Safe Alternative Dishwasher Detergent

In most homes today, people enjoy the convenience of a dishwasher. Rather than wash every pot, pan, fork and glass by hand, we just throw everything in the dishwasher, pour in detergent, turn it on, and walk away. Although this appliance is highly convenient, it may be endangering your health. Dishwasher Detergent: Sickening Ingredients It […]

DIY Dishwasher Repair: Troubleshooting the Dishwasher Detergent Compartment

Admit it; you may not give much regard about the detergent compartment in your dishwasher, especially during times when everything is working properly. But this tiny piece of equipment plays a large role in cleaning your dishes, and if it becomes clogged with soap and debris you will end up wasting both time and money. […]

What You Don’t Know About Running Your Dishwasher

Just thought I’d share a few tips from the person who installed our dishwasher. He’s been installing dishwashers for 12 years and installs about 5 a day so he has some experience: Always run the hot water in your sink before starting the dishwasher so that the water is already hot in your pipes. Use […]

My Dishwasher Isn’t Working Well – What To Do?

Is Your Dishwasher No Longer Doing the Job? Do your dishes seem dirty even after running the dishwasher? The food and grime being left all over them? Has your dishwasher started malfunctioning oddly, leaving you to wonder just what may be wrong with your dishwasher? Well don’t fret, there is a big possibility there is […]

Is My Dishwasher Broken?

Dishwasher Isn’t Working You have pulled clean and sparkling dishes out of your dishwasher for years, and suddenly you notice that your dishes are no longer as clean as they used to be; there are food particles left on plates; the glasses have spots, and this has never happened before. You consider the age of […]

Will Wisconsin’s Phosphorus Ban Work Better than Washington’s?

Wisconsin is about the 15th state looking at adopt such a ban which affects soaps like dishwashing detergent.

Wisconsin May Ban Dishwasher Detergent with Phosphorus

Another state – Wisconsin (where I live) is now pushing some legislation through to ban phosphorus in dishwasher detergent: Assembly advances ban on dishwasher soap with phosphorus (www.jsonline.com) Household dishwasher detergent that contains phosphorus would be banned Wisconsin, under a bill that is poised to pass the Assembly. “Excess phosphorus leads to weed and algae […]