Monday, June 27, 2011

Dishwasher "Gunk"

I recently starting noticing the soap dispenser in my "new" (as of April 2010) dishwasher had some serious build-up going on...  


As luck would have it, I was watching "Real Estate Intervention" on HGTV the other day.  Sabrina Soto mentioned running a packet of lemonade through a cycle on an empty dishwasher to clean out any residue.  It is the citric acid on the lemonade that acts as a cleaning agent.  

For 13 cents a packet of Kool-Aid I was intrigued!  


And 1 cycle later...    


Looking much better!  

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  2. Darn phone!...lets try this again...

    I'm so doing this! My dishwasher is starting to look like that. Thanks for the tip!

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  3. Love this idea! We have the same problem with our "new" dishwasher.

    Jennifer @ Little Silly Goose

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