Odor builds up in washing machines over time, especially if you frequently wash your clothes with cold water. Use white distilled vinegar to remove the odor and prevent it from returning.Continue Reading
Buy a gallon of white distilled vinegar. Put it in the same place you store your laundry detergent.
Fill the bleach dispenser in your washing machine with vinegar. Run a cycle without any clothes on the hottest temperature.
Wipe out the inside of the machine with a paper towel. Spray stubborn stains or calcium deposits with vinegar, and scrub with a scouring pad or scrub brush.
If odors remain, repeat the steps above. Mold and mildew build up over time. It can take more than onc cycle to remove the odors from your washing machine.
Add vinegar to each wash cycle to keep odors at bay. Fill the bleach dispenser with vinegar, add detergent as normal and wash your clothes on the appropriate temperature setting. Vinegar is a natural fabric softener that doesn't leave an odor on your clothing, so clothes smell fresh and feel soft when they are finished.