Some loud noises coming from your dishwasher are normal, but if it is the water making a hissing noise through the water inlet valve, the pump motor is humming, or water is swishing around then you should take a closer look inside your dishwasher. Is your dishwasher making loud noises? If your dishwasher is extra loud or is being noisy here are some parts to check in order to solve this problem. Continue reading
Dishwashers are one of the most used kitchen appliances. It is important to preserve and increase the dishwasher’s longevity. In order to keep your dishwasher alive, you’ll need to follow these rules
On average dishwashers usually up to last 10 years. We often forget how important our dishwashers are until it’s broken and we are stuck washing our dishes by hand. A dead dishwasher is a huge inconvenience, so before your dishwasher dies you might be able to repair it. Pay attention to these signs your dishwasher might be dying.
Is your dishwasher not draining? The chances are, you might have a clogged drain. Over time all of the food and scraps we put into our washer will back up every once in a while.
If you want to unclog your own dishwasher drain continue to read more:
To ensure that your dishes come out clean as can be follow these steps.
Your dishwasher’s job is to automatically clean the dishes and utensils inside the unit. But, you notice that the dishes aren’t as clean as they should be. The solution can be simple as just cleaning the spray arm, filter, and float. To ensure that your dishes come out clean as can be follow these steps. Continue reading
Some dishwasher parts are replaced more than others due to wear and tear from everyday use. All dishwasher brands, whether it is Whirlpool, Maytag, GE, Kitchen Aid or a Kenmore dishwasher, share similar parts which function in much the same way. Here then are the top three most-repaired parts on a dishwasher according to sales from our website. Continue reading
Your dishwasher is probably the second most used appliance in your home, next to your refrigerator. If you aren’t taking proper care of your dishwasher, it won’t last for as long as it’s supposed to. We’ve compiled a list of places to clean and precautions to take in order to sustain the life of your unit: Continue reading
There is nothing more frustrating than having to clean up after your appliances. A leaky dishwasher can be the result of several factors. Even small leaks can cause structural damage to your flooring in your kitchen. Repairing your leaky dishwasher through a repairman can be expensive and stressful- unless you consider yourself handy, then repairing your dishwasher can be an easy process. It is important to Continue reading
Does your dishwasher smell? Are your dishes coming out feeling gritty or covered with fine food particles? To fix this, clean your dishwasher’s filter.
Most new dishwasher models have a removable filter (also called a manual-clean filter) that you should clean on a regular basis. The filter sits below the lower dish rack and spray arms. There might be a cylindrical fine mesh filter and coarse mesh filter cover, as show in this video. Both these parts can be removed and cleaned in your sink with a little dishwashing soap and warm water. Check and clean out the sump area (the hole where the filter goes) for any food particles or other objects that may have become lodged there.
Why do dishwashers have filters?
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If your dishwasher is leaving white residue or a white film on your dishes, it might not be due to your appliance, but your detergent.
In 2010, phosphates were removed from dishwashing detergents. If you live in an area with hard water (high mineral content) your dishes and glasses could be left with a white film from mineral build-up. To combat this, add a citric acid cleaner like, Lemi-Shine or this Dishwasher Citric Acid Cleaner by GE, with your dishwashing detergent in the dispenser. You can also run your dishes through again with the Dishwasher Citric Acid Cleaner alone.
Rinse aids and other “hard-water boosters” can also keep glasses from becoming cloudy and soften water as well.
If after doing this you are still finding a white residue remaining on your clean dishes, then there might Continue reading