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A Detox Of A Different Kind

14 Nov 2016

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A Detox Of A Different Kind

When it comes to owning a dishwasher, many of us don't think twice about where all the grease and food particles end up. As long as our dishes come out sparkling clean, we’re happy — well that, and occasionally when someone else in the household stacks or unpacks it!

But believe it or not the dishwasher is one of the hardest working appliances in your kitchen. And, after long periods of regular use (or shorter periods of heavier use), its performance can start to wane as it gets clogged up with grease, fatty deposits, food residues and lime scale. Which is exactly why a Dishwasher Detox is essential to help keep it performing as it should – and with these handy tips we’ve got you covered.

Step1: Cleaning the parts within reach

When you open your dishwasher you’ll see a few parts that you can normally remove and clean yourself; such as the filter at the bottom, the racks, and even the dishwasher arm. With these out of your way it means you can also get to those hard to reach spots where particularly small pieces of food and grime also like to build up and hide.

Next, inspect the corners of your dishwasher for any residue and use a sponge or toothbrush with some warm soap to scrub clean.

Finally, don’t forget to check the hinges too, which often get filled with muck. Clean these with a toothbrush too, and you’ll see the difference in seconds!

Step 2: Eliminating the worst of it

So much of the grease and grime that passes through your dishwasher can end up trapped in the pumps, pipes and drains that are beyond your reach.

This is where a powerful dishwasher cleaner comes in handy as the best way for getting the most effective dishwasher clean possible. Finish Dishwashing Cleaner works to reduce grease, fatty deposits and lime scale by flowing and cleaning all through these hidden parts of the dishwasher. Its dual-layer formula attacks and lessens the grease and lime scale while eliminating bad odours – so you don’t have to think about all those icky remnants swooshing around with your nice cutlery and crockery.

Easy to use, you simply peel off the cover and pop it in your dishwasher upside down while running an empty cycle (bonus tip: to ensure that it works at its best – make sure that you run your dishwasher on its hottest temperature like heavy duty or the pots and pans cycle – minimum 65°c). Once the cycle is over, your dishwasher will be left clean while smelling fresh, and ready to work at its very best.

Who knows, your family may even notice it more and start stacking their dishes correctly – now wouldn’t that be a lovely result?