How to Install a GE Spacesaver Wall Mount Dryer

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A GE Spacesaver wall mount dryer can be easily installed in a small area to give you more room and flexibility in a room. While the dryer itself is much smaller, and only holds relatively small loads of clothes, the dryer can be mounted onto a wall in virtually any room with the right tools. In addition to wall space, you will need a 240-volt electrical outlet as well as access to an exterior/outside location for the dryer vent.

Things You'll Need

  • 2, 2x4 beams, approximately 3 to 4 feet in length
  • Stud finder
  • 1 wall-mounting bracket
  • 2 bottom brackets
  • 6, 1/4 x 3-inch wood screws
  • 7,1/4 x 1 1/2-inch wood screws
  • Level
  • Dryer exhaust tubing
  • Locate two studs in the wall you want to install the dryer on and make a small mark. Be sure that a 240-volt electrical outlet is within 3 feet of the location where you want to install your dryer.

  • Cut two 2x4 panels large enough to reach two wall studs and also be the same width as the dryer itself.

  • Secure the upper 2x4 with four 1/4 x 3-inch wood screws, and be sure the wood is level. Measure about 32 inches down, and install the other 2x4 with four 1/4 x 3-inch wood screws as well.

  • Measure 1/8 inch down from the bottom of the upper 2x4 support beam. Install the metal wall bracket into place with five 1/4 x 1 1/2-inch wood screws.

  • Remove one screw from each of the lower rear corners of the actual dryer. Reusing those same screws, secure the dryer's bottom brackets into place.

  • Position the dryer on the wall mounting bracket and secure it into place. Screw the bottom of the dryer into place on the lower 2x4 support using the remaining two 1/4 x 1 1/2-inch wood screws.

  • Install the dryer exhaust tubing from the back of the dryer to an outside vent or through a window. Be sure that the vent is securely put into place as it exits the room so that it does not blow any exhaust back into the room.

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