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How To Clean The Pipes Of A Washing Machine


If you’ve ever noticed an unpleasant odor or a pool of water around your washing machine, it’s possible that there is a blockage in the pipes. Fortunately, pipes can be easily cleaned if you follow the right steps. Here’s what you need to do to clean the pipes of your washing machine.

First, you’ll need to locate the pipes that need to be cleaned. Most washing machines have two pipes at the back – an inlet and an outlet pipe. The inlet pipe is usually on the left side and the outlet pipe is usually on the right side. These are the pipes that you will be cleaning.

Once you have located the pipes, you’ll need to prepare the cleaning solution. A good solution is a mixture of one-part white vinegar and one-part hot water. This solution will help to dissolve any dirt or debris that is blocking the pipes.

Next, you will need to pour the cleaning solution into the pipes. Make sure to pour the solution slowly into the inlet pipe and let it sit for about 20 minutes. Then, pour the solution into the outlet pipe and let it sit for another 20 minutes. This will ensure that the solution has enough time to work its way through the pipes and loosen any blockages.

After the solution has had time to work, you can start to flush the pipes. Use a garden hose to flush out the pipes and make sure to flush them until all of the debris has been removed. It may take a few minutes to flush out all of the debris, so be patient.

Once the pipes are flushed, you can use a brush to scrub away any stubborn dirt or debris that is left behind. Make sure to use a soft brush so that you don’t damage the pipes. You can also use a vacuum cleaner to suck up any dirt or debris that is in the pipes.

Finally, you’ll need to rinse the pipes with clean water. Make sure to use plenty of water and flush the pipes until all of the cleaning solution has been removed. Once the pipes are flushed, you’re done!

Cleaning the pipes of your washing machine is an easy process that can be done in just a few steps. All you need is a cleaning solution, a garden hose, a brush and some patience. With a few simple steps, you can have your pipes looking and smelling like new again.