I write a lot about appliance safety, but I’ve always been disappointed and surprised at how few of my articles warning about fire risks in appliances get shared. It’s not a pleasant thing to think about, but it’s empowering to pro-actively cut down your risks, and it’s good to help others by sharing warnings. Firstread the full article..
Unlike washing machines, dishwashers need to be set up for the correct water hardness levels. Manufacturers use factory default settings that try to be suitable for the average house in the UK. However, as water hardness varies considerably from area to area this means yours could be set too high or too low. If usingread the full article..
Are you getting streaks or drops of water, or lime spots on dishes and glasses after they have been in the dishwasher? This problem may be caused by too much or too little rinse aid. Dishwashers use rinse aid so that dishes come out nice and dry without marks on them. They are fitted withread the full article..
Dishwashers are designed to wash dishes using a combination of detergent, salt, and rinse aid. Each component does a specific but vital job. However, we now have multi tab detergents that claim to do away with the need to use salt or rinse aid. So if you use 3 in 1, 4 in 1, orread the full article..
If you are wondering which is the best dishwasher detergent then Which? currently say one of the Fairy dishwasher detergents is best. It has been for the last 4 years and we have been using it ourselves. There are other best buys too – and they even advised to avoid one specific detergent sold atread the full article..
There is a common question about how much water dishwashers use compared to washing by hand. There is confusion over which is the most economical. Even which is the most environmentally friendly. I’ve seen an advert claiming a Bosch dishwasher uses as little as 9 litres of water. It said it used, “a lot lessread the full article..