A stinky washing machine is no laughing matter. Not only can it cause your laundry room and surrounding area to reek, it can also be the source of stinky, mildewed towels and clothing. All of which can be embarrassing and downright miserable to live with. If you’ve tried the traditional methods of cleaning your washing machine without success, the source of the stink may be hidden.
A Hidden Cause To Your Stinky Washing Machine
A washing machine’s job is to clean clothes, and that’s exactly..
If you’re a smoker or are around people who are, you’ve experienced the smell of cigarette smoke ligering on your clothes long after the butt has been extinguished. Washing smoky clothes over time can even cause a smelly washing machine. Here are a few tricks for removing smoke smell from clothes and using a washing machine cleaner to keep your washer fresh.
Remove Smoke Smell From Clothes
Smoke is particulary hard to remove from clothes because of the tar in the tobacco; the tar causes th..
A properly stocked laundry room can make a huge difference in how clean and fresh your clothing is. It's also good to know there are options besides using harsh chemicals
A lot of people are of the belief that it’s necessary to use harsh chemicals, such as bleach, to eliminate mildew and odors from their clothes and washing machine. Not so. While bleach is certainly a good sanitizing option for some things (killing germs and viruses when someone in t..
In order for the refrigeration process to work efficiently (and at all )the condenser must be able to dissipate heat. If it can't, the heat travels back to the compressor and will blow an overload and a start relay (a $150 to $250 fix). The condenser fan pulls hot air from the condenser and compressor area to cool them and blows it across the evaporator tray to evaporate the water in the defrost tray.
THE FAN ALSO PULLS IN DIRT, DUST AND ESPECIALLY PET HAIR THAT COVE..
Many customers email to ask if Smelly Washer can be used to clean a dish washer. You'd be amazed at how well it works! If your dishwasher smells, there's no better way to remove bacteria and mold odor from your dishwasher.
Mold and bacteria can collect deep inside your dishwasher. Leftover food deposits feed germs that can cause odor and affect the dishwasher cleaning ability.
The best way to clean either a plastic or stainless steel tub dishwasher is to split just a tablesp..
Let’s just answer this one right out of the gate. YES! Mold, mildew, and fungus can be harmful to your health. Mold is a growth of fungi that lives and feeds off an organic matter in moist conditions. Damp clothes left in your washer, residual water, lint, hair, and detergent suds can all lead to an infestation of washer mildew.
Washer mildew is not only a source of embarrassment due to its offensive odor, it can also be a source of illness for children and those who are sensitive.
A washing machine is an everyday household essential. Foods, clothes, and shelter are a human’s necessities. Clean clothes? Even better. But as you may have already learned through experience or read about through others’ woes, washing machines can be a finicky lot. So here are a few tips to help you extend the life of your new washing machine.
About Your New Washer
The good news is that the average lifespan of a new washer is anywhere from five to twelve years… wow, that’s a big disparity..
If you’ve ever battled washing machine mold and been left with stinky, unsightly stains on your clothes, you know that getting rid of them can be a challenge. Here are a couple of safe and effective tips for removing clothing mildew.
First Things First
Before attempting to remove clothing mildew, you must eliminate the washing machine mold that’s causing the problem. However, it’s important to note here that you may have clothing mildew caused by leaving damp clothes ..
Mold can cause a host of health problems including asthma, increased susceptibility to flu and colds, and sinus infections. Because mold thrives in damp conditions, it can live in many places around your home such as the shower, under carpeting and wallpaper, in the basement and surprisingly even in your washing machine. Washer mildew can linger in your laundry room and transfer to your clothes, increasing your risk for mold-related health problems.
People with asthma may ..