As strange as it sounds, your dishwasher can get very dirty. As it washes the dishes the food waste and residue is washed off and into the sump and pipe work, not all of it dissolves and washes away down your drain. Over time this waste build up and can make your machine and kitchen smell.
So, how do you clean it?
You can freshen it and have a sparkling clean dishwasher with vinegar! Yes really, good old fashioned white distilled vinegar – try it, it works! Just take half a cup of white distilled vinegar and pour into an empty dishwasher and run the rinse cycle. This will clean any build up that may have formed in the dishwasher and its pipe work. It will also deodorizes the machine, leaving it smelling fresh kitchenaid dishwasher repair los angeles .
The best way to avoid these odors is to make sure that you rinse the dishes thoroughly so you don’t get a build up of food to start with, but with our busy lifestyles this just does not happen.
Vinegar is a great way to clean your dishwasher, if you have never tried it, give it a go, you will be pleasantly surprised, but white distilled vinegar can be used to clean many more household items – how about these tips to use in your kitchen:
Get rid of mineral deposits on taps by soaking a cloth or paper towel in white distilled vinegar and wrapping the area tightly. Let this sit for a couple of hours or overnight.
Renew sponges and dish cloths by placing them in just enough water to cover them. Then add 1/4 cup white distilled vinegar. Let them soak overnight.
It’s not just for your chips!!