Key Takeaways

## Is a 3.5 cu ft washer big enough?

Washer sizes: Is there a standard capacity? Washing machines in the medium and large capacity category are most common, so **look for capacities anywhere from 3.5 to 5 cubic feet if you want a more standard washer size. Any medium or large capacity washer should easily fit regular as well as large laundry loads.**

## Can you wash a king-size comforter in a 3.5 cu ft washer?

Washing Machine Capacity The general rule of thumb is that **a front-loading washer with a tub that holds at least 3.7 cubic feet or greater can safely handle washing a king-size comforter. Do not put anything else in the washer when you wash the comforter, or it stands a chance of not coming clean.**

## What size washer do I need for a family of 2?

Choose a small **3.2 cubic feet machine for 1-2 person families. Choose a medium machine 4.5 cubic feet for 2-4 person families.**

## What size washer do I need for a family of 4?

Family Size As a rule of thumb, bigger families (over 3 people in total) will require a 4 to 4.5 cubic feet washer for optimal effectiveness. For reference, 4 cubic feet can wash up to 16 pounds while a 4.5 cubic feet machine can wash 20 pounds of laundry.

## How much can you wash in a 3.5 cu ft washer?

According to Compact Appliance (opens in new tab), four cubic feet is enough to wash 12-16 pounds of laundry. A larger capacity unit at 4.5 cubic feet can hold up to 20 pounds of laundry. **A 3.5 cubic foot washing machine will fit a queen-size comforter, but it will struggle to accommodate a king-size.**

## Will a king-size comforter fit in a 3.5 cu ft washer?

Choose a medium machine **4.5 cubic feet for 2-4 person families. Choose a larger machine (five cubic feet and up) if you have five or more people in your family. Choosing the right machine will be more energy-efficient and help you tackle your laundry loads quicker.**

## Can you wash a comforter in a 3.5 cu ft washer?

To properly wash a queen-size comforter, **you’ll need a high-efficiency washing machine (no agitator) with 3.5 cubic feet or more, depending on its fluffy factor (it should fit snugly but without cramming).**

## Will a comforter fit in a 3.5 washer?

A larger capacity unit at 4.5 cubic feet can hold up to 20 pounds of laundry. **A 3.5 cubic foot washing machine will fit a queen-size comforter, but it will struggle to accommodate a king-size.**

## How big of a washer do I need to wash a king comforter?

5.0 cubic feet

## Will a 4.5 cu ft washer fit a king size comforter?

**Yes, a king-size comforter can be washed in the 4.5 cu ft.**

## Is 2.4 cu ft washer big enough?

A regular-capacity washer between 3.1 and 4.0 cubic feet will let you load in 12 to 16 pounds of laundry, while **a larger-capacity model between 4.2 and 4.5 cubic feet can hold up to 20 pounds or more**

## What is a good size washing machine for a family of 3?

4 to 4.5 cubic feet

## Is a 4.5 washer big enough?

Large capacity washing machines: 4.5+ cubic feet Front Load Washer cleans over three baskets of clothing1 in a single load. **A washer with 4.5 cu.****ft. or above should also be able to handle king-sized duvets and comforters, so make sure you’re getting the capacity you need to avoid trips to the laundromat.**

## How much can you fit in a 3.5 cubic foot washer?

According to Compact Appliance (opens in new tab), four cubic feet is enough to wash 12-16 pounds of laundry. A larger capacity unit at 4.5 cubic feet can hold up to 20 pounds of laundry. A 3.5 cubic foot washing machine will fit a **queen-size comforter, but it will struggle to accommodate a king-size.**

## Can you wash a king-size comforter in a 4.3 cu ft washer?

Comforters: Instead of lugging your king-size comforter to a laundromat, **you can wash it in any washer with a claimed capacity of at least 4.5 cubic feet, according to our tests.**

## Can a 4.2 cu ft washer wash a king-size comforter?

**No, this is is not recommended for washing a king-size comforter.**

## Will a 4.5 cu ft washer fit a king-size comforter?

**Yes, a king-size comforter can be washed in the 4.5 cu ft.**

## Is 4.8 cu ft washer big enough?

A regular-capacity washer between 3.1 and 4.0 cubic feet will let you load in 12 to 16 pounds of laundry, while **a larger-capacity model between 4.2 and 4.5 cubic feet can hold up to 20 pounds or more**

## How much can a 3.5 cu ft washer hold?

12 pounds

## How big of a washer do I need for a king size comforter?

To properly wash a queen-size comforter, **you’ll need a high-efficiency washing machine (no agitator) with 3.5 cubic feet or more, depending on its fluffy factor (it should fit snugly but without cramming).**

## Can a 3.8 cu ft washer fit a king size comforter?

The general rule of thumb is that **a front-loading washer with a tub that holds at least 3.7 cubic feet or greater can safely handle washing a king-size comforter**

## Is a 3.5 washer big enough?

12 pounds

## Can you fit a king size comforter in a 3.6 cu ft washer?

Washer sizes: Is there a standard capacity? Washing machines in the medium and large capacity category are most common, so **look for capacities anywhere from 3.5 to 5 cubic feet if you want a more standard washer size. Any medium or large capacity washer should easily fit regular as well as large laundry loads.**

## How much does a 3.5 washer hold?

The general rule of thumb is that **a front-loading washer with a tub that holds at least 3.7 cubic feet or greater can safely handle washing a king-size comforter. Do not put anything else in the washer when you wash the comforter, or it stands a chance of not coming clean.**

## How big should a washer be for a comforter?

A standard washer’s size ranges from 3.55 cubic feet, capable of handling at least **12 pounds of laundry.**