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Rim around machine is mouldy. How do I clean or replace it?

The rim around the washing machine is mouldy. How can I clean it or replace it?

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    Victor May 11, 2010

    Hi, One way to remove the mold is to use bleech. You need to do this with plenty of venilation and use a mask and gloves. DO NOT use a lot at one time. It takes many applications. I was jusr rold by a customer today that it is effextive but the odor was very strong. USE CAUTION!!!

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Run your washer thru a wash cycle with a cup of vinegar instead of soap. Do not put clothes in with it.

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