‘It always works!’ Fans of Mrs. Hinch share their tips for removing mold from washing machine seals.


‘It always works!’ Fans of Mrs. Hinch share their tips for removing mold from washing machine seals.

CLEANING fans have posted an easy 38p method for removing mold from washing machine seals. On one Mrs Hinch supporter’s machine, the hack “works every time.”

Mrs Hinch, whose real name is Sophie Hinchliffe, rose to fame after offering housekeeping tips and advice on social media and television. On Instagram, the cleaning aficionado has amassed over 4.1 million followers. Her devotees have already formed their own social media groups dedicated to cleaning and organizing advice.

Each day, hundreds of tips are received by one of the groups, which has 636,000 members.

A Mrs. Hinch fan inquired about how to get mold out of her washing machine.

“Best item to use on washer seal to eradicate mold?” she asked.

A snapshot of black mold covering her grey washing machine seal was also shared on social media.

Bleach, which can be purchased for as little as 38p from ASDA, was the most common response.

“Bleach on kitchen towel or cloth, leave it overnight,” one person suggested.

“If you use Domestos bleach and leave it to soak for a bit, then wipe it away with a cloth, then wash the cloth on the hottest wash, that should do it,” another individual commented.

“I had this problem, and once you’ve gotten rid of it, simply maintain cleaning it and always leave the door open after a wash.”

“Kitchen roll soaked in neat bleach, pack it and let it overnight, rinse machine once done,” said another Mrs Hinch fan.

“Mine looked precisely like this,” another person stated.

“I used bleach-soaked cotton wool and left it overnight, and it was gone the next day.”

“Kitchen paper drenched in a bleach solution,” remarked another cleaning fanatic.

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“Lightly wring the seal and pack it in. It always works.”

“I used to use a white towel in my old machine, soaked in bleach and folded, so it laid along the seal,” one user recommended.

“I would then scrub around the seal with an old toothbrush, then wash the towel in the washing machine to clean it all up. It was a good idea to do this.”

“Put some kitchen roll in there and soak it in bleach and leave for a while, even overnight,” another individual suggested.

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