Originally invented in 1887, dishwashers have grown into one of the most used luxury appliances within the home, with roughly 40% of UK adults owning such an appliance – and for good reason.Read more
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Your dishwasher is an invaluable appliance, helping to minimise the time and effort it takes to clean your pots, pans and cutlery. But, to keep it working to its full potential it’s important to make sure you keep your dishwasher clean .
It’s estimated dishwashers save the average household three weeks in washing up each year. But from time-to-time the appliance will develop faults, meaning we need to go back to standing in front of the sink.
In a bid to minimise the risk of faults occurring, we’ve looked at some easy steps you can take to keep your dishwasher running.
There are some things which seem to happen just to test our patience, such as your dishwasher deciding that it doesn’t want to wash your pots and pans this evening.
The trouble is, you’re only likely to realise this when the dishwasher is full and you put it on its wash cycle. But together we can prevent this from happening enabling you to relax after a hard day at work, rather than spending ten minutes doing the washing up.
The dishwasher plays an important role in helping to keep your pots and pans clean. They can also help to reduce the amount of time that you’re spending at the kitchen sink washing up, after enjoying a family meal.
Unfortunately, as with all appliances, dishwashers can gain faults; and in the infographic below we’ve highlighted the five most common dishwasher problems and provided a brief guide on how to fix them.
Here’s an interesting one (at least, interesting as far as spares and appliance repairs go – we’re not about to tap into a grand theological debate here): have you got an integrated dishwasher in your kitchen with a door that slams down when you open it and leaves your crockery and glassware quivering?
What?! You DO?!
It’s an absolute nightmare when your glasses become covered in white marks from hard water and limescale damage in the dishwasher. If you find this is happening to your glasses there are some simple things you can do to prevent this and also some simple steps you can follow to clean existing stains.
Finish have created a great site www.dishwashingexpert.co.uk which offers everything from cleaning tips, to repairs, to general dishwasher maintenance. Had a glance over it this morning and felt it was worth a mention. Includes sections such as the below which offer helpful tips for energy, water and money saving whilst using your dishwasher:
Owners of the following Bosch, Neff and Siemens dishwashers please act on this safety notice.
BSH Home Appliances Limited has announced an in-home repair programme of certain dishwashers manufactured between 1999 and early 2005. The affected dishwashers are in the batch number range from FD 7901 to FD 8504.