Washing machines are an essential part of modern life, but a malfunctioning washing machine can really dampen the mood. Whether it's failing to absorb the water, flooding or simply rumbling about and making excessive noise, a washing machine repair should be one of your top priorities. When it comes to washing machines, the number of potential issues that could be causing havoc in your laundry is quite high. For example, some common causes for flooding and leaks include mechanical or electrical failure; these can be addressed by a qualified appliance repairer.

A specific electrical failure that can really ruin your day is when a washing machine trips the house's circuit breaker. If you ever leave your washing machine on before going to work, it might be frustrating to come home and realise that the latest season of that TV show you downloaded stopped at 2% because the power went out at 9:30 a.m. One of the big problems with such an issue is that it can be downright infuriating to isolate. For example, it could be the motor overheating due to a high workload; it could be faulty wiring; or it could just be that your machine is totally on the fritz and is beyond repair. Whatever the case, it is important to have the machine professionally looked at, as the washing machine is the backbone of handling laundry.

If you find that your motor is constantly being overworked, it might be that your washing machine simply isn't large enough to cope with the washing load. If this is the case, you may need to consider purchasing a larger washing machine; alternatively, you could split a large load into two smaller loads. Another common problem is when you notice the washing machine has taken on a musty or pungent odour. There are usually two main reasons why you have encountered this ironic twist of fate. For one thing, clothes can go mouldy when left in the machine after a wash for an extended period of time. In this case, you will need to rewash your clothes to remove the smell. An easy way to avoid the pongy smell in the first place, of course, is to not leave wet clothes in the washing machine for long durations. Mildew can form after 24 hours, but you should hang out the washing within 12 hours or so if you can help it, and less if the weather is humid. The second main reason might be that you haven't sanitised your washing machine in a long time (or ever). A washing machine repair specialist can help.