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.


Here’s how to get rid of fungus in your washing machine:

What you need:

– some liquid cleaning detergent (preferably containing chlorine)

– a sponge

– gloves

– 25gr salt of lemon or potassium hydrogen oxalate


  1. The first step in fighting fungus is wiping the inside of your washing machine with some tissues in order to remove the accumulated dirt.
  2. Then apply the cleaning agent (with chlorine content) over the entire surface of the rubber ring, distributing evenly.
  3. Close the door and leave for a couple of hours.
  4. After this, set your washing machine on ‘rinse’ program, and turn it on.
  5. Then put some salt of lemon in the detergent compartment and set your washing machine on the highest temperature. Turn it on.

In the end, your washing machine will look like new. If necessary, repeat the procedure in a month in order to completely get rid of the mold.

Last, but not least, always leave the door of your washing machine open after a wash cycle. This will also prevent bacteria and mold proliferation.

Believe it or not, this preventive maintenance will significantly extend the life of your washing machine!