Affresh Laundry Machine Cleaner Review

We were new to high efficiency (HE) laundry machines back in 2010. So we knew not that to keep their odors down, you have to clean them with a decent laundry machine sanitizer. We then moved to an apartment with a front loader HE laundry machine. Next, we quickly learned how fast HE front loader … Continue reading Affresh Laundry Machine Cleaner Review



Tide Laundry Machine Cleaner Review

New to front loading laundry machines back in 2013, we did not know how smelly they can get. So we learned, “by fire,” how important it is to keep their odors tame. We learned that you must now and again, cycle the washer through with a decent cleaner like Tide. So, in this Tide laundry … Continue reading Tide Laundry Machine Cleaner Review



Tide Washing Machine Cleaner Instructions, How to Use

We post these Tide washing machine cleaner instructions here, based on the instructions shown on the box.  Then, we go further. We write in the little tricks and tips we found while cleaning our high efficiency (HE)washer. These tips improve how well this Tide cleaner product works. Tide Washing Machine Cleaner Instructions, How to Use: … Continue reading Tide Washing Machine Cleaner Instructions, How to Use



Affresh Washer Cleaner Directions, How to Use Instructions

Affresh Washer Cleaner Directions for How to Use We offer these Affresh washer cleaner directions, based on the instructions printed on the box.  Plus, we add in the little tricks and tips we found while cleaning our own washer. These further improve how well this Affreash cleaner product cleans. Cautions and Warnings Not a Laundry … Continue reading Affresh Washer Cleaner Directions, How to Use Instructions



Top Load vs Front Load Washers Pros Cons

In this piece we discuss top load vs front load washers pros cons.  In a front loader washing machine, you get nearly all the conveniences of taking your laundry to a Laundromat. But you get them in your own laundry room! How cool is that?  A top load washer though, may clean certain clothes better.  … Continue reading Top Load vs Front Load Washers Pros Cons



How to Clean Front Loading Washing Machine with Bleach

Bleach is probably the most effective agent to use to clean and disinfect a front loading washing machine.  Even in small quantities, chlorine bleach virtually guarantees the halt of bacterial growths that lead eventually to a smelly front loader. Bleach, coupled with the regular hot water cycle (or the sanitation cycle if your washer has … Continue reading How to Clean Front Loading Washing Machine with Bleach



How to Clean Door Seal Gasket on Front Loader Washing Machine

Preventive maintenance.  The best way to clean mold from a washer door seal, is to avoid the mold in the first place.  Stop it before it starts, and act immediately if you notice any dank odors coming from your laundry machine. Keep the seals dry when you’re not using the washer, and we also suggest … Continue reading How to Clean Door Seal Gasket on Front Loader Washing Machine



How to Freshen Up a Smelly Washing Machine

For both top loader and front loader washing machines, the best ways to freshen up most any clothes washer, are about the same in terms of effectiveness, because initially, they all completely remove dank odors from inside the washer quite well. Although the bleach and the commercial products discussed below, may offer more lasting freshness protection between applications, the … Continue reading How to Freshen Up a Smelly Washing Machine



Gain Washing Machine Cleaner Review

Once upon a time, we were new to front loader high efficiency (HE) washing machines.  And in those early days, we learned the hard way about the need to keep these clean.  Indeed, front loaders especially can smell bad if not cleaned now and then.  So, these Gain washing machine cleaner pouches came in handy. … Continue reading Gain Washing Machine Cleaner Review



Affresh Washer Cleaner Review, for HE Washing Machines

We were new to high efficiency (HE) washing machines back in 2010.  So we knew not that to keep their odors down, you have to clean them with a decent washer deodorizer.  We moved to an apartment with a front loader HE washing machine.  Then, we quickly learned how fast HE front loader washers develop mold, mildew, and other … Continue reading Affresh Washer Cleaner Review, for HE Washing Machines