Washing Machine Residues, Stains & Marks

Washing machine stains and marks section

If you have marks or stains on your laundry then this section is where you will find all of the stains, marks and residues that are commonly seen and how to solve them.

Please also see our care and cleaning section as many stains, marks and residues found in washing machine and washer dryer laundry is often caused by a lack or regular cleaning and maintenance.

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1 Attraction Of Loose Dye By Nylon & Elastomeric Fabrics 3715
2 Black Or Dark Stains On Towels 8589
3 Black Spots, Bad Smells & Mould In A Washing Machine 14963
4 Bobbling And Fading Of Dyed Garments 4315
5 Clothes From Washing Machine Looking Old And Worn 4246
6 Colour Damage From Washing Machines 4940
7 Colour Fading Caused By Sunlight 3314
8 Damage By Bleach Or Care Products In A Washing Machine 4683
9 Dark Stains Around Collars And Shoulder Areas 4313
10 Dye Bleeding In A Washing Machine 4522
11 Ecoballs And Soapnuts: A Marketing Triumph 19955
12 General Advice On Washing Machine Stains 2294
13 Greasy Marks On Garments In Washing Machines 5669
14 Greasy Stains Due To Fabric Conditioners 4844
15 Marks Caused By A Washing Machine Door Gasket 6316
16 Mildew On Garments From Washing Machines 4801
17 Patches Of Green Or Green Hues On White Garments 4289
18 Pink Stains On Childrens Clothing 4770
19 Random Holes In Garments 5390
20 Rust Marks On Laundry From Washing Machines 23188
21 Shrinking Of Woolen Garments 3639
22 Spots Of Colour On Dark Garments 4918
23 Underarm Stains From Washing Machine 5177
24 Wash Care Labels & Symbols 24298
25 Washing Machine & Washer Dryer - Stain Removal 10342
26 Washing Machine Detergent And Skin Irritation 13721
27 Washing Machine Soap Powder Residue 9561
28 Washing Woolen And Delicate Items 19393
29 White Streaks On Denim Or Coloured Heavy Garments 5595
30 Whites Coming Out Of The Wash Looking Grey 7021
31 Yellowing Of Acrylic Garments 3422


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