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Sink adapters for washing machine

I was looking for an adapter for the washing machine to the sink that can use hot and cold water in one adapter.

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Hi from uk there is an adaptor for this pupose it is known as a YPIECE which has the facility to have two pipes to connect to one cold fill machine not expensive it may also be called a collector breaching in your location?

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