This button on your washing machine is a life-saver because it ensures that your tub is clean and as good as new!


Washing machines have become a part of every household because it has revolutionized the way we clean our clothes. Gone are the days when people used to sit down and clean their clothes by hand which would take a good amount of strength and time.

As revolutionary as washing machines are, you will still need to care for it properly in order for it to work at it’s optimal level. It has to undergo maintenance to get rid of the dust and grime which may have accumulated from all the laundry you’ve been doing.

Essentially, you will have to wash the washing machine so your clothes come out squeaky clean always. Worry not because most washing machines already have a preset which does that automatically and most people don’t even realize it’s there.

On April 9th, Mommy Daily shared a post on her Facebook page regarding this dilemma. The post earned an incredible 40,000 shares as netizens were blown away because they never realized how easy it was to clean their washing machines.

“The SOAK / TUB CLEANING function on the washing machine is not merely for decoration, it’s function is to clean your washing machine”

Credit: Mommy Daily

Mommy Daily shared 3 simple steps to clean your washing machine and to get rd off all the accumulated dirt from all laundry you’ve been doing. Here’s how you do it;

Step One: Press the ON button
Step Two: Select and press SOAK / TUB CLEANING function. Press the START button
Step Three: When the tub is almost filled with water, add 1/4 cup of vinegar and 3 tablespoons of bicarbonate soda

Use 1/4 cup of vinegar and 3 tablespoons of bicarbonate soda for maximum effectAccording to Mommy Daily, the acid from the vinegar helps in eradicating dirt in the nooks and cranny of the machine tub. This mixture also helps in making your machine smell brand new!

“After putting in the mixture, proceed to close the lid of the machine. It will beep when the process is complete. Just remember that when you choose the SOAK / TUB CLEANING function, do not put your clothes in for a wash.” She recommends hat you do this process once in every two months to ensure optimal performance. This will also help in lengthening the life span of your washing machine.

“If it’s been a long time, it’s impossible for the washing machine to function properly because of the dust and dirt which has accumulated within it”

Just look at the amount of dirt that was stuck in the machine!


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