Funny indeed, most people are super aware of what they cannot wash in their washing machine because the manual does not mention them. Well, it is not possible to mention everything in the manual, sometimes trying and experimenting can yield great results. If you have a washing machine, you should forget about manual washing but there are a few stuff where people still go manual without realizing the a washing machine is built to handle those too perfectly. What are those, find out.
Gym Bags – Everyone goes to a gym these days and you put your sweaty gym clothes inside it. It requires a thorough washing at least once in a month which can become a headache if you do it manually. Put it in washing machine and use cold-water gentle cycle option.
Pet Beds – If you have a pet and washing its bed is fast becoming a headache to you, don’t worry. Your washing machine can clean it without damaging it a bit. Place it inside with cold water and regular soft detergent. Go for gentle cycle and alternatively, you can use soapy water if it is a foam-made bed.
Grocery Bags – There require cleaning as you want to maintain a hygienic condition while bringing the fruits and vegetables home. You can go for hot-water regular cylce option for it.
Sports Gears – This must be surprising to you but yes this too can be washed in washing machine with soapy water.
Yoga mats – Thank us later, it is surely a time and effort saver for you. Go for regular washing and put it in high heat dryer. Your yoga mat needs recharging once in a month so that it can reenergies you too.
Backpacks – Or for that matter any cover can be cleaned using washing machine. First you can go for a vacuum cleaning and then put it in cold water gentle cycle with soft detergent.
Shower Curtains – Especially those made of plastic. They deserve a cleaning every month and washing machine will do the job for you.
Pillows – This is a shocker for sure. Make sure you are not putting more than two pillows at a time. Keep adding cold water and spin it properly so that all the soapy water goes out of it. Dry it off in low heat.
Sneakers – We are not kidding and surely not crazy. Washing machine can clean your sneakers and shoes which are washable. Water detergent and drops of vinegar to get a clean and clear washing. Dry it off in low heat.
Oven mitts and potholders or any nitted wash cloth can also be cleaned in the same way. Furthermore, any stuffed soft toy can be totally and easily cleaned with washing machine.
Washing mop heads – The removable mop heads can be totally cleaned in cold water and detergent and dry off in medium heat.