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 3755
2 Black Or Dark Stains On Towels 8803
3 Black Spots, Bad Smells & Mould In A Washing Machine 15486
4 Bobbling And Fading Of Dyed Garments 4368
5 Clothes From Washing Machine Looking Old And Worn 4325
6 Colour Damage From Washing Machines 4999
7 Colour Fading Caused By Sunlight 3342
8 Damage By Bleach Or Care Products In A Washing Machine 4787
9 Dark Stains Around Collars And Shoulder Areas 4404
10 Dye Bleeding In A Washing Machine 4580
11 Ecoballs And Soapnuts: A Marketing Triumph 20250
12 General Advice On Washing Machine Stains 2402
13 Greasy Marks On Garments In Washing Machines 5775
14 Greasy Stains Due To Fabric Conditioners 4917
15 Marks Caused By A Washing Machine Door Gasket 6397
16 Mildew On Garments From Washing Machines 4860
17 Patches Of Green Or Green Hues On White Garments 4364
18 Pink Stains On Childrens Clothing 4837
19 Random Holes In Garments 5443
20 Rust Marks On Laundry From Washing Machines 23618
21 Shrinking Of Woolen Garments 3666
22 Spots Of Colour On Dark Garments 4981
23 Underarm Stains From Washing Machine 5220
24 Wash Care Labels & Symbols 24934
25 Washing Machine & Washer Dryer - Stain Removal 10431
26 Washing Machine Detergent And Skin Irritation 13886
27 Washing Machine Soap Powder Residue 9784
28 Washing Woolen And Delicate Items 20122
29 White Streaks On Denim Or Coloured Heavy Garments 5673
30 Whites Coming Out Of The Wash Looking Grey 7126
31 Yellowing Of Acrylic Garments 3458


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