However, no matter the size of the machine, always wait until a large enough load has accumulated before running a cycle.
4. Limescale remover is essential
Keeping a washing machine clean is a sure-fire way to help prolong its life, and more importantly “save you the cost of repairs”, according to Vivien.
She instructed: “To destroy (yes, destroy) any limescale, add limescale remover to a hot wash every three months.
“Hot washes are generally more expensive to run but this one-off cycle could save you money in the long run by maintaining your existing machine.”