Cleaning Your Washing Machine

Don’t just Use It to Clean, Cleaning your Washing Machine

Washing machines include household electronic devices that are very intensive in use. For that, do not underestimate treatment. Do not just use it every day, but still make sure that cleaning your washing machine is a must. The existence of a washing machine is indeed easier for us to clean the pile of dirty clothes. Its use can be every day or every other day. Even if there are quite a lot of dirty clothes, you can use them two to three times a day. Given the very large role of washing machines in household affairs, you need to know the right way to care for washing machines at home so they last a long time.

The following is a step-by-step guide and some useful tips for keeping your washing machine in top condition and lasting. The most important thing from this activity is always to check and read the washing machine manual before starting to operate or clean it, and make sure you wear protective clothing when in contact with cleaning products for further safety. 

Clean the Washing Machine with the Front Opening

On the washing machine that you have emptied, run a washing program using hot water. This process will clean up the remnants of detergents that have accumulated in the washing machine. Pour two cups of white vinegar into the detergent drawer to remove the odor and run the washing program at 40 degrees. If your washing machine has a detergent drawer, remove it and soak it in a sink or large bucket. If it is very dirty, soak it in a mixture of hot water and carbolic to taste. Follow the instructions for use on the label of the carbol product you are using and follow the safety guidelines.

While waiting for the detergent drawer that is being soaked, wet the cloth with hot water to wipe the entire door of the washing machine. Carefully pull the rim of the washing machine door seals to clean the layers of soap and dirt underneath. Wipe also the channel that connects the detergent drawer and the washing machine tube. Use an old toothbrush to clean up the remnants of residues in the soaked detergent drawer. For the final process of cleaning your washing machine, rinse it, dry it, and put the detergent drawer back in.

Clean the Top Opening Washing Machine

The process of cleaning the top opening washer is slightly different than the process of cleaning the front opening washer. Start by running a washing program using hot water on the washing machine that you have emptied. Run the washing program with hot water once more. When the washing machine is filled with water and starts to shake, add about 750 ml of white vinegar and 60 grams of baking soda powder. Let this solution stir for 30 seconds, then turn off the washing machine. Let stand for half an hour to one hour. After the washing machine tube wall is completely submerged, turn it back on and complete the washing program. Turn off the washing machine and wipe the inside using a cloth that has been soaked in a mixture of hot water and vinegar with a comparable composition. Make sure you wipe it thoroughly, including the edges and the ceiling of the tube. Well, that’s the process of cleaning your washing machine that is good and right