When washing your clothes, you obviously expect them to come out clean and smelling fresh. Unfortunately, that's not always the case. If your washer stinks this could be why.
Too Much Detergent
The most common cause is using too much detergent. Using too much soap can lead to more suds than the machine can rinse away. As your machine runs through its cycles, these extra suds and dirty water splash up the walls and a residue is left as the water drains from the tub.&n..
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Long dry times can be a symptom of a clo..
If you can smell something burning in your Whirlpool or Kenmore top loader washing machine immediately unplug the unit. Put your hand against the plastic part of the electrical outlet. If heat is felt you may have located the source. A loose electrical connection in the wall plate can easily be fixed. If you're not comfortable working with electricity call a professional.
Rather than calling for appliance repair you can easily repair many problems yourself. IMPORTANT:&n..
Washing machine odor, especially in the new front loading clothes washers, can easily be avoided by using the best detergent to reduce odor. It is necessary for high efficiency washers to use HE detergent. HE stands for high efficiency which means low sudsing.
Suds left by overuse of detergent and softeners will feed bacteria and mold to make your washer smell.
Suds also can change the surface tension of water which allows it into smaller spaces such as the spin bearing in back of t..
The dishwasher is one of the most used appliances in the home. It can save us time and water in our effort to keep our dishes and kitchen clean. However, if not properly used it is an appliance that can ruin a floor with water leaks, wreck a counter top and even affect our health. To save money you may be able to fix the problem yourself. The number one priority should be safety. Always unplug or cut the power to any appliance before it's worked on. Also, keep in mind stainless steel ..
Washing machines develop stinky smells if they are not properly used or maintained. The buildup of the residue that causes odor can get worse over time and needs to be taken care of before it goes too far and spreads to the laundry and even causes bad odor in other parts of the home.
Bleach or vinegar (never together as dangerous gases can form) are commonly used as deodorizers and will reduce the smell but does not remove the cause from the tub. Detergent and softener residue then col..
Front loading washers are not a new appliance. Having been around since after the second world war they have enjoyed a resurgence in popularity because of government energy efficiency mandates in 2001. The water and energy savings they offer make high-efficiency washing machines a necessity.
To a certain degree, mold and bacteria are present in all HE and regular washing machines. Depending on a number of factors the odor can get quite severe. There..