Tide Washing Machine Cleaner Review for HE

New to front loading washing 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 washing … Continue reading Tide Washing Machine Cleaner Review for HE





How to Clean Door Gasket on Front Loader Washer

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 right away if you s,ell any dank odors coming from your washing machine. This post details how to clean door gasket on front loader washer should it ever … Continue reading How to Clean Door Gasket on Front Loader Washer





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





How to Clean Mold from Front Load Washer Gasket

In this piece, we discuss how to clean mold from front load washer gasket.  We feel that your first, best strategy, is to keep the gasket from getting moldy in the first place.  Keep it dry when the washer is not in use.  Wipe it dry after each clothes washing session. Then, if mold does … Continue reading How to Clean Mold from Front Load Washer Gasket





Affresh Washer Cleaner Review, for HE Washers

So, this Affresh washer cleaner review details our experiences with it. Plus, we list its pros and cons that we found with Affresh®. 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.  … Continue reading Affresh Washer Cleaner Review, for HE Washers





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 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