The task of saving space in a small bathroom, It requires non-standard solutions. the choice was made, set the washing machine above the toilet. Yes, the store has a complete idea of washing plants, but with a small load and her family do not have enough. After much deliberation and searching for interesting ideas, I had to solve this problem. understanding, that the machine is heavy, itself weighs 50 kg, plus vibration, It has led to the search for non-standard solution to this problem. Share your result of, how to install a washing machine over the toilet, and thus free up more space in a small bathroom.
Selection of a suitable toilet
counting height, understanding, that the machine should be located for ease of use, as low as possible. Standard height of a conventional toilet 80 see, plus you need a place for pressing, it's not very user-friendly and aesthetically pleasing turn. The answer came in the use of insolation suspended toilet, but there is a standard, usually 120-130 cm, but it's a tall. In details about installing.
In fact, very little information on the types and sizes of different manufacturers, but who seeks will always find! He stopped on a reliable system GROHE, it is well maintained and there are parts. In this line there are systems of 90 cm height, but you need to take 1 meter because, that the toilet lid, can override button in the open state. Now after selecting the appropriate plumbing and equipment, We proceed to the installation of the washing machine above the toilet.
With the system decided, Now it caught fire and built a hygienic shower, They are usually put in Turkish every hotel. The name of a famous Turkish manufacturer Vitra, albeit infrequently, but it can be found in online stores.
Advantages of the toilet following:
- compact pot bidetkoy;
- hygienic system with built-in bidetkoy ;
- designed drainage system;
- cover lifter.
Biggest fear, was that, Whether planting bolts fit in different systems, but still great.
Washing machine usual, depth 40 See and download 5 kilogram. Preference was given to a model where, the handle is, as low as possible, for easy loading.
Mounting system installation
Naturally pre-made wiring, sewage and water consumption for all major places in view of the slopes and connections, but this is a separate issue. He held a separate outlet through the machine ouzo to protect against the current. Calculated in advance the size of the shelf above the washing machine, and proceeded to the installation of legs on the anchor installation system. Since I have enclosed a wall niche of plywood for the fridge, which is already in the bathroom to save space in a small kitchen. In addition a number of bricks laid, to all the main load went to him.
Formwork for concreting shelves for washing machine
First you need to accurately determine the height of the toilet installation, taking into account the height of the screed and tiles. I'm hooked on the corners of the level of anchors for future formwork. After that, cut out a piece of waterproof plywood to size. Hammer drilled holes 14 mm around the perimeter of the wall for reinforcement bound her viscous. I lifted the board to fill in the 15 cm and concreted podium for aseptic machines.
When the concrete is frozen, I finally began to connecting the system to the water supply and sanitation. Check the system for leaks, making, everything works and fits, I built a frame for plasterboard. Next, cut a hole for pipes, screwed sheet. All other standard processes, primer and tiling work. The result was a pedestal above the washing machine.
Thanks to this arrangement turned out to install and shelves and a niche for a backup heater. On the back of a refrigerator, which is in the bathroom.
Nuances when setting the machine above the toilet
When completed it is time to connect the machine and lift upward.
The important point is required to secure the machine to the wall, because at high load, it can greatly jumping.
Ideally, you want to make a vibrating plate for washing machines. To take this cut sheet measuring 60 × 45 cm made of plywood, Plexiglas, plasty. It cutter 45 mm recess under the legs. Drilled holes in the sheet under the anchor for fixing. When mounting the plate make it a substrate made of soft rubber or penofol. It turns reliable vibration plate, which will not allow the machine to ride. I can say, that the machine is installed in such a way, less noisy and vibrate. I hope my tips for installing the washing machine above the toilet, help you solve the problem, where and how to install a washing machine.