220 Miele- cold water connection & electrical
I am getting ready to install my Miele W1918/W1515. One of the options seem to be to do a Y off the cold line and connect both the hot and the cold inlet to just cold water. Can someone post a pic of how it is done? I understand at a high level that this is what is called profile wash and allows the cold water dissolving stains to get out before the hot water gets in. Can someone explain what happens to the length of the wash cycle? Do the stains that need hot water also get out well? Is there any fiddling with the settings necessary?
I gave the electrical requirement to the sparky and he looked at he shape of the plug and said .. Yes I can do it. I told him that the line is 30amp but the circuit breaker is at 15.. He was thoroughly confused and I could not explain. Should I just buy the expensive 2-in1 plug from Miele and have him just install? Can someone arm me with exactly what outlet to buy and where I can get it? I think I may already have two 220v in the laundry area but if not, I am guessing I can run both the washer and dryer with the dual outlet.
Finally, our washer inlet, drain and dryer vent access are reversed (standard American laundry). I completely missed this requirement. I have 33in of depth in the laundry closet. As these machines are smaller, can I assume I am OK and we can crossover in the back? Any tips if you have done it? I know the dryer has 3 options for vent access. Which one would work best for my situation?
This post was edited by GWlolo on Wed, Jan 30, 13 at 23:50