Dishwasher Articles & Tips

Is your dishwasher cycle running too long? Watch our video, which explains average cycle time, water temperature and helpful dishwasher troubleshooting tips. Does it feel like your dishwasher takes an eternity just to complete one measly cycle?... Read more .

Discover the most common dishwasher mistakes to determine if you’re cleaning your dishes correctly. Take our quiz about dishwasher rinse aids, type of detergent and pre-washing dishes to see if you’ve got some bad behavior to correct! If your... Read more .

Do you know which dishwasher cycle is best for cleaning your pots and pans or your fancy china? View our dishwasher infographic for the top tips on selecting the right dishwasher cycle. If you’ve ever stared at your dishwasher and wondered what... Read more .

What appliances and systems are covered in Sears’ home warranty plans? What does the Whole House Plan include? Most people think about home warranties only when they’ve just bought a house. But home warranties are a good idea at any time,... Read more .

What should you do if your dishwasher won’t drain? Read the most common reasons a dishwasher won’t drain, including a clogged drain or kinked hose, and simple steps to fix this problem. Dishwasher Not Draining? Here are the top three reasons... Read more .

Are you misusing your dishwasher? Read the top reasons for dishwasher problems, and view our interactive photo for tips to correct the most common dishwasher issues like not using rinse aid, not cleaning the filter and more. Loading a dishwasher... Read more .

Is your dishwasher not getting water? Watch our video that covers common dishwasher problems and simple troubleshooting tips to get it working again. Your dishwasher can’t do its job without water. If your dishwasher isn’t filling with water,... Read more .

Is your dishwasher leaving white film on your dishes? Watch our video for simple tips to avoid and remove the white film caused by hard water. What’s the point of having a dishwasher if your glasses come out cloudy with white film? If you see... Read more .

This article on realtor.com ponders the timeless question: is it most cost-effective to repair or to replace your ailing appliances? Answer five simple questions to determine the best course of action for your home. Read the full story at... Read more .

We think your answers about appliances can reveal your age. Take our quiz to see if we can guess how old you are based on your appliance preferences. Age is merely a number — but your taste in appliances just might give it away. Do you prefer a... Read more .