White vinegar can be used all around your house to clean, brighten and disinfect so many things, including the interior of your dishwasher. It's natural and non-toxic, so it's safe to use around children and pets. Easily remove built-up soap scum and grime in your dishwasher by using this natural cleaning method twice a month.
Things You'll Need
- White vinegar
Empty your dishwasher of all dishes and utensils.
Pour 1 cup white vinegar into your dishwasher and run it through a full hot-water cycle.
There's no need to rinse the wishwasher before running your next load of dishes.
Tips & Warnings
- Never mix vinegar and bleach. It is a toxic combination.
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