How to Maintain Your Washing Machine
Your clothes will smell a lot when your washing machine is not functioning but people might find water on the laundry floor if they are not attentive. You can save a lot of money when you fix a laundry machine anytime it malfunctions instead of going to the local laundromat to spend a lot of quarters. Many issues you experience with the washing machine is from the hoses since they are responsible for moving the water into and out of the machine.
Checking the hoses regularly will help identify whether there are cracks, bulges, frays and leaks so you can find a replacement immediately. You are required to replace your hoses at least three to five years for preventative maintenance regardless of whether you notice any wear and tear. Be attentive when turning on the washing machine to identify whether it is rocking back and forth since the lightest load can set it off-kilter.
You should learn to adjust the legs of the washing machine depending on the model since some of them will turn will rise up when you clockwise and vice-versa. Many washing machines have a lint filter so you should not neglect to change it all the time and you can find it in the agitator tube in some washing machines. You have to empty out the lint filter so the washing machine will not get damaged and take time to give it a quick rinse after every wash.
The washing machine will burn out eventually if you do not clean it to get rid of grime and debris will accumulate which time. Several people do not know how they should clean the washing machine, and it can be done by mixing hot water with baking soda and vinegar run it through a cycle. You can decide to purchase commercial grade washing machine cleaners at the store but make sure you are dealing with reputable stores that sell quality products.
If you want to keep your washing machine fresh, leave the lid open between uses so you can air out any components and prevent the buildup of mould and mildew. You should not overload the machine and use the plastic cup so you can measure the detergent for each time you clean your clothes. Get details from the machine’s manufacturer to know which detergents you should use that will not damage the machine.
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