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 3839
2 Black Or Dark Stains On Towels 9325
3 Black Spots, Bad Smells & Mould In A Washing Machine 16384
4 Bobbling And Fading Of Dyed Garments 4497
5 Clothes From Washing Machine Looking Old And Worn 4486
6 Colour Damage From Washing Machines 5104
7 Colour Fading Caused By Sunlight 3396
8 Damage By Bleach Or Care Products In A Washing Machine 5016
9 Dark Stains Around Collars And Shoulder Areas 4553
10 Dye Bleeding In A Washing Machine 4710
11 Ecoballs And Soapnuts: A Marketing Triumph 21035
12 General Advice On Washing Machine Stains 2655
13 Greasy Marks On Garments In Washing Machines 6094
14 Greasy Stains Due To Fabric Conditioners 5045
15 Marks Caused By A Washing Machine Door Gasket 6585
16 Mildew On Garments From Washing Machines 5023
17 Patches Of Green Or Green Hues On White Garments 4524
18 Pink Stains On Childrens Clothing 5016
19 Random Holes In Garments 5590
20 Rust Marks On Laundry From Washing Machines 24382
21 Shrinking Of Woolen Garments 3726
22 Spots Of Colour On Dark Garments 5117
23 Underarm Stains From Washing Machine 5312
24 Wash Care Labels & Symbols 26730
25 Washing Machine & Washer Dryer - Stain Removal 10657
26 Washing Machine Detergent And Skin Irritation 14293
27 Washing Machine Soap Powder Residue 10359
28 Washing Woolen And Delicate Items 22325
29 White Streaks On Denim Or Coloured Heavy Garments 5860
30 Whites Coming Out Of The Wash Looking Grey 7445
31 Yellowing Of Acrylic Garments 3515


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