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Bad smell When drying towels, they always seem to have a bad mildewy smell when they are done. This does not happen with any of our other laundry. We have tried different dryer sheets and all the cycles on the washer. At first we thought it was over drying, but they even have the smell if we stop it short of complete drying.

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Re: bad smell

The mildew smell is not from your washer or dryer. When using towels, spread them out to dry comepletely; never let damp towels sit in a clump - either on the floor or in your laundry hamper or basket; never let your bath mat sit on the floor for a long time - hang it over the shower curtain rod immediately after use; and finally, never leave towels (or any clothes, really, but especially towels) sitting in the washer after the wash cycle is complete - start them to dry immediately. To get the mildew smell out of towels or clothing wash with regular detergent and Oxy Clean on the longest wash setting - repeat if necessary (two washes at most should take care of it). Dry immediately.

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Re: bad smell

Washers and dryers dont make smells themselves its a problem with something u might be putting in it. if u tend to add alot more detergent then usual to your towels then they never completely rinse the water out and will have a mildew smell

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