The powder receptacle tray of an old washing machine can become clogged with powder and lime deposits so much that even boiling will not help remove them. This is a very stubborn mud that takes heavy artillery and time to fight.
- baking soda;
- soda ash;
- lemon acid;
- means for cleaning sewage type KROT;
- means for cleaning plumbing from limescale.
Washing process of powder receptacle
The powder receptacle tray is removed from the machine. If this is provided by the design, then the front cover is disconnected from it. Since deposits are of different nature, their removal is done in several stages. First, the tray is soaked in boiling water with the addition of a handful of citric acid.
As soon as the acid stops sizzling, the tray is placed in a bath of boiling water and soda ash. You can also add baking soda. In this form, he leaves for 2 hours. This will remove the black mold that has become embedded in the plastic.
To combat tough stone, the tray is placed in a hot water drain cleaner solution. Half a bottle of Mole is used at once. Top up with Domestos or other descaling agent.
After a couple of hours, if necessary, the tray is immersed in a hot solution of citric acid in order to remove the lower layers of dirt that have opened under the deposits. You may need to keep it there overnight. To speed up the process, you should periodically warm up the solution with a tray on the stove. After that, even the most stubborn deposits and mold will go away.