9 smart tips to maintain your washing machine the best way

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Washing machines have drastically reduced human efforts that used to be given for clothes washing chores.

However, you need to maintain a Haier washing machine or any other brand if you wish to extend its life so that it may accompany you for years.

Sometimes, you may take your washing machine for granted and don’t maintain it, and it is when it starts wearing out and before eventually giving up. Thus, it is vital to maintain your LG washing machine or any other.

No worries, if you don’t have any ideas on how to maintain a washing machine; here is a post that you can go through! Read on!

  • Replace the water hoses

The first thing that you should check regularly is the water hoses for any possible cracking, bulging, fraying and leaking around the ends. Once you find a problem with the water hoses, you should not take much time in replacing it. Even if you find no issues with it, replacing it every 3-5 years as part of the proactive maintenance program is a good practice. It will eventually enhance the life of your washing machine by years.

  • Move the washing machine

No matter if you have a Haier washing machine or any other brand of the washing machine; you should check if there are at least four inches between your machine and the wall. It will help the hoses from kinking.

  • Always keep the machine level

Did you know that if you don’t level off your washing machine, then it may vibrate, walk on its own and rock across the floor when the spin cycle is active? And it can easily damage the washing machine and the floor. Thus, you should always ensure to balance the LG washing machine or any other brand by turning the legs clockwise to lower it. You should also raise it by making it also counterclockwise.

  • Clean the lint filter

Depending on the type of washing machine that you may have, the lint collector may be located in the agitator tube (the center columns of most machines or near the wash top tub). You should keep it clean to see your washer running efficiently.

  • Wash the washing machine

You should run a washing machine cleaner by rinsing away soap residue and buildup. You can also make a solution of hot water, vinegar, and baking soda and run it through an empty load to wash your Lloyd washing machine or any other brand easily.

  • Keep off musty odours

You should also leave the door of the washing machine open along with the washer lid to help the unit dry out and keep it smelling fresh. If you have a front loading Haier washing machine, you should wipe down the rubber seal around the door after finishing off your washing chores.

  • Measure the detergent that you use in your washing machine

Did you know that you should not use the excess amount of detergent in your LG washing machine or any other brand? Yes, if you keep doing that, it may lead to excessive wear and tear of your washing machine. To ensure that you are using the right amount of detergent in your respective type of washing machines, you should go through user manual at least once. Also, if you have a high-cost washing machine, then it may require special detergent. Therefore, you should get it and not use normal detergent if you want it to run for years to come.

  • Don’t ever overload the washing machine

You should always ensure to use the appropriate or the recommended amount of water for the size of the load that you intend to wash each time. You should not overload the washer and always wash bulky or heavy items in small loads. It is because these are harder on the washing machine, which may gradually slow down its performance.

  • Add a drip pan underneath the machine

It is a vital addition to an upstairs washing room as water leakage could damage the floors below it.

You can now start following the discussed tips to ensure that your Haier washing machine or any other one continues to serve you for a long time.

You can also buy a washing machine and divide its cost over a suitable tenor and pay only fixed EMIs on the Bajaj Finserv EMI Network in India.

Aisha Aggarwal
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