Guaranteed Ways to Remove/Prevent Calcium Buildup in Fictures

Removing calcium buildup in faucets is crucial for maintaining water flow and preventing mineral deposits from affecting the fixture’s performance. Here’s a brief summary of how to do it: How to Remove Calcium Buildup in Faucets: Vinegar vs. Strong Acids Vinegar is the safest bust still effective solution to dissolve and remove calcium deposits in … Read more

Smelly Dishwasher? How to Clean & Disinfect It Naturally

Cleaning Steps How to Clean a Smelly Dishwasher The following are the steps to follow when cleaning a smelly dishwasher; 1. Remove the Lower Dish Rack Due to how gravity works, any water that is unable to drain out of the dishwasher will be pooling at the bottom. The spray arm and drain filter are … Read more

Dishwasher Not Spraying Water? Why and What to Do

If your dishwasher is not spraying water, the circulation pump is clogged or damaged, or the spray arm is jammed, broken, or clogged.  It could also be caused by a malfunctioned float switch, a faulty water inlet valve, or a blocked water supply hose. Below is a quick summary of this post: Causes What to … Read more

Leaking Dishwasher? Why and How to Fix It

A leaking dishwasher is usually caused by a worn out door gasket, loose or bent door latch, faulty inlet valve, cracked hoses, loose hose connections, damaged/jammed spray arm, defective float switch or using the wrong detergent. Here is a brief summary of this post: Causes How to Fix It How to Fix a Leaking Dishwasher … Read more

Standing Water at the Bottom of Dishwasher? Easy Fix!

Standing water at the bottom of the dishwasher is a sign that it is not draining. That is often caused by a clogged filter or drain hose, or jammed drain pump impellers. It could also be caused by a kinked or poorly installed drain hose or a clogged garbage disposal/sink drain line. Here is a … Read more

How a Garbage Disposal Works & Everything Else

This is how a Garbage Disposal Works in summary: Key Points to Know There are 2 types of garbage disposals. These are batch feed and continuous feed garbage disposals. In a batch feed garbage disposal, waste is grinded in batches. You the put waste inside the unit and then start it and let it run … Read more

7 Signs a Garbage Disposal is Failing – When to Replace

If you notice the following, your garbage disposal is failing and will need to be replaced: Garbage disposals cost between $50 and $200 depending on quality and size. The total cost including installation by a licensed plumber can however be as high as $500 depending on where you live. Signs of a Failing Garbage Disposal … Read more

How to Reset a Garbage Disposal in a Minute

Garbage disposals have a reset button which trips and turns off power supply to the motor when there is a power surge, if it runs for a long time, when the motor overheats, when it clogs or basically when there is something wrong with the disposal. This is how to reset a garbage disposal in … Read more

Dishwasher Air Gap Leaking? Why and How to Fix It

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. To fix a leaking dishwasher air gap, disconnect the drain hose from the garbage disposal and then snake it or blow air from … Read more

How Dishwasher Air Gaps Work & Why You Need One

Dishwasher Air Gap Plumbing Diagram Here is a brief summary of this post: How Dishwasher Air Gaps Work Why You Need a Dishwasher Air Gap Let us now look at air gaps in detail. How Does a Dishwasher Air Gap Work? As we have seen, a dishwasher air gap works just like a backflow preventer. … Read more