Home-Appliances Washing machine cleaning is vital for maintaining your appliance and ensuring it works at is best. Dont think that because youre putting soap into the washing machine your appliance will be cleaned as well as your clothes. There are certain measures you need to take to keep your appliance running as new. The inside of your machine is regularly filled with dirty water. Your detergent will leave mineral deposits, deposits of powder and dirt which need to be removed from the machine. If youre washing cloth nappies it is vital you clean your machine to .bat the transfer of germs. So why doesnt your washing machine clean itself? This is much the same reason as why your bath, shower, sink and dishwasher also require cleaning regularly. Plus, think about it…the cleaner your machine, the cleaner your washing will be. Inside your machine, hard water and detergents can cause the accumulation of build-up inside the tub, pump and hoses. This build up can cause an array of problems from sub-par cleaning quality to more severe floods and leakages. Accumulation of this sediment can also cause your clothes to wear more quickly as, trapped inside the drum, excess powder can be quite abrasive to fabric. How to clean your washing machine Unclog the filter do this every time you wash a load Once a fortnight clean out your detergent drawer use a cloth and toothbrush (preferably not your current toothbrush) to clean out the nooks and crannies and remove any old soap scum. Once a month or so freshen up the machine with a hot wash programme run the washing machine empty on a hot wash to clean the drum and drainage pipes. Add some vinegar and lemon juice, or washing-soda crystals to remove odours and stop limescale, soap scum build up and mildew. What else should you look out for? It is important to look out for any other wear and tear on your machine, most notably, the hose. Look out for any rips or tears because these mean leaks. Consider switching your hose for a new one if it is five years old or more. If your machine is very old or beyond repair consider recycling it and buying a new machine. New washers are much more energy efficient than older models and you dont have to spend a fortune. BEKO WM5100 and WM5120 washing machines are cost effective quality appliances which do a good job and wont cost you the earth. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: