top of page


  • Writer's pictureJessica Foust

Dishwasher Cleaning

Updated: Jul 14, 2020

How to Keep Your Dishwasher Clean

Your dishwasher begins to lose its effectiveness. It gets calcium-looking stains from hard water. It gives all your dishes an odor or an onion-y essence because you washed a glass bowl used to store a half-used raw onion Develops mold For times when the unit is just not cleaning like its usual self, it needs:

Vinegar treatment

Baking soda treatment

Both together

Simply fill a coffee cup full of vinegar, or with baking soda, or one of each in the top rack and run on a normal cycle with no other dishes in the unit. Your dishwasher will be its old self again.

Calcium-like Scale Deposits

For calcium-like scale deposits from hard water, use powdered lemonade mix or orange Tang instead of dishwasher detergent and run an empty load on the normal cycle. The citric acid goes to work and does what a week of scrubbing might not.

Foul Smells

For smells, like onions permeating all your “clean” dishes, use a normal amount of your regular detergent, add two cups of vinegar to the base of the unit and run on a normal cycle. Tip: Never use cleaners containing chlorine on stainless steel dishwasher covers.

Innovative Cleaning Solutions is a cleaning company that provides Housecleaning services. If you are in need of a clean and don't have the time, book your FREE Estimate now! For more information about Innovative cleaning Solutions visit our website.

#innovativecleaningsolutions #@InnavativecleanS

5 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All


bottom of page