This Suds Bucket ISN’T Self-Cleaning? Seriously!?

Washing Machine MaintenanceYep! Sad to say, our favorite appliance for washing clothing doesn’t clean itself, despite the amount of soap you throw in there. If anything, it can actually be a haven for mold and mildew growth—so if you notice your clothing coming out a little… smelly… it might be time for some washing machine TLC.

The good news is that washing your washer isn’t all that washingly-complicated. It mostly amounts to a good wipe-down every now and then, some tubing inspection, and the occasional empty load run-through combined with vinegar.

Check out these Washing Machine Maintenance Tips* from for an easy list of do’s and don’ts to keep your washer happy and healthy for years to come.

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