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..
Washing laundry advice & tips
A surprisingly varied selection of advice related to washing laundry in a washing machine. The articles cover all aspects of washing laundry including loading and using the washing machine as well as causes of common laundry and detergent problems. Browse through the pages, you will definitely find something interesting and useful.
Many people are having issues with new washing machines that refuse to spin just one item, or maybe just a few items. Sometimes it may have been a reasonably sized load in their old washing machine but they’ve now bought one with a large capacity drum so the load is still relatively small. They areread the full article..
Soda crystals are reputed to be good at dissolving grease. They can be used to help clean out a gunged up washing machine, or more importantly to help prevent a build up of grease). Can soda crystals damage the washing machine drum? The last time I used some I noticed that on the back ofread the full article..
If white shirts are coming out of the wash looking grey, or if coloured laundry is fading too quickly the first thing you need to look at is the type of detergent you are using. Different washing machine detergents work in different ways. Some contain bleaching agents, which helps keep whites white – but thatread the full article..
Two potential problems arise when washing dog bedding or a soft dog basket. First, if the bedding is full of hairs you need to remove as much as possible before washing or you could end up with a blocked pump filter full of hairs. Try shaking it outside or brushing them out with something appropriate.read the full article..
If you have white streaks on clothes at the end of a wash cycle they are most likely to be undissolved detergent. Sometimes you can get them out by sponging. If you can't, and your washing machine has a rinse only programme try that. Or put them back on a short wash cycle without anyread the full article..