Washing Machine Advice – Bad smells and mould

After a while washing machines can begin to start to smell and get black mould around the door seal, a way of preventing/slowing down this process is by leaving the washing machine door open after use until it has dried out, warm wet environments create the mould.  Also due to living in a hard water area we recommend you use a descaler at least twice a year with the machine empty to give it a good clear out of any limescale buildup.

Calgon is a water softener which will prevent a little bit but won’t stop it in an area like ours.

However sometimes the build up of mould is so bad the only option is to replace the door seal, which is a reasonable cost to do.