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Funky smell in my washer! >.

idk why but the inside of my washer REEKS all of a sudden. Any ideas to remedy this ladies? I do not want to put my son's laundry in with it smelling like this.

drowning in laundry

 
MamaStuart

Asked by MamaStuart at 5:02 PM on Mar. 6, 2011 in Home & Garden

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Answers (6)
  • Run a washer with a cup of baking soda and a cup of vinegar.
    Kimimale

    Answer by Kimimale at 5:04 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • run an empty load using only baking soda...its a natural cleanser and deoderizor!!
    katieandchris01

    Answer by katieandchris01 at 5:04 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • In the future, leave it open when you're not running a load, in addition to the above suggestions. It will help keep it from getting funky inside.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 5:06 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • top loading or front? Try running a load with just a cup of bleach or vinegar on hot
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:04 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • Did you try to "wash" the machine....like you would wash a load of clothes without the clothes? that might help.
    Brighteagle

    Answer by Brighteagle at 5:04 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • baking soda and vinegar totally work. after you wash, keep the lid open if it is top loading. cleaning it as much as you can reach helps too. i lived in a rental that had a moldy washer from people leaving their wet clothes in it over night or more. i used those tricks to get the smell out. GL
    Arretsmomma5

    Answer by Arretsmomma5 at 5:07 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

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