HE Washing Machines

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  • Sanitizing the Washing Machine

    How can I sanitize my washing machine? To sanitize your clothes washer, you can run a clean-out cycle while the washer is empty.  If your washer doesn’t have a specific clean-out cycle, you may perform this function manually. Remember: do not put la...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    11/01/13 43830
  • How to Use HE Washing Machines

    Your washing machine and you. A more perfect partnership is rare in this world.

    Advice from our experts
    05/26/15 37484
  • Where do I add the Clorox liquid color safe bleach In An HE Washing Machine?

    On an HE washing machine, where do I add the Clorox liquid color safe bleach?  In the bleach dispenser? In the detergent dispenser? Directly in the tub?  I’ve googled and have not found an answer, because nobody seems to know. This is an excell...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    06/28/16 10109
  • Using Clorox in Front-Loading Washing Machines

    What’s the right way to use Clorox bleach in my Frigidaire front-loading washing machine? The dispenser drawer has separate compartments for detergent, bleach and fabric softener. How much bleach should I be using? Are there any other points to...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    01/06/09 14263
  • Well Water and Bleach Usage

    I have well water and know there is iron in it. So, when I bleach my whites, they turn yellowish. What can I use, either with bleach to prevent this, or instead of bleach? I have a brand new HE front Well water and liquid bleach are just not very...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/17/10 8560
  • Using high efficiency bleach

    Do I have to use Clorox® High Efficiency Bleach in my HE washer or can I also use Clorox® Regular-Bleach? This is a great question! How long have you had your HE washer? It’s great that you are making sure whatever laundry products you use in it are ...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    02/04/13 3747
  • Is it safe to use outdoor concentrated bleach on laundry in an HE washer?

    Is it safe to use outdoor concentrated bleach on laundry in an HE washer? This is a great question.  I’m guessing you have some Clorox® Concentrated Outdoor Bleach to use up after completing an outdoor project.  It’s easy to do, and lau...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    03/20/15 2939
  • Cleaning Your Washer With Bleach

    My frontload washer recommends cleaning the rubber tubing, as well as the inside of the washer, with chlorine bleach. Is this different from Clorox® Regular-Bleach₂ with CLOROMAX®? The new HE frontloaders are wonderful for saving energy/dollars, but ...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    04/14/09 2603
  • Clorox® Ultimate Care and Clorox®2 with HE Machines

    After inheriting LG front loaders in our new house that came with a horrendous odor I have been perplexed about laundry. I have been doing laundry for over 18 years and used Whirlpool Front loaders for 4 years with never any issue. I got rid of th...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    12/30/10 4724
  • ‘Mouthwash’ for High-Efficiency Washers

    Greetings Stainers, Dr. Laundry here with a question for you. When was the last time you used bleach in the laundry? If it’s been a while, there’s a good chance your washing machine is emitting a musty or stale odor, especially if you have a High-Eff...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    10/08/08 1941