I saw this on Facebook; this may be helpful to those in Florida and the East Coast who might get hit by Hurricane Irma.
The text says:
FLORIDA PEEPS! GOOD ADVICE! EMPTY YOUR DISHWASHER AND PUT ANYTHING YOU WANT TO PRESERVE IN THERE. It’s waterproof and secured to cabinets so it’s more likely to survive a storm. TELL YOUR FRIENDS.
The comment I highlighted says:
Washing machine and dryers are also water proof
Please spread this!