Last updated on February 3rd, 2017 A dishwasher not cleaning dishes properly can have various causes. It’s rarely anything serious. If it’s a relatively new dishwasher to you and has never performed well make sure you are using an appropriate wash cycle for the level of soiling. There aren’t usually many wash cycles to choose […]
All articles tagged with detergent. Lots of advice and interesting articles relevant to washing machines and dishwashers.
Last updated on February 3rd, 2017 I first wrote about the potential dangers of liquid detergent capsules and tabs in 2009 after I saw in the news that a baby was “badly burned” by a washing machine detergent when gel from a liquid capsule had been trapped (partially undissolved) inside a vest. The vest was […]
Last updated on April 3rd, 2017 Life used to be much simpler. Especially where washing machine detergent was concerned. I’ve just found a fascinating old publication by one of the leading detergent manufacturers, Unilever. Back then even their name was simpler, they were just called, “Lever”. I’ve had this booklet for over 30 years. One […]
Last updated on February 3rd, 2017 Unusual and persistent noises from any appliance shouldn’t be ignored. Some may be serious and others might be trivial. Believe it or not, a dishwasher making whistling noise could have an unexpected cause. According to a dishwasher manual I’m just reading, one of the “malfunctions” it advises on is […]
Last updated on April 3rd, 2017 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 […]