Tip & How-To about Washing Machines

Laundry Problems

Have you ever taken your clothes to a laundromat?
Did you ever have or seen someone else have a machine that was foaming up all over the place during the wash cycle?
Soap suds coming out of the top load port....soap suds pushing there way out of any area they can because the machine keeps churning the water and suds keep on forming due to too much soap added to the wash....do you know that there is an easy remedy to stop this sudsy occurence...short of panicing and calling the manager over in a panic mode or even if you are at home and suds are hitting the floor at a huge pace...all you need to do is open the machine, whether it is a top load or a side door washing machine and quickly add fabric softener to the wash....instantly the foam is reduced to almost nonexistant, and the cleaning of your wash is not effected one bit by doing this.
So now you know the secret, next time should this happen to you or someone else, approach the problem and add fabric softener, you will look like the "Hero" of the laundromat!!!
Have Fun Washing Clothes!!!

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