Insert the flat support on the bottom of a hand truck below the back of the washerHow to Install a Washing Machine on a Second Floor. Wrap the webbed lock belts connected for the hand truck around the sides of the washer and buckle the belts together in the front of the washer to reduce the risk of the appliance sliding while moving.
Pull the washing machine up the stairs of the building one step at a time with the help of a friend. The person holding the hand truck should be ahead of the washing machine moving up the stairs. If the building has an elevator, use it.
Place a drain pan on the floor below the washer connections on the back wall. The pan is square, like the shape of your washerHow to Install a Washing Machine on a Second Floor, and can be purchased at hardware or appliance stores. In the event of a washer malfunction, the pan catches leaking water.
Position the washing machine in the laundry room so the back of the appliance faces the wall.
Lift the washer with the help
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of friends and lower it into a drain pan so that all four sides of the pan extend above the outside of the appliance.
Connect the two hoses
on the back of the washing machine for the hot and cold water faucets on the wall of the laundry room, turning the coupler on each hose clockwise with pliers.
Insert the end of the drain hose attached to the back of the washer into the drain pipe on the wall.
Plug in the power cord for the washer and slide it back toward the wall.