Rondell Patterson
Rondell Patterson
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Asked on Jun 22, 2019

How to reduce washer and dryer vibration noises?

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Our washer and dryer are located in corner near the wall and on ceramic floor and they make alot of noise as result of very violent vibrations especially during the spin cycle. What methods can I use reduce these vibrations?

q how to reduce washer and dryer vibration noises

washer dryer

8 answers
  • Mad29883817
    on Jun 22, 2019

    Adjust the legs

  • Rymea
    on Jun 22, 2019

    Sounds like they might not be perfectly level

  • Linda Sikut
    on Jun 22, 2019

    Hi Rondell,

    Here's a great article that should help you. Wishing you the best.

    https://soundproofliving.com/washing-machine-noise-reduction/

  • Tinyshoes
    on Jun 22, 2019

    Rondell...Is it level on the floor...should have little legs that will help with that. Many times I may fill too full with items and they get on the same side and cause mine to "walk"!

  • Graham Diffey
    on Jun 22, 2019

    The main reason for this is...the machine has not been installed correctly..ie it needs the feet adjusting to level the machine and also not able to rock from corner to corner...IT can also happen if there is too small a load in the machine...ie just 1 or 2 items ,throwing it off balance.......trusting this is of assistance.....

  • William
    on Jun 23, 2019

    Feet need to be adjusted. They do go out of adjustment over time from use. Make sure it's level side to side and front to back. Use a torpedo level while adjusting. Overloading and underloading can cause clothing to bunch to one side during spin cycle causing vibration. Rubber pads under feet can dampen some vibration.

  • Dee
    on Jun 23, 2019

    Adjust the feet to level the machine. You could put a rubber mat under the feet.

  • Pat
    on Jun 23, 2019

    Hardware or appliance store has rubber things to put under the legs of appliances that bounce, walk and are noisy. We bought some but found that putting a rubber mat under the washer and having it leveled helped with our problem.

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