How To Disinfect A Washing Machine

Cleaning

1

Dissolve 1/4 cup baking soda and 1/2 cup borax with 1 quart of hot water in a bucket.

2

Locate the stuck-on detergent inside your washing machineHow to Disinfect a Washing Machine. Don’t forget to check the lid, too.

3

Scrub off all the caked-on soap gently using a nonscratching scouring sponge
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and also the baking soda/borax mixture. Be sure to feel up underneath the opening. This is an area that is often overlooked.

Disinfecting

4

Add two cups of bleach or vinegar to the tub from the washing machine. Add 1 cup of baking soda.

5

Add 1/4 cup
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of bleach to the fabric softener dispenser, if the machine has one.

6

Add 1 cup of bleach to the bleach dispenser, when the machine has one.

7

Run the machine on the hottest, heaviest cycle.

8

Start the same cycle again after the first cycle finishes. Add 40 to 50 drops of lemon essential oil to the tub. Place the heavy old towelHow to Disinfect a Washing Machine, bath mat or blanket in the tub. Run again and use an extra rinse cycle.

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