Here Are All The Dishwashing Tips You Never Knew (But Will Never Forget)

Kiss your dishwashing woes goodbye forever.

If you’re lucky enough to own a dishwasher, then you know that with great power comes great responsibility: you want your dishes to be clean after the first wash, every time. It seems simple enough; but it turns out there actually is a better way to wash the dishes -- one that will save you water, time and money spent on second washes, overly long cycles and replacements for abused utensils. Here’s the trick: get to know your dishwasher better.

Your dishwasher is a tool, and like any tool, you want one that’s truly effective -- and you want to know how best to use it. Say goodbye to cloudy glasses, dulled knives, cracked wood spoons and other sigh-inducing dish mishaps; we’ve teamed up with Kenmore to bring you all the best dishwasher tips you never knew you were missing. Prepare for us to rock your dishwashing world.

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Kenmore knows that doing the dishes shouldn’t be complicated. The Kenmore brand is an industry leader in delivering trusted performance in the home for over 100 years, providing smart and stylish appliance innovations that help you do things quicker, easier and better. With exclusive features and new innovations, Kenmore Elite dishwashers offer impressive cleaning and drying technology designed to make post-meal clean-up easier and more effective than ever. So go on, upgrade your kitchen -- then sit back, relax, and let your dishwasher do the dirty work.