How to Install a Laundry Chute

You'll love the convenience of a laundry chute

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Tape measure
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Drill bit set
  • Drywall saw
  • Reciprocating saw
  • Utility knife
  • Tin snips
  • Taping knife

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Metal duct
  • Laundry chute door
  • Duct tape
  • Sheet metal screws
  • Drywall
  • Drywall tape
  • Drywall compound
  • Sandpaper
  • Primer
  • Paint