Washing machines are a staple appliance in every UK home and they’re pretty difficult to live without, so when they break down it can be more than a little bit inconvenient. While there’s no way of guaranteeing that any machine will last for X amount of years, the following are simple ways you can care for your washing machine, tips which should help lengthen the life span and keep you in clean clothes Washer Repair Los Angeles.
It can be really tempting to overload your washing machine to minimise the number of loads you need to do but it’s really important to ensure that you don’t do this as it can cause serious and expensive damage to your washer. When loading the washing machine you should always ensure that you are able to fit your hand sideways in between the top of the load and the top of the drum and if you can’t then you should take some items out. Not only can overloading the washing machine cause the drive belt to snap but it can also mean that your clothes are not washed effectively, meaning you would have to wash them again anyway.
Always use the correct detergent and fabric softener for your washer and the type of water in your area. It is also a good idea to regularly remove and wash the detergent drawer to ensure that old residue doesn’t interfere with the effectiveness of the wash. If you’re washing at lower temperatures, choose a detergent which specifies that it works well on a cold wash.
No household should need to use their washer more than five times per week and while it might be tempting to wash your favourite pair of jeans as soon as they need it rather than waiting until you’ve accumulated enough washing to do a full load, this is not only extremely environmentally unfriendly but it can also leave your machine overworked.
When buying a new washer, make sure you get it professionally installed and look into an appliance engineer that can regularly service it and should you need washing machines repairs at any time, you will have someone on hand. Reputable appliance repair companies can offer something like a Zanussi washing machine repair or microwave repairs in less than thirty minutes and for a lot less than it would cost you to buy a new one so it’s definitely worth looking into should your washing machine develop a fault.
And finally, make sure you empty all pockets before putting on a wash as loose items such as change, hair clips or keys can cause blockages or damage, not to mention the damage a full cycle could do to something like a £20 note or an MP3 player.