What about the majority of you who have front loader washing machines? Well, with a few simple steps your washer will be fresh, clean and ready to do it's job:
1. The rubber gasket at the front of the washer, especially in a high-efficiency (HE) washer, accumulates water, hair, scum and mildew. Before cleaning the washer drum, clean the gasket by spraying it with white vinegar and wiping with a damp microfiber cloth.
2. Set the washer to the highest level and the hottest water temperature. Add two cups of white cleaning vinegar to the detergent dispenser. Run it through a complete cycle.
3. Run another cycle on the highest level and at the hottest water temperature, this time adding 1/2 cup of baking soda TO THE DRUM.
4. Wipe inside drum of washer with a damp microfiber cloth. While you’re at it, wipe down the front of the machine, too.
Now, your washer’s looking and smelling good again.