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How do you clean a dishwasher with vinegar?

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Instead of putting your dishwashing detergent in just put the vinegar in and let it go full cycle. I use "Simple Green" but don't know if you can get that in the U.S. Go to your local grocery store and see what they have that is a degreaser and use that instead.



One easy way is to add a solution of white vinegar to a complete cycle periodically. This should keep your dishwasher fresh and ensure food soils are broken down and washed away during the washing cycle.

Combined with the very hot water and the mechanical action of the dishwasher, white vinegar ensures a high standard of cleanliness than could be achieved by hand washing. As a result, harmful bacteria that might otherwise remain unseen on dishes are destroyed.

Other top dishwasher tips:

• Use the 50°C to 55°C or lower temperature programs instead of high temperature programs when running your dishwasher. It could save you 84kWh in power and save you hundreds of dollars on electricity bills.

• Load dishes according to the dishwasher manufacturers instructions to allow for proper water circulation.

• Check and clean drains and filters regularly to ensure efficient operation.

• Take a few minutes to check in the machine users guide for the most efficient program according to the size or type of load in your dishwasher.

By performing these regular tasks, you will ensure that your dishwasher remains free of hard water build-up that can cause serious problems with your appliance. It will reduce the need for hard water stain removal from your dishes and cutlery and save you time and money in the long run.

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