How Do I Clean Moldy Smell from Top Load Washer?

How do I get the moldy smell out of my top loading washing machine?

By Karen from McCleary, WA

Advertisement

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

April 23, 20110 found this helpful

Best thing is not to get a moldy smell to begin with. Always leave the lid open when the machine is not in use and you won't get the smell. It's too late now, I know, but do that once you get it cleaned. There are some cleaners on the market sold specifically for cleaning washers.

A home remedy is to do a full load of wash (use some old rags or let it wash empty) using hot water and 2 cups of bleach. No soap. Use 2 cups of vinegar in the final rinse. Repeat as needed.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
April 23, 20110 found this helpful

Use vinegar in your fabric softener slot. I use Vinegar in place of fabric softener except when I have things that I want the perfumed smell on (i.e.

Advertisement

sheets)sheets. Vinegar won't smell on your wash and it gets rid of the mildew. Also clean your top loading detergent compartments as well as you can with vinegar. Use white vinegar.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Advertisement

Categories
Home and Garden Cleaning AppliancesApril 23, 2011
Pages
More
🐛
Pest Control
😎
Summer Ideas!
📓
Back to School Ideas!
😷
Coronavirus Tips
🌻
Gardening
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2020-07-16 00:21:50 in 2 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2020 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
https://www.thriftyfun.com/tf98740612.tip.html

AppliancesCleaning