How to Get Rid and Prevent Mold in Dishwasher

Do You Have Black Mold in Your Dishwasher? A moldy dishwasher is not only unsightly, but it can also make you sink. According to research, 62% of all dishwashers contain disease-causing fungi, which pose a risk especially to people with compromised immune systems. Mold grows in areas with high temperature, damp, humid and dark. All … Read more

Smelly Dishwasher? How to Clean & Disinfect It Naturally

A dishwasher is like your bath towel. You expect them to be clean at all times but that does not always happen. As a matter of fact, both have a potential to stink badly if not cleaned frequently. A dishwasher drain hose is connected to the garbage disposal or directly to the sink drain. This … Read more

Dishwasher Not Spraying Water? Why and What to Do

What do you do when your dishwasher doesn’t spray water? Water from the dishwasher supply hose enters the unit through the inlet valve and mixes with the detergent to form soapy water in the tub. A circulation pump then pumps the water which exits through tiny holes on the spray arm at pressure high enough … Read more

Leaking Dishwasher? Why and How to Fix It

Why is My Dishwasher Leaking from the Bottom? A dishwasher has lots of moving parts most of which are backed up by rubber seals to make sure that water is drawn from the supply hose, used to clean the dishes and drained out without leaking. As is the case with most appliances, one or two … Read more

Standing Water at the Bottom of Dishwasher? Easy Fix!

Why is there standing water in the bottom of my dishwasher? Your dishwasher drains through a drain hose which is connected to the garbage disposal or directly to the kitchen sink drain line. The sink, garbage disposal and dishwasher therefore share the same drain line. If you notice water at the bottom of your dishwasher, … Read more

Dishwasher Air Gap Leaking? Why and How to Fix It

Why is Water Coming Out of the Air Gap on My Dishwasher? A dishwasher air gap is a simple but very efficient fitting used to prevent wastewater from siphoning back to the dishwasher in case of a clogged garbage disposal or sink drain line. Dishwasher air gaps are designed in such ways that if wastewater … Read more

How Dishwasher Air Gaps Work & Why You Need One

What is a Dishwasher/Sink Air Gap? If you are installing a dishwasher or already have one but without an air gap, you need to install one. Not only is a dishwasher air gap required by code, it is the most effective way of preventing backflow and contamination of your dishwasher when the drain line clogs. … Read more

Sink Fills Up When Running Dishwasher? Do This

How Do You Fix A Dishwasher Backed Up Into the Sink? You dishwasher and kitchen sink share the same drain line. If the drain line is blocked, running the dishwasher will result in water backing up and filling your sink. Wastewater from a sink enters the drain line from an opening at the top of … Read more

7 Ways to Stop Cloudy Residue on Dishes from Dishwasher

Why Does My Dishwasher Leave a White Chalky Residue on Dishes? Have you noticed a white film/residue on your glassware and other dishes, as well as the inside of the dishwasher after a washing cycle? It is very irritating and it just defeats the logic of having a dishwasher in the first place. A white … Read more

Dishwasher Not Filling with water? 5 Things to Do

Why is My Dishwasher Not Getting Water? A dishwasher has several parts (electrical and mechanical) that must work flawlessly to ensure that it is working as designed. If your dishwasher is not filling with water, about 5 of these parts are usually the culprits. A dishwasher that is not filling with water is often caused … Read more