Dishwashers have a way of spoiling us — once you've got one, washing dishes by hand is a drag. Home improvement blog DIY Life has some tips to keep your dishwasher in ship shape so it works for years to come.
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Blogger Erin Loechner recommends using vinegar to get scummy build-up off the spray, has tips on what to do if the paint starts peeling off inside the dishwasher, and suggests that you:
Keep your hot water heater set to the temperature recommended by your dishwasher's manufacturer; you can locate this info in your user manual. Forgotten where you stashed that old manual? Try Google-ing the model of your appliance; many manufacturers post their product manuals online.
Check out the post for more great tips, and let us know your secrets to keeping a dishwasher running smoothly in the comments.
Lengthen the Life of Your Dishwasher [DIY Life]