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Mrs Hinch shows how to clean a washing machine with 55p vinegar and a cheap sponge… and even hers is filthy

MRS Hinch has revealed how to get your washing machine sparkling inside and out – and all you need is a cheap sponge and some vinegar.

The queen of cleaning, aka Sophie Hinchliffe, shared a step-by-step guide on how to ‘hinch’ your washing machine – revealing hers was also full of soap scum.

Mrs Hinch, aka Sophie Hinchliffe, has amassed three million followers on social media
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Mrs Hinch, aka Sophie Hinchliffe, has amassed three million followers on social media Credit: Refer to Caption

The mum-of-one posted a series of stories on Instagram, sharing her method with her three million followers.

She advises fans to invest in a moppet sponge, on sale for £2 for a pack of two in Sainsbury’s, which are perfect for the job.

Mrs Hinch gives the sponge a few sprays on Flash’s bathroom cleaner, which she uses in the kitchen as well because it “smells amazing”.

She wipes the gap in between the machine and the plastic seal with the sponge, revealing a layer of soap scum which has built up.

Even her washing machine was full of soap scum
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Even her washing machine was full of soap scum Credit: Instagram
She recommended a moppet sponge for getting into all the nooks and crannies
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She recommended a moppet sponge for getting into all the nooks and crannies Credit: Instagram

And while you’re at it, the Essex native also recommends giving the inner seal a good scrub as well - revealing that is also filled with muck.

She says: “So this one is completely clean, I’ve also done this in here as well.

“Sometimes it can get forgotten, but it builds up in there as well. Yeah. Rank.”

After giving both seals a good wipe down, the next step is to get a cap of cleaning crystals and a cup of white vinegar – which Sainsbury’s sells for 55p – and toss them into the drum.

She shared a step-by-step guide on how to 'hinch' a washing machine
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She shared a step-by-step guide on how to 'hinch' a washing machine Credit: Instagram
She also recommended using some white vinegar - on sale for 55p
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She also recommended using some white vinegar - on sale for 55pCredit: Instagram

Mrs Hinch advises to put all the cleaning tools you’ve been using in for a spin as well.

The mum said: “You’ll then you just run this on a quick cycle, but put in the tea towels, sponges, cloths whatever you’ve used to clean your washing machine.

“Chuck them in as well. And just let it do its thing."

She shared a proud snap of her hard's day work, revealing her washing machine has been successfully 'hinched'
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She shared a proud snap of her hard's day work, revealing her washing machine has been successfully 'hinched'Credit: Instagram

She chucks her own dirty sponge into the machine and says “yuck”.

And the finishing touch is to give the outside of a machine a wipe while the cycle is on.

She wrote: “Last but not least give the front of the machine a wipe down with diluted Zoflora.”

This Mrs Hinch fan was in stitches after asking her son to recreate her loo roll hack for hanging curtains straight, but the lad did a hilariously botched job.

Meanwhile this woman completely transforms dirty pots using 89p cleaning spray which Mrs Hinch loves.

Plus this woman revamped her bathroom by making a floor out of 1p coins.

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