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Laundry

Boston...
9 posts
1 review
Laundry

I am coming to Israel in the next few weeks when a new grandchild is born.

My daughter does not have a washer/dryer in her apartment. I would like to be able to use a laundromat but I am not aware of any that exist.

She lives in the German colony (Emek Refaim).

She sends clothes out to a service. I would feel more comfortable washing new baby clothes myself. Some I will wash here before I leave. Those I'm not sure of I want to bring with tags on so I can return them but if she likes them, I want to wash them there. Thanks!

Tel Aviv, Israel
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11. Re: Laundry

Mazel tov !!!

Why don't you buy her a washing machine as a present ? :-)

Israel
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12. Re: Laundry

Rotem launderette is alive and well, for anyone who is interested in one in that area. But it is a long way from the German Colony.

Boston...
9 posts
1 review
13. Re: Laundry

Thanks to all for your Mazel Tovs and wise and prompt advice.

I like the idea of buying a machine best but my daughter plans to move soon and doesn't seem to want that installation in a rental.

I don't mind hand-washing either though I'd rather spend time with the baby than with the laundry!

This Israel forum is great!

NYC/Israel
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41 reviews
14. Re: Laundry

Most apartments in Israel have the necessary plumbing for a washer. Unlike in the US, when you buy an apartment/home it rarely to never comes with a washing machine ( or fridge or stove) Renters generally own their own appliances and take them when they move. Owners moving to a new home, take them along too.

Israel
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15. Re: Laundry

rdglady beat me to it - it is the norm (and not the exception) here to own your own appliances and it is very easy to hook up a washer - one drain pipe and one water inlet - all you really need to be concerned with is that the machine will fit in the space available and through the door (which may be narrow). It's no big deal to get a machine in a rented apt and IMHO would be a huge boon to a mother with a newborn.

Gippsland, Australia
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16. Re: Laundry

That site PRSV posted is a great resource for those travelling with kids - quite apart from the laundry info. :)

17. Re: Laundry

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