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I Think I've Cracked It

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by securespark, 7 Jun 2021.

  1. securespark

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    Wrote on here about our stinky Samsung WM. The old Indesit never smelt ever, even at the end of its life - nearly 2 decades.

    Its replacement started stinking after less than a year. I have tried most things, bar a strip down.

    My latest trick seems to be giving me the most success.

    I saw it on the internet and tried it. That was two weeks ago and the machine still smells fresh.

    If you have a stinky washing machine that also makes your freshly laundered clothes stinky, then try this:

    Put 4 dishwasher tabs in the empty drum and run the hottest wash the machine has.

    Worked brilliantly for me!

    Hope it works for you too.
     
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  3. crystal ball

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    I thought you must have worked out the meaning of life, next best thing though
     
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    That baked on grease on your hob & oven. Mix up some wallpaper paste with caustic soda crystals & paint it on, experiment with the strength & time left on but it works like Nitromors used to.
     
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    What is a washing machine ?
     
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    Probably, it was the hot wash which did most of the good. Modern machines wash very cool for most of their washes, which helps breed the nasties. An occasional hot wash, even if empty, will kill them and leave it smelling fresh.
     
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    And next: How to darn your socks and crochet yourself a muffler for winter.

    :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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  9. securespark

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    There's the thing.

    I have done a hot wash before.
    Done a hot wash with bio powder.
    Done a hot wash with bleach.

    But the machine only lasts 2-3 days before smelling again.

    But using dishwasher tabs, I get a much better result. Two weeks and counting.
     
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    You have used it during these two weeks I take it? :LOL:
     
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    Oh yes!
     
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