How to Remove Dangerous Mold and Unpleasant Odors From Your Washing Machine With 2 Ingredients

Like every other machine, your washing machine as well needs to be cleaned occasionally.

So, if you notice dark stains between its rubber rings, or these stains appear in the washing powder section, or your clothes start to smell bad after being washed, it is high time to clean it.

Apart from the worse quality of the washing process, when in this condition, your washing machine contains a harmful fungus which leads to numerous diseases.

The perfect conditions for the occurrence of a mold are high humidity and heat, so your bathroom is ideal for developing fungal spores, which quickly spread through the air and can nest on various areas.

Therefore, today we will suggest an easy way to eliminate the dangerous fungus from your washing machine.

All you need in order to clean it is the following:

  • 25 gr salt of lemon or potassium hydrogen oxalate
  • a liquid cleaning detergent (is possible, to contain chlorine)
  • a sponge
  • gloves


Wipe the inside part of the washing machine using some tissues, to eliminate the dirt deposits. Next, apply the cleaning detergent evenly over the rubber rings. Then, leave it to act for several hours and close the door of the machine.

Afterwards, turn the ‘rinse’ program on. Add the salt of lemon in the section for the washing powder and set the washing machine to the highest temperature, and turn it on.

The results will amaze you! Your washing machine will shine like new! If needed, repeat the whole procedure the next month in order to completely eliminate mold.

Furthermore, note that you should always keep the door open after a wash cycle, in order to prevent mold and bacteria.