How to Connect a Portable Washer to a Kitchen

A portable washer is normally designed with wheels to enable it to be used by customer in any area that wishes even if they do not have any specific area for doing laundry as long as you can connect it to dedicated water and drain hookups. The portable washer can be connected easily to your kitchen just by using your sink in order to fill the appliance through special connection that can be attached to the faucet and you would be able to empty all the unwanted water down through the drain. You can make use of any nearby electrical point within the kitchen that can be reachable with the portable washer to use as the appliance’s power supply. A portable washer is a common appliance that you would be able to see in mobile homes, RV vehicles as well as studio apartments where there is not enough space to store or place any big size appliances.

To connect a portable washer to a Kitchen, you need:

  • Pliers
  • Extension cable for connecting to electrical outlet (optional)

Connecting a Portable Washer to a Kitchen

How to Connect a Portable Washer to a Kitchen

  • First thing that you need to do is to place the portable washer near your kitchen cabinet below the sink
    • While the portable washer’s control panel have to be facing towards you.
  • The next step that you have to take is to unscrew the aerator that you find on the end of your faucet spout
    • Unscrew the aerator by turning it counterclockwise by using the pliers.
    • Leave it a side in a safe place where you can easily access it when you want to use it again.
  • From the back of the portable washer you will be able to find its retractable feed hoses and connector
    • Both of the items need to be pulled towards your kitchen sink’s faucet.
    • After that, you have to twist the ring that you see on the connector counterclockwise to the threads on the end of your faucet. By doing this, you would be able to secure the hoses.

    The upper hose is used for supplying water to the washer while the lower hose is used for draining water from the washer and flows down your kitchen sink drain.

  • In order to make the appliance work, you need to plug the portable washer’s power cord that you will find at the back of the appliance to your kitchen electrical point.
    • Finally, you can turn on your faucet knobs to test on the release of water and check whether all your connections are tight or not.
    • Make sure that you adjust the water according to the correct temperature level as per suggested by the appliance’s manufacturer.

    Always remember that whenever you are dealing with a portable washer

    • Please follow not the above mentioned guideline, but make sure that you understand the specific instructions made by the product’s manufacturer especially in terms of connecting the washer onto a kitchen faucet.

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