Black mould is unpleasant, and potentially hazardous to health. It is caused by having conditions where the airborne spores can survive and thrive. It thrives in cold and damp places. Using more hot washes and detergent that contains bleach will help prevent black mould. They also help kill bacteria that can otherwise multiply inside aread the full article..
Common Laundry Problems
This page looks at the effects of hard water and limescale in washing machines. Limescale needs to be prevented. Removal products are just dealing with symptoms and can be ineffective if the problem is too bad. What is hard water? Hard water is water that has a lot of minerals dissolved in it. The mineralsread the full article..
Here are some tips for tackling the most common stains to carry out before washing normally. Never use hot water on protein stains as this will set them into the fabric and don't rub so hard as to damage the fibres. Another thing to bear in mind is that soaking items with metal zips forread the full article..
Have you got clothes coming out of washing machine hot? Laundry should be cold when coming out of the washing machine (they’ve just been rinsed several times in cold water). However, the temperature of the cold water varies throughout the year, so in winter the clothes should be a lot colder (and therefore feel wetter).read the full article..
When washing is not being cleaned properly or comes out with marks on most people blame the washing machine. But there are other explanations for this problem where the user is at fault. So you need to eliminate all user faults before blaming the washing machine. There aren’t many faults on a washing machine thatread the full article..
Some people have problems with excessive foam (soap suds) in the washing machine. They may think the washing machine is at fault. However, the cause is likely to be due to the detergent – or how the detergent is being used. Why excess foam is bad Obviously if it’s really bad, foam can leak outread the full article..