One cause of icing up in a fridge or freezer can be a poorly fitting or damaged door seal. If the door seal becomes distorted the seal will start to allow warm moist air into the freezer or fridge. This will cause snowy ice to deposit around the point of entry which will eventually cause the compartment to completely ice up.
I received an email this morning thanking me for my advice regarding noisy washing machines after they found a solution to why their washer was making a scraping noise. Although there are different possible causes of a scraping noise, one of the most common is the humble underwire from a bra –
“Biological enzymes do not cause skin irritation”
In one of the daily newspapers the other day I read an article that claimed scientists from Nottingham and London have carried out a review of 40 years of research on the biological agents used in biological washing machine detergent. Their conclusion is, and I quote, “it’s a myth that biological washing powders irritate the skin or aggravate eczema”.
If your washing machine has a black jelly-like substance growing in the soap dispenser it is likely to be a fungal, bacterial growth called biofilm. Apart from looking nasty, it can block up the little holes in the top of many soap dispensers causing water flow to be restricted.
I received the following e-mail this morning from a Whitegoodshelp user who had managed to get rid of a nasty smell coming from their washing machine after reading advice on Washerhelp. I thought I would publish this on my blog as it may help others trying to remove nasty smells from their washing machine.
This really surprised me. Who’d have thought it? And who ever thought of trying it and why? Stubborn sweat stains on the underarms of t-shirts, shirts and other laundry can be removed using a medicine apparently. Sounds bizarre? Have a look at this video to find out how -
This video shows how to remove grease spots from cooking oil (and other grease spots) -