Many of us don't think to clean our washing machine. It's full of soap and hot water most of the time so it should already be clean, right? Wrong. Did you know your washing machine can harbor unthinkable amount of mildew, bacteria, and soap scum? Just know that is enough to make your skin crawl. Here are some tips for getting your washing machine squeaky clean.
It is recommended that you clean your washing machine every month to keep bacteria at bay. To prevent mold, keep the door open after the laundry is done. Additionally, liquid fabric softeners tend to feed mildew and contribute to odors; therefore, opt for dryer sheets instead.