3 Dishwasher Maintenance Tips

Kitchen appliance nightmare number 1 – it’s family dinner time and you used a lot of dishes to serve the dinner. It’s time to clean up, you fill the dishwasher and it doesn’t work. Now you have to wash all those filthy dishes by hand. I have good news for you, there are tips that will help you avoid this nightmare. So, without further ado, let’s discuss 3 tips that will help you keep your dishwasher working.

Don’t Put More Than Allowed

Overloading is one of the leading causes of dishwasher nightmares. Just like your washer, dishwasher also has a certain capacity and if you exceed it, you’ll have to face the consequences. Overloading will not allow water and detergent to reach all the dishes. You will be left with dirty dishes that need a second run. Furthermore, the weight can affect your dishwasher and eventually break it down.

Keep the Filter Clean

Clean Washer Filter

Surprise, in case you didn’t know your dishwasher may have a filter that is either located at the bottom or under the lower spray arm. Go get that manual that you thought you will never need and find where the filter. Follow the instructions on how to clean the filter and repeat it constantly.


Clean the Spinning Arms 

The spinning arms are the major component of any dishwasher that spray water. After some time, these arms may have accumulations inside them and even stop spinning properly. Check them every once in a while and use a toothpick to clean them.

Clean the washer Spinning Arm

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3 Dishwasher Maintenance Tips