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What do I clean my washer with in between washloads to keep it clean and smelling good using cleaners around my home?

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Clean out the detergent dispenser and the drain trap first

Then

Put a strong solution of washing soda into the machine before you set it away without a load and on a hot wash (Do not put detergent in)

Let the machine do a full cycle and then leave the door open to let it dry out

You may have to do this twice to get rid of the odour

Also try using old fashioned soap powders which contain bleach and soda.

There is a bacteria build up in your machine due to low temperature washing

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