# How many pounds does a washer hold?

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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.

Also asked, how many pounds is a load of laundry?

As a rule of thumb, 12 **pounds of laundry** is appropriate for a standard capacity top **load** washer, 15 to 18 **pounds** for a front-**load** washer, and 20 to 22 **pounds** for an extra large capacity front **load** washer. These weights give you a good guideline as to **how many** of each item can fit in a **load** of **laundry**.

**16 pounds**of laundry. A larger capacity unit at 4.5 cubic feet can hold up to

**20 pounds**of laundry. A general rule of thumb is a queen size comforter can fit into 3.5 cubic feet and a king size comforter fit into a 3.8 cubic feet machine.

In this regard, what is the average capacity of a washing machine?

Standard Size **Washing Machines** Standard and high-efficiency top loaders have 3.1-4.0 cubic feet of **capacity**, while front-load high-efficiency washers measure between 4.2-4.5 cubic feet.

**7kg washing machine** – **can** fit around 35 T-**Shirts** or a double duvet and is suited for a small sized family.