By Platinum Team February 16, 2015

Helpful Tips For Maintaining Your Dishwasher

Without a little TLC, your dishwasher can fall prey to unexciting repairs. There are a few things you can do regularly to help maintain your dishwasher and avoid unnecessary repairs. faucet1. Run hot water before starting the dishwasher. Before beginning the dishwasher cycle, run your water from your kitchen sink until it is hot to the touch.  This will enable your dishwasher to have hot water instantly, instead of cool or lukewarm water.  Hot water will help improve the performance of your dishwasher and the cleanliness of your dishes.     dishwasher2. Clean your dishwasher trap Under the lower sprayer of most dishwashers you will find the dishwasher trap. The lovely thing collects all of the food, plastic and other materials that get left to prevent them from entering the drain. Cleaning the trap helps keep smells down and increase the cleanliness of your dishwasher.   dishwasher23. Clean your dishes before placing them in the dishwasher For your dishwasher to run its best, you need to do more than barely scrape the food off your plates. Try to give your dishes a gentle cleaning before placing them in the dishwasher. Any particles that remain get stuck in the dishwasher trap and lower the performance of your dishwasher. For a little extra help in the upkeep of your dishwasher, be sure to order a home warranty. The Platinum warranty plans cover dishwasher breakdowns due to normal wear and tear.]]>