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Dishwasher Not Cleaning Properly? 5 Quick Tips to Make it Like New

There's nothing worse than seeing gritty residue at the bottom of your drinking glass.
This is especially true if you have company at your house, it's the holidays, and your wife is the one who spotted the problem. So what's the solution?
Here are a few tips that helped us with our dishwasher's efficiency
+Use a granular dishwasher soap instead of gel
+Clean sprayer arms with picture hanging wire and a white vinegar bath
+Remove grit and reside from fine and coarse filters
+Check underneath the coarse filter for grime
+Eliminate hard water scale buildup with Lemi Shine
You can check out my post for additional tips, pictures, and a few short videos. The videos are less than 4 minutes but they take you on a tour of the inside of our dishwasher. You'll discover ideas that will get your dishes looking better within 24 hours :)
Here's the link http://www.homerepairtutor.com/dishwasher-not-cleaning/
One of our New Years resolutions is to keep our dishwasher's
Time: 1 Hours Cost: $20 Difficulty: Easy

To see more: http://www.homerepairtutor.com/dishwasher-not-cleaning/

Have Questions About This Post?

  • Kareen L
    Kareen L Lubbock, TX

    I use a packet of unsweetened Kool-Aid lemonade when I run my dishwasher and never have spots or hard water buildup.

  • Marion Nesbitt

    Great tips. Sometimes I've just dumped a cup of bleach down the inside where it goes to the drain. Don't know how effective it is. These ideas sound great. Next time I'm using vinegar and baking soda like I do on my kitchen drain every so often.

  • Carol S
    Carol S Wyoming, PA

    I take my dishwasher apart when/if I notice bits of food stuck on dishes... The bottom of my dishwasher doesn't have mud like the one shown in the photo, but the plastic cover for the garbage disposal portion of the washer gets covered with strings

  • Barbara C
    Barbara C Mcdonough, GA

    How and why is dental floss in a dishwasher?

  • Linda Weeks
    Linda Weeks Street, MD

    So the stove can't find it!