A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse! (King Richard III, Act 5)
No truer words have ever been said. Until now. My dishwasher! My dishwasher! My kitchen for a dishwasher! Yeah, I’m trying not to lose it. My dishes have residue and are not getting clean. What absolute worse time is there to have your dishwasher on hiatus than 2 weeks before Thanksgiving?! Well, I’m taking on the task of cleaning that bad boy out. I’ve tried (here’s the tips)
1. Running a few empty cycles with no detergent, dishes or rinse agent
2. Running a few cycles with vinegar in the rinse agent compartment (nothing else in there)
3. Running a few cycles with a cup of vinegar in the top drawer
All worked for a short duration, but now I think I’ve hit a wall. Time to take it apart and start degunking. Well, almost. I love blogs and found a tip that just may work even better (before I have to take out the toolbox-or call someone).
Run hot water in the sink for a few minutes before starting the dishwasher to degunk the sink (I’ll probably also do the vinegar & baking soda with some salt as well to really get the goop out). Then, pour 1 gallon of vinegar in the bottom of the dishwasher. Let it sit a bit then run on the pots and pans cycle.
We’ll see how it goes. If you’ve had this dilemma, what did you do? Did it work?
Until next time!
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