Everyone has a different preference when it comes to grease, whether you like to keep it for reuse or dispose of it. No matter what you prefer, you should never discard grease down the drain. Most of us don’t think about the consequences after pouring grease down our drain until your pipes get clogged and worst case scenario raw sewage backing into your home.
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
If your dishwasher is not draining, or there is too much water left over at the end of the cycle, it might be due to food particles blocking the sump area, or it could be cause by a clogged dishwasher drain hose or a defective part like the motor or drain pump.
It’s normal for some water to remain in the dishwasher after the cycle to keep the seals in your dishwasher from drying out. However, standing water that covers the heating element or that is more than one cup of water is not normal and could indicate a drainage problem.
WARNING: Before attempting to work on any appliance, make sure that all power (electricity) and utilities (water and gas) have been turned off and/or disconnected on the appliance. Read more
Clean your dishwasher
This is the easiest fix, so start here first. Use a towel and some hand protection (there could be broken glass or sharp food particles where you cannot see them) to clean the area around your sump, below the sprayer arms. These items could be clogging your drainage system.
Check the drain hose for clogs
After turning off the water and power to your dishwasher, check the Continue reading