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Laundry Rooms Installation

Read through step-by-step tutorials to help you prepare for any installation pertaining to your laundry.

How to Vent a Clothes Dryer

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Cleveland to reroute a lengthy dryer vent.

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How to Hook Up Washing Machine Plumbing

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey re-plumbs a washing machine.

How to Clean a Dryer Vent

Excessive dryer lint buildup can pose a fire hazard, so it’s important to clean it at least once a year. Read this guide to learn how to clean your dryer vent in five easy steps.

How to Install a Dryer Vent in 6 Steps

A quick and easy way to enhance the efficiency and safety of your clothes dryer.

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How to Install a Gas Clothes Dryer

In this edition of DIY Smarts, Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps an expectant couple select and install a gas dryer.

How to Laminate a Countertop for a Laundry Room

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva builds a plastic laminate counter

Installing a Laundry Chute

One homeowner shares their experience adding a laundry chute to their home.

How to Choose and Install Laundry Appliances

Ask This Old House plumbing expert Richard Trethewey helps a couple pick out and install energy efficient appliances.

How to Install a Front-Loading Washer and Dryer

This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey shares his tips for properly setting up a new laundry room

How to Make a Shutter-Door Ironing Cabinet

Use these louvered or paneled wood beauties to give your home's exterior classic character, or repurpose them as rustic indoor accents

Automatic Valve Shut-off for Washing Machines

The Intelliflow turns washing machine water-supply valves on and off, so you don't have to