How to Stop Soap Suds From Invading Your Dishwasher

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Soap suds bubbling out of your dishwasher door and onto your kitchen floor is a sight no homeowner wants to witness. The messy foam like substance can damage your kitchen cabinets and floor, if it’s not spotted immediately. Fortunately, most of the time, soap suds are not caused by a component malfunction, instead the bubbly overflow is a result of … Read More

Is Rinse Aid Necessary For Clean Dishes?

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While most appliance owners are pretty familiar with their dishwasher and how it works, they may not know too much about rinse aid. Perhaps the rinse aid in their dishwasher has ran out or even the dispenser is no longer working. If this happens, you may wonder – how integral is rinse aid to the dish washing process? If you … Read More

How to Fix a Leaking Air Gap

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While not every dishwasher uses an air gap these days, those that still do see it serve an integral purpose. The air gap is responsible for preventing the backflow of water into your dishwasher. The wash water that is filled with bacteria is safely ferried down the drain and prevented from flowing back into your dishwasher. This keeps your dishes … Read More

Finding the Model and Serial Number of your Whirlpool Dishwasher

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Every new Whirlpool appliance that you purchase is going to have a model and serial number.  However, most people don’t exactly know how to find where those two things are on their appliance.  This guide will provide you detailed instructions on where to specifically locate the model and serial number of a Whirlpool dishwasher.  It also discusses the initial unboxing … Read More

Dealing With a Dishwasher That Tilts Forward

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When installed correctly, a dishwasher shouldn’t move at all. If it is freestanding, you should be able to move it to a new location, but when you move it, it should only move horizontally. Built-in dishwashers, however, will move no direction. Yet, if you have found that your dishwasher tilts forward, it needs to be addressed. Contrary to popular belief, … Read More