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What is a Laundry Pedestal?

Your washer and dryer are modern marvels when it comes to getting through loads of your family's laundry, but you could still be making laundry day even easier on yourself. Learn how you can make even more efficient use of your laundry equipment by supplementing both your washer and your dryer with a laundry pedestal.

A laundry pedestal is an accessory that goes underneath your front-load washer or dryer. There are two main benefits to using a laundry pedestal.

First, it raises your appliance off the floor by 12-16 inches, making it easier to reach inside the wash bin. This allows you to load and unload the machine with less bending, putting less strain on your back.

Second, most laundry pedestals also contain a large storage drawer that gives you more space. By keeping your detergent, bleach, dryer sheets and other laundry supplies here, you can organize and declutter your laundry space. 

If you have a big family and go through lots of loads of laundry, you can also opt for a pedestal washer that can act as a supplement to your washer and tackle even more clothes and linens.

What is a laundry pedestal?

However, not every washer and dryer pedestal are compatible with all washers and dryers. When looking for a laundry pedestal, check the owner's manual or manufacturer website to make sure it's compatible with your model of washer and dryer.

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What is a Laundry Pedestal?