How Many Cubic Feet Is an Apartment Size Washer?


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The typical capacity of a compact washer suitable for apartments is 2.5 to 3 cubic feet according to tech website CNET. This is sufficient for approximately eight to twelve pounds of load per wash.

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Compact washers have much less internal capacity than full size front-loading full-sized washers, which range in capacity from three to five cubic feet. Some compact washers intended for use in apartments are paired with dryer units in a stacked configuration. Such washers are typically smaller than compact standalone washers; CNET reports that the typical size of the washer in such an arrangement is 2.11 to 2.44 cubic feet, sufficient for eight pounds of laundry per wash.

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