Get your new tumble dryer installed and up and running in no time with our installation guide. Fancy leaving it to the professionals? If you’re buying a condenser or heat pump tumble dryer, choose our installation service when you check out and let us do the hard work for you.
Plan where you want to put your dryer. Normally this will be under a kitchen counter or in a utility room.
Place it next to your fridge or freezer as the heat from the dryer could damage it.
Make sure that wherever you put it, the room is well ventilated with windows close by.
Put it in a cupboard or anywhere the air can’t circulate properly.
Plug the dryer in once you're happy with it in its new home. Do a few test runs using a couple of old towels to make sure it’s working as it should.
Try to stack it on top of your washing machine without using the right stacking kit.
Vented tumble dryers are more complicated to install. We don’t offer our installation service with vented dryers because they need a hole in the wall for the hose to vent outside. We recommend contacting a professional to take care of it for you, instead of tackling it yourself.
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Unfortunately, we can’t install vented tumble dryers as a hole must be made in your wall for the hose to vent out. We recommend contacting a professional to install it for you.
Brand new models come with the hose attached at the back of the machine, you just need to carefully pull it out of the machine to your venting point.
This is because integrated models take longer to install as the furniture door needs to be attached.
Manufacturers don’t recommend putting dryers in garages where the room temperature can fall below ten degrees. This is because any water inside could freeze and damage your dryer.
By using a stacking kit. You can buy universal kits which work for stacking different brands.
This depends on your manufacturer. Check your product manual to find out.
Only certain models have reversible doors. Check your product manual to find out, or if you’re buying a new model, take a look at our product specifications.
This depends on your manufacturer. Check your product manual to find out. It’s also handy to know that your vent hose should always be level or vented downwards to stop condensation building in the dryer.
Integrated tumble dryers should come with everything you need to install the door except the door itself.
All vent hoses come with the tumble dryer.
No. They can only be placed on the floor or stacked on top of a washer.