How to keep your washing machine clean
Keep your washing machine clean with top tips from wilko. This quick method costs just pennies and is so easy to follow. By giving your washing machine a quick clean once a month, you’ll keep unpleasant odours and mould at bay, meaning cleaner clothes too.
What you’ll need for a clean washing machine
How to clean a washing machine
1:- Add a splash of water to ¼ cup of bicarbonate of soda. Add to the drawer of your machine.
2:- Prepare two cups of white vinegar, pour the vinegar into the drum.
3:- Set your washing machine to a regular hot wash and let the machine do the hard work. The bicarbonate of soda and vinegar will naturally break up any mould growth while cleaning and refreshing your washing machine.
4:- When the cycle has finished simply wipe the drum with a clean sponge or cloth, removing any mould or residue which may be left behind. Remember to lift the seals where possible to remove any hidden residue and use your old toothbrush for those hard-to-reach areas.
It’s a good idea to check your washing machine’s manual for any specific dos and don’ts to avoid invalidating your warranty.
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