What Are the Average Dimensions of Washers and Dryers?

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As of 2014, most washing machines in the United States are 27 inches wide and 25 to 28 inches deep. Top-loading machines are 36 inches high, and front-loading machines are 34 to 39 inches high, not including the control panel's height. Dryers usually match the dimensions of the washing machine.

Some brands of washing machines are only 25 inches wide. Compact machines are made to fit into small spaces and usually measure 34 inches high. Compact machines are intended for installation under counter tops or inside small closets. Some compact machines can be stacked, with the washer placed underneath the dryer to conserve space.