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I am building a platform for my new front load washer. I will secure the platform to the garage floor, but does the washer need to be secured to the platform by bolting it down? I have a friend who has one and it vibrates and moves on her tile floor so I felt it might be good to bolt it down???

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Not advisable to bolt down; for if there is a problem with springs, etc you will not know - for the machine is secure. And serious damage will occur while the machine remains bolted down. Your friend has a problem with her shocks or springs and requires to be looked into.

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