Washing Machine Guides

How to clean the detergent drawer of your washing machine

You should regularly clean the detergent drawer of your washing machine to keep it efficient and hygienic. Follow these simple steps for a clean washing machine detergent drawer:

  1. Remove the detergent drawer by pressing down the plastic covering over the fabric softener section of the drawer and gently pulling the drawer towards you.
  2. Remove all of the detachable elements of the drawer and clean everything in warm soapy water.
  3. Use a toothbrush or bottle-cleaner to reach all the parts of the drawer and the drawer housing.
  4. Let the drawer dry and then reassemble.
  5. Clean the detergent drawer housing in the washing machine with a damp cloth.
  6. Carefully replace the clean detergent drawer.

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†Source Euromonitor International Limited; Consumer Appliances 2020 ed, as per major appliances definition, retail volume sales in units, 2019 data