We were today years old when we realised you’re supposed to clean your washing machine.
The theory is that while the hot water in a warm cycle will sanitise and clean the drum, cold water may be less effective. Over time you may even find that your whites and light clothes are coming out less bright, or your washing machine just isn’t as effective. Some models even recommend users run a ‘cleaning cycle’ every month or so, depending on your household’s use.
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But have no fear, because according to the Facebook Group, Mums Who Clean, you just need a couple of dishwashing tablets to bring your machine back to its original cleaning splendour.
Lauren, a mum from Queensland, tried the tip after reading about it on the Facebook group and the results were grossly satisfying… and well, just plain gross.