It turns out washing machines can get dirty too, and one woman was disgusted when she tried a cleaning hack and discovered just how filthy hers was – and said that now she’ll be cleaning it more often
A woman was left disgusted after trying a cleaning hack on her washing machine as she discovered just how filthy it is.
TikTok star Jojo, @jojo_con82, tried the controversial hack – where you place two dishwashing tablets into the drum of the washing machine.
At the start of the video, the washing machine looks pretty clean as the drum is shiny and bright – but by the end of the clip it’s full of brown water, as the Daily Star reports.
Jojo said that from now on she will be cleaning it much more often, as it was clearly more filthy than it first appeared – and praised the hack in her TikTok video.
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She said: “I saw a video about two dishwasher tablets to deep clean it. Thought I’d give it a try. Wasn’t expecting too much.”
JoJo was disgusted when, a mere 10 minutes into the cycle, the water inside her washing machine turned a muddy brown colour and was even worse an hour later.
In the caption with the clip, she wrote: “Cleaning the washing machine. It looks clean, how wrong was I..”
The video was watched more than 10 million times and many viewers were shocked at the result and vowed to try the method out for themselves.
One said: “Mine isn’t making clothes smell nice anymore so I will definitely try this.”
A second commented: “I do this once a week, best cleaning method I’ve found.”
But another person warned: “People do not do this my best friend is an appliance repairman and he’s been working crazy for three weeks because this idea is spreading.
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“It leaves residue all over and will eventually gunk everything up. Dishwasher tablets are made for very hot water you washer can’t produce.”
Other viewers suggested using vinegar instead which is a mild acid and can dissolve the soapy residue.
For advice on cleaning your washing machine safely, it would be a good idea to check out the manual that came with your particular model.
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