Once a month, add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar and a cup of baking soda during the HOT cleaning cycle. pour them directly into the drum. Then, add about ½ cup of vinegar and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent dispenser. White Vinegar, Washer Cleaning, Wash Machine, Baking Sodas, Cleaning Organic, Front Loaded Washer, Distilling White, Front Loader, Cleaning Front
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[March, 2012 UPDATE] – I noticed that since I’ve been using this homemade powder laundry detergent, my washing machine does not get mildew-y as fast. I read that liquid detergent coats the surface and makes it attract more lint and mildew. May be that’s the reason but since I’ve been using the powder detergent, my washing machine hasn’t been as dirty or mildew-y. More reason why I love my homemade powder detergent formula!
how to clean a top loading washing machine. Supposed to be doing this twice a year, this would be great to do after buying a secondhand machine or moving into an apartment!