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Method laundry liquid- loved it but now every load smells awful!

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shabbychic1 Sun 10-Jul-16 08:58:07

Anyone else having this problem? I wonder if it gets stuck in the pipes or something? For a few months it's works really well and cloths have smelled fresh from the machine but now it's awful! Such a shame.

Janek Sun 10-Jul-16 09:16:10

i wonder if you have a separate problem with your machine, and the method laundry liquid is a red herring - you could try doing a maintenance wash and see if that helps.

I use method sporadically (the blue one) - normally for smaller loads/gentle washes where i need less product, as usually i used simply washing tabs, which obviously cannot be divided. it still smells the same as it ever did.

calzone Sun 10-Jul-16 09:17:12

I would clean the washing machine if I were you

WordGetsAround Sun 10-Jul-16 09:18:42

Put on an empty wash at 90 degrees. See if that helps.

wowfudge Sun 10-Jul-16 16:48:35

Laundry liquids contain no bleaching agents so your machine doesn't get cleaned out. Instead it gunges up and goes smelly.

LowDudgeon Sun 10-Jul-16 17:02:00

Liquid detergent definitely affects the smell of the washing after a while. I used to put liquid in a ball inside the machine, so it wasn't clogged up in the pipes (& later found that liquitabs had the same effect anyway) but the clean washing gradually got more & more musty.

I'm using old-fashioned bio powder now & the difference is amazing! Try using powder for a bit & then alternate powder & the Method

shabbychic1 Sun 10-Jul-16 17:27:36

Done hot wash wash with vinegar and another hot wash with bedding using fairy non bio powder- smells lovely again! Thanks grin

LowDudgeon Sun 10-Jul-16 19:34:52

Oh good smile

sonlypuppyfat Sun 10-Jul-16 19:37:49

I've always used powder but bought some liquid as it was on special offer and my machine is starting to smell

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