A clean washing machine is our daily demand. If your washer is clean, detergent can work better on your clothes and the wash comes out fresh & clean odorless smell like new.
So, how to clean your washing machine?
The answer is clean your washer with washing machine cleaner at least once in a month.
Now we have to find the washing machine cleaner which is very effective to clean without leaving harm and bad odor.
That’s we research some of the top washing machine cleaners available in the local market and concluded into a list which I want to share with you.
Best Washing Machine Cleaners with Reviews
4. OxiClean Washing Machine Cleaner with Odor Blasters
It is named odor blasters because it is a very effective cleaner and removes odor caused by bacteria within the residues. As it cleans the washer properly, your clothes and other items will come out musty smell free. You can clean both of your standard and HE washing machines without harming them. The package contains pouches and one pouch is enough for a complete month to keep your washing machine clean and odor-free.
3. Clorox Washing Machine Cleaner
Another great quality and amazing product is Clorox cleaner. The ingredients are sodium hypochlorite, sodium hydroxide, silicate and surfactants. It makes the buildup hard debris soft and cleans them all. Just pour 1/2 cup of liquid or depending on the size of the dispenser, run a cycle and say goodbye to your smelly washing machine. One procedure enough for a month to keep your machine fresh and clean. Clorox cleaning liquid works great both standard and high efficiency washing machines. So we would like to recommend this liquid if you got frustration trying other cleaners.
2. Tide Washing Machine Cleaner
Tide cleaner works amazingly on front load and top load washer both high efficiency and non-high efficiency machines. It has surface-active ingredients which can easily penetrates and lifts away all the residues and deposits from the surfaces in your washing machine. Though some fragrance may remain after using it, to remove that run an empty load again. Thus you can have a fresh, clean scent. The tide washing machine cleaner ships in frustration free certified packaging.
1. Affresh Washer Machine Cleaner
This washing machine cleaner package contains 6 tablets. The tablets are high efficient cleaner, dissolve slowly and remains though out entire cycle. They penetrate through every residue produced by bacteria without leaving a bad odor. Using once a month is enough to keep your washing machine clean, fresh and bacteria free. The tablets are safe for any washing machine and the ingredients are certified by EPA Safer Choice. You can clean any front & top load washing machines safely. You don’t need to worry about cleaning the glass door, detergent tray, rubber liner and exterior surfaces, this product is very effective to do that.
How to Use Washing Machine Cleaner Safely
To clean your washer without harming it, follow the instruction properly which is provided within the packaging. Here we like to provide you some steps which are common in every product we mentioned.
Step-1: Before starting the procedure, remove all the clothes and other things from your washing machine.
Step-2: Open the cleaner and pour that into the washer.
Note: Keep in mind it totally depends on the product you are using where to put it. Please read the product manual carefully before using it. Otherwise, it will bring unexpected results.
Step-3: Run a standard cycle with hot water. Again depending on the products, you may need ‘clean washer cycle’ or ‘maintenance cycle’ or whatever your machine supports. But a normal cycle using hot water is enough for every product.
Step-4: Again run another empty cycle without cleaner so that the washing machine will be odor-free.
Step-5: Now wipe the machine completely with a towel, including on door, drum, rubber gaskets and seals.
Step-6: Leave the door open to get ride of any odor left behind.
For maintenance, do the same procedure once in every month to keep your washing machine clean and fresh.