Mrs Hinch fans go wild over ‘miracle’ 39p hack which gets mouldy washing machines brand new again

WITH an almost constant stream of water, washing machine mould is virtually impossible to be avoided.

Luckily, fans of the cleaning sensation, Mrs Hinch, have revealed a secret ingredient to banish nasty mould around the seals and in the drawers of your washing machine.

Mrs Hinch, whose real name is Sophie Hinchliffe, 32, has long been a favourite amongst fellow cleaning enthusiasts, with close to 4.5 million followers on Instagram.

The star rose to fame a few years ago with various home hacks and now her fans have even started dedicated cleaning pages on social media.

In one such group, Mrs Hinch Cleaning tips and tricks on Facebook, a member sought advice: ''Please help! My washing machine has started to get mould around the seal and nothing seems to work. If you have any tips please let me know.”

Although there is a wide range of products in the market promising to remove this nasty fungus, fellow cleaning enthusiasts claimed that using white vinegar works like a charm.

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Becky Bennett commented: “I put white vinegar on some kitchen roll and lay it over the mould.

''Leave it overnight and it’ll banish the mould, my holy grail.”

“Use white vinegar, easy job,'' agreed a second user.

Group member Angie wrote: “I second white vinegar, it’s a miracle cleaner.”

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As white vinegar typically contains between five to eight per cent acetic acid, it's great for removing mould species and keeping different bacteria at bay.

“Stuff it with cotton balls soaked in white vinegar and leave it overnight, it’ll disappear,'' instructed Jennifer Toft.

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There were also a few who suggested placing the white vinegar into the washing machine drawer.

Jackie Marsden said: “White vinegar and bicarbonate of soda, put it on a 90 degree wash.”

Laura Crabtree commented: “Bicarbonate of soda in the drum and white vinegar in the detergent drawer, put on a hot wash.”

For those not sold on the vinegar trick, others recommended purchasing a mould and a mildew cleaning product to help tackle the grime.

“Use Astonish Mould and Mildew remover. Give it a good spray and leave it for a while before scrubbing,'' commented Diane Selby.

“You might need to do it again and then put it on a hot wash with a dishwasher tablet in.”

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