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Washing Machine Anti Vibration - Gym Mats?

Discussion in 'Repairs & Maintenance' started by neK, 3rd Oct, 2015.

  1. neK

    neK Well-Known Member

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  2. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    Try to load your washer evenly. Make sure that the bearings aren't worn. The washer legs should be leveled.

    You don't want to introduce an unstable floor which will throw the machine even more.
     
  3. bob shovel

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    Yeah true dat. I had to sit on mine for a while there when I had it outside on pavers
     
  4. Greyghost

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    Instead of spending the $45 on these mats: goto Kmart etc and buy the $10 camping rubber mats - 4 click together ones per pack.

    They are thicker than the washer mats, not as dense buy do the same job for 1/4 the cost!
     
  5. Beelzebub

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    Nah skip the Kmart mats, I don't think they would have the quality or volume to work? I would guess that those gym mats would work though, after all they are solid and are designed to absorb impact and noise. They're 15ml thick and 1m squared so you would only need one.
    My home gym is covered in them.

    However, I don't think it would completely eliminate the vibrations, should limit them though.
     
  6. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    A couple of thongs will work a treat. @datto can confirm.
     
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    I swear by them.

    Next try wins!