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Clean with confidence using our advice on appliance care and household cleaning. Help your washing machine and kitchen appliances look newer, smell better, and perform well by cleaning them with affresh® appliance care products. From the dishwasher to the disposal, the washing machine to stainless steel finishes, affresh® helps you clean with confidence.

How to Clean Your Top Load Washing Machine

Your top load washing machine is an integral part of your household and cleaning routine and probably one of the appliances you use the most often. Using your washer frequently can eventually lead to the accumulation of dirt, grime, residue and buildup, which in turn can impact the quality of your washer’s performance. 

How to Clean and Brighten Stainless Steel Appliances

Stainless steel appliances are a sleek, modern choice for any kitchen. They have a nice, polished appearance to them when they’re clean, but can sometimes appear dirty due to fingerprints, heat discoloration, spills and other buildup.


Why Does My Washing Machine Smell?

Does your washing machine smell like a wet dog? Are you noticing a strange odor coming from your clothes after they’ve been washed? If so, then you may be wondering what could be causing this issue. The answer to this question is sometimes hard to determine, as there are a number of reasons why a washer might have an unpleasant smell.

Why does my dishwasher smell?

Why Does My Dishwasher Smell?

Learn why your dishwasher might smell like fish and what you can do to eliminate the unpleasant odor. Find out how to maintain your dishwasher to avoid odors.

How to Unclog a Garbage Disposal: A DIY Guide

Garbage disposals are a fast and convenient way to keep food scraps out of your trash can. But when this kitchen appliance gets clogged, it can lead to odors, standing water and a frustrating hassle.

How To Clean a Front Load Washer

Cleaning a front load washer regularly can help reduce odor-causing buildup. Learn how to deep clean a front load washer with this step-by-step guide.

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How Hard Water Affects Your Appliances

Learn what hard water is and how it affects your appliances over time, and discover how to remove hard water buildup with affresh® appliance cleaning products.

Deep Cleaning Checklist: A Cleaning Schedule for Your Home

If it’s time to deep clean your home, don’t forget your appliances. Follow our deep cleaning checklist to ensure that every part of your home gets the cleaning it needs.

How To Remove Fingerprints From Stainless Steel: 6 Methods

If you need to remove fingerprints on stainless steel appliances, this guide can help. Get tips for removing fingerprints using different methods.

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How to Help Your Appliances Last

Your home appliances help clean your clothes, wash your dishes and store your food, so it’s important to keep them working well. The following appliance care tips can help you properly maintain your kitchen and laundry appliances so they last as long as possible.

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Eliminating House Odors: Tracking Down Smells

Learn how to get rid of bad odors in your house with this guide. You’ll learn how to track down, diagnose and eliminate different house smells.

How to Clean an Ice Maker in 7 Steps

It’s important to clean your ice machine on a regular schedule. In this guide from affresh® appliance care, learn how to clean an ice maker easily and effectively.

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How to Clean a Coffee Maker

What’s the best way to clean a coffee maker? Learn how to clean your coffee maker inside and out, how to clean a coffee pot without vinegar and more.

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Move In Cleaning For A Fresh New Place

Cleaning a house before moving in can help you get a fresh start. Learn how to conduct a move in deep cleaning and get tips from affresh®.

Tackle Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

Need some spring cleaning tips? Follow along with our spring cleaning checklist to get ideas, tips and tricks for creating a clean home.

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Create A New Year's Appliance Cleaning Routine

Get a fresh start to the New Year! Our appliance cleaning tips are a great way to refresh and deep clean your appliances after the holidays.

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How to Clean a Garbage Disposal that Smells Bad

Cleaning your garbage disposal can help get rid of unwanted odors. Learn how to clean a garbage disposal in your sink with these easy steps.

How to Clean a Glass Stovetop or Cooktop

Follow these steps to learn how to clean a glass top stove or ceramic cooktop without cloudiness, streaks, or scratches – even burnt-on grease and mess!

I Need to Clean What?

Did you know appliances need cleaning? If not, you’re not alone. Learn about common misperceptions and how affresh® helps remove odor-causing residue and grime that can form in machines over time.

How to Clean Your Washing Machine

Periodically clean your washing machine with affresh® tablets to get rid of grime and odor-causing residues. It’s easy.

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How to Clean a Dishwasher

Keeping the inside of your dishwasher cleaner helps maintain machine performance. Here’s how to clean a dishwasher with affresh®.

What’s in affresh® Tablets & Liquid Cleaners?

Learn the ingredients in affresh® dishwasher, coffee maker & disposal tablets, what’s in affresh® washer cleaner and what other affresh® cleaners are made of.