August 7, 2012
WOW, that does seem to be stupid to put the drain hose so close to the floor, but the three differnt brands that I have also have the drain hose at the bottom, so far the light has not come on to empty it, so I guess I am lucky, but to me, with only three pints of water, I would put down a bunch of dirt towels, (I say dirty, why dirty the clean ones and then wash them use the already dirty bath towels,) like you do if your toliet over flows.
I guess I really never thought about it since I have a drain in my landury room, and can just roll it over there to drain it, if I ever have to do that.
But I can see picking that up, WOW, now that is hard on the back, I think I would, take a board with a brick (s) make a make shift ramp and roll it up there and then drain it, if I had to do it that way.
You never said how often you have to do this, but to me making a temporary ramp is way better then picking it up.
If you had stairs roll it to a stair and drain it. Or if you could roll it to a porch and drain it off the porch.
Just a few thoughts but picking it up, no that may really cause a problem over time with the back.
Hope some of this helps,,,call LG and tell them. They just may rethink the design.
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