Dishwashers

Dishwashers are the workhorses of the kitchen – here’s what you need to know about buying, maintaining and repairing yours.

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4 Emergency Substitutes for Dishwasher Detergent

Out of dishwasher detergent? We've got you covered!

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How To Use a Dishwasher Properly

Need some help with this kitchen staple? Our experts explain the right way to load and run a dishwasher.


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What Is a Dishwasher Air Gap and Why Is It Important?

Some dishwashers are installed with an air gap, and some aren't. We'll explain what an air gap is, what it...


Do Dishwashers Use Up Your Homes’ Hot Water?

Learn more about optimal water temperature for clean dishes.


Why Is Your Dishwasher Leaking From the Bottom of the Door?

It's probably because of a dirty door seal. Luckily, it's a DIY fix. Our expert shows you how, and it...

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Dishwasher vs. Sink: What’s the Greener Way to Wash Dishes?

From handwashing to pre-rinsing and detergents, here are some myths debunked and tips for washing your dishes more sustainably.


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Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Dishwasher?

Common dishwasher mistakes may be costing you valuable time and money. Here's how to avoid them.

7 Best Eco-Friendly Dishwashers to Save the Environment (and Your Wallet)

The best eco-friendly dishwashers are tough on grease, yet light on energy. Your utility bill and the environment will thank...


If You See White Streaks on Your Dishes, This Is What It Means

Is your dishwasher leaving white streaks on dishes after each wash cycle? There are three common causes for this. Here's...


How to Hide Your Dishwasher in Plain Sight

Dishwashers are great, but can sometimes be an eyesore. Here's how to build a custom cabinet for a hidden dishwasher,...


Here’s Why It Might Be Time to Stop Using Liquid Dishwasher Detergent

Dishwasher tablets may be a more efficient way to clean your dishes in the dishwasher over liquid or gel packs.

This Simple Trick Dries Wet Dishes in Your Dishwasher

This dishwasher hack will dry your dishes in just five minutes!


Does This Aluminum Foil in Your Dishwasher TikTok Hack Really Work?

Some TikTok cleaning hacks are more trouble than their worth. But this simple trick might actually be a game changer,...


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How To Fix a Dishwasher That Doesn’t Dissolve the Soap

If your dishes aren't clean and the soap hasn't dissolved, don't make a service call just yet. Here's how to...


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5 Minute Fix for a Dishwasher That Won’t Drain

Learn how to keep your dishwasher drain line from clogging, and what to do if it does.


If You See White Film on Glassware, This Is What It Means

Here's the simple science behind your cloudy glassware.

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How to Clean Stainless Steel with Olive Oil

You'll need a clean microfiber cloth, a fresh bottle of olive oil and some elbow grease!


Can You Use Dishwasher Tablets to Clean the Shower?

Your dishwasher tablets are tough on soap scum, too.

8 Best Air Fresheners for Your Kitchen

Need to get some unwanted smells out of your kitchen? These eight odor-eliminating products should be a big help.


Appliances to Unplug When You Leave the Cabin

Take these steps before you leave for the season.


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8 Best Safe and Effective Dishwasher Detergents

The best safe and effective dishwasher detergents remove stains and food residue without harsh chemical smells and expensive price tags.


Home Facts: This is How Long These Parts of Your Home Should Last

You know how it goes: When you're least expecting it, you'll need to replace something in your home. Maybe the...


45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common mistakes.


14 Expenses New Homeowners Waste Money On

It's easy for new homeowners to spend money on things they shouldn't. Make sure you steer clear of these unnecessary...


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10 Women Inventors Who Changed Home Life Forever

From the circular saw to Scotchgard, inventions by women revolutionized our homes. In honor of Women's History Month, we spotlight...

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Check Out This Viral Wooden Spoon Cleaning Hack

Albeit gross, this viral wooden spoon hack will have you running into the kitchen to try it yourself.


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15 Things Home Inspectors Wish You Knew

These things home inspectors wish you knew can help sellers prepare for a home sale and make buyers aware of...


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This Tip Will Change the Way You Load Your Dishwasher

Put small items in a mesh laundry bag before running your dishwasher. You'll thank us time and time again!


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Dishwasher Not Draining: How to Check and Unclog a Dishwasher

Three simple things to check if your dishwasher won't drain completely


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12 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Home Appliances

Are your appliances and devices on the fritz frequently, or do they need to be replaced sooner than expected? Spoiler...


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Do You Have a Moldy Dishwasher? Here’s How to Fix It

Having a moldy dishwasher is a common problem. Here's how to spot mold growth, clean it up without harsh chemicals...