Washing too many clothes at once. You should not overload the washing machine as it can lead to a breakdown.
- Washing windbreakers and anoraks in the wrong way. To prevent the down from losing its structure you can put three tennis balls into the washer. They will also help you to get rid of the foam.
Using very expensive washing powders and liquids. Many of the detergents we use have cheap household substitutes: salt can make clothes look brighter, and chalk helps eliminate stains. Laundry soap bleaches and washes off stains. Lemon juice can be used to make clothes softer and more fragrant.
Not paying attention to the washer. It is very important to look after your washing machine. Remember that in many cases the compartment for washing powder is movable. As detergent residue can get left behind here, you should pay special attention to it. Do not close the washer after the cycle so that it can get dry. Once a year run a cleaning cycle with hot water and vinegar. This will help prevent your washing machine from breaking down.