# How many cubic feet is a standard washer?

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4.0 cubic feet

Also question is, how many cubic feet is a standard dryer?

7.3 cubic feet

**16 pounds**of laundry. Washers with a 4.2 capacity and larger can accommodate

**20 pounds**of laundry and more.

Considering this, how do you determine washer capacity?

), and you can use your bathroom scale to gauge the weight of an average load in your household. 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.

For a **family** of four, a medium **size washing machine** (around 7.5 to 8.5 kg) should normally be enough. That's the equivalent of around 35 T-Shirts per **wash**. If you've got a small household (1-2 adults), then a small **washing machine** (around 5kg-7kg) could be enough.