Soap Scum In Washing Machine
What should I do/use to remove soap film build-up in a top loading washing machine?
David from Menomonee Falls, WI Showing: Answers Sort : Relevance Newest Oldest Most Helpful Least Helpful Relevance By guest (Guest Post) Flag January 31, 2005 1 found this helpful
Hi i use vinigar and baking soda works wonders
Reply Was this helpful? Helpful? Yes By guest (Guest Post) Flag September 23, 2007 0 found this helpful
CLR works great also with the soap scum, mineral build up and smelly washer smell.
Reply Was this helpful? Helpful? Yes By guest (Guest Post) Flag October 14, 2007 0 found this helpful
Our front load washer started stinking and that smell started going into our towels I think it was the soap scum that caused the smell. My sister gave me some cleaner called "Purewasher" that she bought. It only took one tablespoon to remove the scum and fungus. And another tablespoon to get rid of the mildew smell from our towels.
Reply Was this helpful? Helpful? Yes January 12, 2010 0 found this helpful
A tub full of hot water and CLR works great too and takes out hard water deposits.
Reply Was this helpful? Helpful? Yes February 10, 2011 0 found this helpful
Use the powdered HE (stands for high efficiency) detergent for front loaders. Mine did the same thing until I switched. I use Tide.
Reply Was this helpful? Helpful? Yes February 10, 2011 1 found this helpful
The removal tips are great. I'd like to add as a prevention that you leave the top up/open after each load. I've been doing this for years and have never had a problem with soap scum.
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