Tuesdays Tips for homeowners.
Your washing machine is one of those appliances that needs some light maintenance every now and then. When your washer is not in use, inspect the seal between the door opening and the drum for areas of soil buildup or stains. If you find any, you can clean it with a mixture of ¾ cup of chlorine bleach and a gallon of warm water. Rub the area with the bleach and water solution and let it sit for about 5 minutes. Wipe dry with a clean cloth, and let it air dry. This will remove any odors and keep your clothes from getting stained by dirt deposits inside the seal.
Take note of the age of your washer and dryer and be prepared for when they’ll need to be replaced.
Baseboards are often overlooked when it comes to cleaning. It can be tough to muster up the energy to get on your hands and knees and clean the trim, but it is something you want to do at least once a year during a deep clean of your home to keep dust and dirt from building up. A damp cloth and a little patience is all you need to clean up the trim around your home.