Clean Your Dishwasher and Get Rid Of Hardwater and Lime Buildup
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34354174 on Jun 26, 2021
Clean the dishwasher filter frequently. If not, you will have a nasty, moldy mess in there. Actually take it out and clean it and inside where it sits.
Lemon or any citrus that are acidic, will etch plates or make your glasses cloudy.
So if you use acidic products to clean the dishwasher, I suggest running a cycle with just plain water to be sure all the vinegar, lemon, etc. is rinsed away.
I never use citrus in my dishwasher detergents.
Gabrielle Falk on Apr 02, 2023
Yes, you are so right about the 'acid'. Should never put anything acidic in dishwasher, or anything metallic. Every so often I just run a normal dishwashing cycle with an empty dishwasher and d/w tablet. I always clean around the edges of the door, etc. and the filter. After all, if you don't have a clean filter, then it cannot do its job. Giv your dishes, etc. a quick rinse before placing in d/w. Putting really dirty plates, etc. in just make it all the more harder for the d/w to do its job.
Kathleen Fornes on Apr 02, 2023
Agreed! Clean filter frequently and take it out and pour baking soda down there then vinegar wait at least 5 min and pour boiling hot water down it .
Does it work with stainless steel dishwasher?
I was told that vinegar, an acid, will damage the seals in your dishwasher. Wouldn't citric acid as well?
where is the filter on the dishwasher