Your dishwasher is one of the hardest working appliances in your entire home. When you stop and think about it few other appliances in the house rely on electricity, water, and heat, often at the same time. In order to maintain your dishwasher and to make sure it is working as effectively as possible you will need to perform routine dishwasher maintenance. And, should you find your dishwasher isn’t working as well as it should, you can always give our team at A-Tech Appliance a call to troubleshoot and restore the device.

Regular Cleaning Cycles

You can pick up a cleaning solution from the local grocery store. This is a solution you’ll run in the dishwasher once a month or so. The solution will help clean out any bacteria that has found a home inside of your dishwasher. It will also help clean out the water lines connected to the appliance.

Clean the Interior

You want to clean out the interior of the dishwasher. Food particles will collect around the grate at the bottom of the dishwasher. You not only want to clean off the grate but you should remove it and clean out any sludge that has built up inside of the grate. You can make a cleaning solution of baking soda and water, pour it down the grate, then add in vinegar, followed by boiling water. This will loosen up debris and push it out of the dishwasher.

By following some basic dishwasher maintenance tips you’ll avoid damaging the appliance or causing other problems within the device. However, should you experience any kind of performance issues with the dishwasher it is highly recommended that you give our team at A-Tech Appliance a call! This way, we can stop by, troubleshoot the appliance, and then help determine the problem and perform all necessary corrective procedures on the device.