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Dealing With Dishwasher Buildup

Can’t remember the last time you cleaned your dishwasher? Then it’s time to give it a deep rinse and clean to remove excess buildup and make sure your dishes come out sparkling in the next cycle.

How Do I Know If There’s Buildup in My Dishwasher?

Over time, food, grease, soap scum, and mineral deposits collect in your dishwasher, making it difficult for your machine to operate properly. If you notice leaks around your unit, a funky smell, or dirty dishes after a cycle, you’ll want to inspect your dishwasher for buildup and blockages.

How To Check For Blockages in Your Dishwasher

If the dishwasher seems to be clean, then consider why else your dishwasher is not doing its job.

What To Do About Dishwasher Buildup?

Dishwasher buildup not only disrupts the efficiency of your machine, but also acts as a breeding ground for germs and bacteria. Luckily, you can use some common household items like vinegar and baking soda to give your dishwasher the clean it needs to function again.

If you’ve given your dishwasher a thorough cleaning and it’s still acting up, you may be dealing with a larger appliance issue. Reach out to one of our Remote Assist technicians that can offer a virtual diagnosis and help guide you through the issue.

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