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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 Clean Washing Machines

    How to Clean Washing Machines

    Advice from our experts
    04/11/17 7106
  • 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
  • Removing Denim Stain from the Bottom of the Washer Drum

    I washed new jeans and its left blue stain in bottom of washer which turns everything pale blue and I want to remove the blue stain from washer bottom. —Anonymous Hi There, Clorox® Regular-Bleach₂ with CLOROMAX® can be used for general cleaning and m...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    04/14/17 569
  • Adding Bleach to Rinse Water

    Can I add bleach to the rinse cycle? The short answer:  it depends!  If your clothes washer is a traditional top loading deep-fill washer with one rinse cycle, then no, you do not want to add bleach to the rinse cycle because there will be residual ...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    11/18/11 997
  • Sanitizing Washing Machines

    Q. A friend of mine threw up all over a towel of mine and a small rug in the bathroom. In a state of panic, I threw it into the washer not even thinking about the disgusting germs. I have an LG washer with the sanitizing function. I wound up thro...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    06/22/10 627
  • Cleaning Your Washer With Bleach

    Hello there, As I’ve said many times before on this blog, one of the reasons to use liquid bleach in your white loads is to get the best cleaning, whitest whites and kill unwanted germs so they can’t be transferred to other clothes. I cam...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    11/03/09 409
  • H.E. Bleach

    is it ok to use the high efficiency bleach for H.E. machines in a standard washing machine? I purchased the wrong bleach and want to know if I can use it in my regular machine? Good news, you can definitely use HE bleach in a standard washer!  There ...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    11/11/11 143
  • The Great Laundry Debate: Top Loaders vs. Front Loaders

    The process of purchasing a new washer/dryer is becoming about as complicated as selecting a new car, given all the various options and upgrades. Front-loading machines or top-loading, high-efficiency or conventional, stackable or side-by-side units...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    07/21/06 472