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Step 1: Toss towels into dryer
Toss old towels into the dryer and run it at the hottest setting for a few minutes.
Step 2: Mix dishwasher detergent and water
Make a paste of powdered dishwasher detergent and water.
Step 3: Scrub the spots
Scrub the spots of melted crayon wax and gum with the paste and a towel.
Be careful not to scrub through the dryer's enamel coating.
Step 4: Rinse
Wash the paste residue out of the dryer with a rag and soapy water.
Step 5: Run a cycle with the old towels
Run a complete dryer cycle with the old towels to make sure all the spots are gone.
Step 6: Check for loose crayons and gum
Check for loose crayons and gum in all pockets before doing the laundry to avoid having another mess.
Did You Know?
The first self-service, coin-operated laundry machines were not produced until the 1950s.
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