How to Use Oxyclean in Front Load Washers

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Things You'll Need

  • Oxyclean

  • Front load washer

  • Dirty clothes


Follow Oxyclean manufacturer's directions for usage. Not doing so can result in ruined clothes.

Front load washers are the more energy-efficient versions of top loading washers. Oxyclean is a relatively new product that's becoming more popular because of its assistance in cleaning clothes. However, many people are asking how to use Oxyclean in front load washers because improper use can result in ruined clothes.

Front Load Washer With External Dispenser

Step 1

Load the machine with your laundry as you normally would. Choose the cleaning cycle best for the laundry loaded.

Step 2

Start the front load washer. Add a pre-dissolved solution of one oz. Oxyclean and 16 oz. of water to the external dispenser.

Step 3

Boost the cleaning power of Oxyclean by running the machine on hot or warm water, if possible. Pretreat or presoak tough stains on laundry with Oxyclean, according to manufacturer's directions.

Front Load Washer Without External Dispenser

Step 1

Mix one oz. of Oxyclean detergent booster with your powdered detergent. Load your laundry into your front load washer.

Step 2

Choose the most appropriate laundry cleaning cycle for the laundry loaded. Start your front load washer.

Step 3

Add premixed Oxyclean detergent booster and the recommended amount of powdered laundry detergent to the front load washer during the time of the washing cycle recommended by the washer manufacturer.

Front Load Washer Using Liquid Detergent

Step 1

Premix one oz. of Oxyclean and 16 oz. of water. Pour premixed cleaning solution into the bleach dispenser.

Step 2

Load laundry into front load washer. Choose wash cycle, add liquid laundry detergent and start washer.

Step 3

Add Oxyclean directly to the empty tub of the front load washer, according to the manufacturer's prescribed amount, as another option. Load laundry, add laundry detergent, choose cleaning cycle and start washer.


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