eSpares Limescale & Detergent Remover - 6 Descaler Sachets

Stock Number: ES1566874

Manufactured by eSpares

(This part fits select models)

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Rated 4.7 out of 5 (437 customers)

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This product is compatible with:

  • Dishwashers
  • Washing Machines Please Note: Not suitable for top loading appliances


eSpares Limescale & Detergent Remover - 6 Descaler Sachets

Protect your dishwasher and washing machine from harmful build-up with eSpares Limescale & Detergent Remover. If you find your washing machine and/or dishwasher aren't performing as well as they should be it could be due to a build-up of limescale and detergent. This product will descale and cleanse the machines, removing limescale, detergent and grease build-up and restore them to top working condition.

Suitable for use in all makes and models.

A cost-effective way to prolong the life of your appliance and reduce your energy bills

  • 6 months supply
  • Box contains 6x 50g sachets

Please Note: Not suitable for top loading appliances

Hard water leads to deposits building up in your appliance, which reduces its efficiency and leads to premature failure. In fact, British Water say that even a 1.6mm coating of limescale on a heating element can make it up to 12% less effective.


Hard water damage Clean element
Element in hard water area Element when new

All types of water can cause a build-up of detergent residue inside your machine, which can lead to blockages. This build-up provides an environment for bacteria to thrive causing unpleasant odours.

Drawer build-up Clean drawer
Drawer after use Drawer when new

If you're not sure if you live in a hard or soft water area, try our limescale post code checker.

By simply using one descaler sachet per month your machine will benefit from the following:

  • Removes limescale build-up from internal parts
  • Eliminates powder build-up and odour-causing bacteria
  • Hygienically cleans all internal parts
  • Maximises the efficiency of your appliance
  • If used immediately with new appliances, reduces detergent quantity by up to a third

How to Cure a Smelly Washing Machine

This video should help with fitting this part. However, the exact layout and fitting technique may differ for your make and model.

Be safe - always unplug any appliance from the electricity supply before carrying out any work on it.
If you are in any doubt contact a qualified repairer.

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Rated 4.7 out of 5 (437 customers)
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  • great product

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    By - West Sussex

    I keep coming back to buy this product from espares. It is much cheaper than other similar products and does just as great a job as far as I can see. I use this once a month to clean and descale both the dishwasher and washing machine and never have any issues. Definitely worth a try!!!!
  • brilliant

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    By - southampton

    Worked great, no more black spots on my washing. Cleaned the dishwasher a treat as well. Will always keep couple of satchets in the cupboard now.
  • A very good buy

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    By - Cheltenham

    With just 1 sachet used the product has already made the inside of the washing machine look & smell a lot cleaner

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  • Q How do we know the product is safe. I couldn't find the sds sheet on these products. 3 Answers

    What ingredients are in the products and what makes these different from other products?

    By Bill S - Minnesota - 10 October 2014

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      Re DM from London's comments. The main active ingredient is sometimes used in denture cleaners and although in high concentrations this product could be harmful, when discharged from the appliance in our opinion it is likely to be no more of a problem than washing machine discharge or even domestic bleach. This would quickly be dispersed in the sewage and waste water from a normal home.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 10 March 2015

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      The active ingredient in this product is highly toxic and harmful to aquatic life and has been tested on rats, guinea pigs and rabbits. Ok, so you are only using small diluted amounts, but this is sufficiently corrosive to....clean your washing machine! The residues which leave your machine all end up in our waters....they don't magically disappear. I discovered that leaving the door open and mopping up the pooled water left in the door seal stops the drum being smelly as I guess the bacteria need moisture to survive.

      By DM - London - 07 March 2015

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      This products active ingredient is Sulphamic acid and is safe to use in empty washing machines or dishwashers to clean them. The machines will have a rinse cycle to remove any significant residue from the Appliance during the cycle.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 10 October 2014

  • Q Why is the product not suitable for top loading machines ? 1 Answer

    By Richard Smithson - London - 09 March 2015

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      It is possible over time limescale could build up on the drum shaft and slightly wear the seal to accept the thickening. If this were dissolved and removed it could lead to leaking. Therefore this warning has been added.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 09 March 2015

  • Q Is this product safe to use in machine that is used to clean babies' clothes? 1 Answer

    We have 2 children - on newborn and one 2 years old. Is this product safe for us to use, given that we use sensitive and non-bio washing detergent etc?

    By Rod Cornaby - United Kingdom - 08 March 2015

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      The machine will typically do at least one rinse during the cycle to remove any traces of the cleaner so it should not cause any irritation when used separately.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 09 March 2015

  • Q Is the e-Spares Limescale & Detergent Remover okay to use on a Miele washing machine? or is it best to use the Miele equivalent product? 1 Answer

    By Jackie Smith - United Kingdom - 07 March 2015

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      Our product is suitable for all front loading machines.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 09 March 2015

  • Q Would this product be safe to use with a Septic Tank 1 Answer

    By Anonymous - Moray North East Scotland - 08 November 2014

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      The active ingredient in one sachet of cleaner is only 5 grammes of Sulphamic acid per treatment around 60 grammes per year. A very small amount that would be extremely diluted but you should check advise from your sewage contractor if in doubt.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 10 November 2014