The Science of Loading Your Dishwasher

A new study takes a look at how to properly load your dishwasher and it turns out we’ve been doing it all wrong.  Heck, even your dishwasher’s owners manual has got it all wrong.  So what’s the deal and what’s the best way to load your machine?  According to the study published in Chemical Engineering Journal, correctly loading your dishwasher has more to do with what’s on the individual dishes, than whether said dish is a bowl, plate, cup etc. Continue Reading

The Average Lifespan of a Dishwasher

We’re continuing today with our exploration of the average lifespan of household appliances, specifically dishwasher.   Knowing how long your dishwasher should last can be helpful information when determining whether you should repair or replace your dishwasher if your current unit is broken or malfunctioning. So what is the average lifespan of a household dishwasher? Continue Reading

A Cincinnati Mom’s Tip for Cleaning Your Dishwasher

Recently we were called to a home in North Cincinnati to repair a dishwasher that had stopped running, and were surprised to see how clean the dishwasher was. Most of the dishwashers we see are riddles with mineral deposit stains and random bits of food debris. Intrigued, we asked what the homeowner did to maintain such a clean machine. We were surprised by her answer: Lemonade flavored Kool-Aid. That’s right Kool-Aid.   Continue Reading

Samsung’s Innovative WaterWall Dishwasher Technology

Tired of pulling dirty dishes out of your freshly ran dishwasher? For over 40 years traditional dishwashers have all utilized the same circular water motion to clean dishes. This circular approach is incapable of reaching every  area of your dishwasher, and the result is, as I’m sure you’ve seen, not all of your dishes get cleaned after running your dishwasher. Continue Reading

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