How to Clean Your Top Loading Washing Machine

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by Stockpiling Moms
How to Clean Your Top Loading Washing Machine with one simple ingredient! Yes, all you need is white vinegar and your washing machine will be sparkling clean and smell amazing.
You can even use lemon juice in place of white vinegar if you desire. I prefer using the white vinegar.
We have step by directions for you on the blog. This is a great way to get rid of the stinky smell that washers often have. This works really well and makes your washer look and smell like new again.
We also have a tip for you on how to remove the stinky smell from clothes that you accidentally leave in the washer too long too!
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  • Garfie Garfie on Mar 26, 2019

    I actually add a cup of white vinegar to most of my loads. I train and love dogs so my laundry can get rather smelly. Many times, I will recover someone's ill dog or "sit" a newborn puppy while mom is away. This means plenty of messy things, especially incontinent and protective pads. The vinegar is a great aromatic. I will mix bleach and vinegar in the same load as well. Don't worry about put clothes in the vinegar tub. I don't recommend this for you angora sweaters and other delicates.

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    • Meem Kaplan Meem Kaplan on Sep 06, 2019

      I do have a septic tank so I don't use much bleach and haven't used any since using the vinegar.

  • Victoria Johnson-Bridges Victoria Johnson-Bridges on Apr 11, 2021

    Yes,I use vinegar in my clothes and it’s a win win for me also, because i had a client that smokes in his house,i would come home smelling like cigarettes and I don’t smoke.Vinegar and Detergent helped me out a lot.