back, nightmare, long horizontal run with no vent.

    Hello I’m new to this site but hoping someone can throw some light on a difficult problem on kitchen drainage. This is in my father-in-law’s 4th floor flat in Paris, in a modern block (1990’s) The roots of the problem are multiple. Really poor installation with an almost horizontal run of...
  11. A

    Running waste pipe for washing machine.

    Hi all, This is my first post, had no option but ask more experienced people before making expensive mistake. I would like to put my WM on opposite side of a sink where waste pipe goes at present. I will have enough space to put tall pipe and p trap behind WM. I am planning to use 40mm pipe...
  12. M

    Washing machine install - taping pipes to side

    Hello. I have a little problem with my integrated washing machine Unfortunately it overhangs the rest of my units by just a few mm. To create a bit more space, I've taped the pipes to the side of the washing machine. See pics here: Washing machine Washing machine I know this isn't ideal but...
  13. M

    cNew Beko Washing machine leave clothes wet and water stay in gasket

    Hello, My landlord just bought a new Beko machine (Beko WTG721M1W Freestanding Washing Machine, 7kg Load, A+++ Energy Rating, 1200rpm Spin, White at John Lewis & Partners) He got a plumber to install it and last night I tried a first wash (after cleaning the drums like specified in the...
  14. W

    Pulled out washing machine, this is what we found.

    We moved in to our house 4 years ago. Previous owners where there for 7 years, and bought from new. Yesterday we had our washing machine replaced. Couldn't believe my eyes once they had got the old machine out. Take a look at the photo. Shame our washing machine didn't pack up two years ago...
  15. A

    Washing machine hose below floor level

    Hi everyone, I re-arranging my kitchen and would like to install the washing machine with the following setup. I will cut a trench in the concrete below the wooden floor to fit the hose for the waste. Do you think that would work? Thanks for your help and advice. :)
  16. F

    Washing machine inlet pipe leaking, water pressure too high?

    Hello all, first time poster here, I have looked but don't see this issue mentioned. My old washing machine inlet pipe was leaking, not surprising given it was over 30 years old. It looks to have been a slow leak from the meeting between the rubber pipe and plastic connecter at the machine...
  17. D

    Washing machine, dishwasher and single waste trap spiggot

    Hi, I've recently moved into a house with this waste trap (pictured) with twin spigots. As you can see the spigot on the left is already in use with the boiler of all things (?) so I'd rather not mess with that. The washing machine is now installed (after I took this picture) and uses the...
  18. A

    Greasy clothes - washing machine

    Hi all, Hoping somebody will have come across this before. Clothes I have washed are coming out of the washing machine greasy. Almost as if they have oil on them. This has started happening in the last few weeks. I got a washing machine cleaner from Tesco and that made it ok for a month or...
  19. M

    Drain hose - integrated washing machine / condensing dryer

    Hi Would like to extend this hose to a total of 3.2m (which is ok in the manual) Can I route the hose down to floor level (so as to go underneath the oven and cabinets etc) before then coming back up to connect in to the sink? Or is that not allowed / would cause problems? Thanks! :)
  20. B

    new washing machine or drain specialist?

    Current issue is the Washing machine is filling with dirty water when not used for a few days. Washing machine in the kitchen and a few months ago the kitchen sink kept having some drainage issues, that seem to be from further down the pipes then you can get too. unscrewed some plastic pipes...

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