If you do not have designated plumbing for your washing machine, you can hook it up to a sink instead. Use a sink aerator thread to hose connection adapter to attach the water supply hose to the sink faucet. Connect the other end of the water supply hose to the cold-water connection on the back of the washing machine.
Can a sink and clothes washer share a drain?
If youre joining a washing machine and kitchen sink on the same drain, you may be able to vent them both with a single vent if they are close enough together. If not, you can connect their separate vents before they tie into the main vent stack.
Why does my washer drain into sink?
The washer will put too much water in a 1 1/2 line and you will get over flow (plus not to code). This is why the washer drains in the sink. It takes all the water from the washer, kind of like a storage area, then it will drain at its own leisure so to say on what the drain will accept.
How do you hook up a washer to a sink drain?
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Is it code to have a drain in the laundry room?
The 2017 IRC code does not specifically require floor drains to be installed in laundry rooms, but buildings often include them to provide for emergency drainage or to help with other drainage needs (e.g., relief valves, water heater drainage, condensate drainage, etc.).
Do all laundry rooms have a drain?
Technically a floor drain is not required in the laundry room by code, but you would be silly not to have one. A washing machine can produce up to 40 gallons of water during a regular cleaning cycle. Older homes tend to have still a floor drain that connects directly to a local sewage system.
Why does my sink smell when my washing machine is on?
The most likely is bacteria growing in your washer because of built-up dirt, mildew and mold, lint, and/or soap. If you dont regularly clean your washing machine, these things build up on, under, or inside the rubber seal and in the crevices of the drum.