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 3873
2 Black Or Dark Stains On Towels 9514
3 Black Spots, Bad Smells & Mould In A Washing Machine 16779
4 Bobbling And Fading Of Dyed Garments 4565
5 Clothes From Washing Machine Looking Old And Worn 4570
6 Colour Damage From Washing Machines 5157
7 Colour Fading Caused By Sunlight 3419
8 Damage By Bleach Or Care Products In A Washing Machine 5119
9 Dark Stains Around Collars And Shoulder Areas 4593
10 Dye Bleeding In A Washing Machine 4764
11 Ecoballs And Soapnuts: A Marketing Triumph 21353
12 General Advice On Washing Machine Stains 2769
13 Greasy Marks On Garments In Washing Machines 6219
14 Greasy Stains Due To Fabric Conditioners 5118
15 Marks Caused By A Washing Machine Door Gasket 6676
16 Mildew On Garments From Washing Machines 5110
17 Patches Of Green Or Green Hues On White Garments 4588
18 Pink Stains On Childrens Clothing 5095
19 Random Holes In Garments 5636
20 Rust Marks On Laundry From Washing Machines 24697
21 Shrinking Of Woolen Garments 3750
22 Spots Of Colour On Dark Garments 5184
23 Underarm Stains From Washing Machine 5341
24 Wash Care Labels & Symbols 27640
25 Washing Machine & Washer Dryer - Stain Removal 10756
26 Washing Machine Detergent And Skin Irritation 14478
27 Washing Machine Soap Powder Residue 10608
28 Washing Woolen And Delicate Items 23236
29 White Streaks On Denim Or Coloured Heavy Garments 5956
30 Whites Coming Out Of The Wash Looking Grey 7625
31 Yellowing Of Acrylic Garments 3537


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