The Secret Life of Your Dishwasher #Finish Giveaway

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This is my third post as a Finish Revolution blogger and I am thrilled to offer my Canadian readers a giveaway, so they can join Finish Revolution too! Read all the way to the end and leave a comment about something new you learned while reading this post. And you could win two packages of Finish Quantum Tabs (20 tabs per package)As a Finish Revolution blogger I recently took part in a webinar with a dishwashing expert. She answered several pressing questions about dishwasher performance. I have been really clear during this campaign – I have used Finish Quantum Tabs for a long time. Before that we used Electrasol, which is of course what Finish was called once upon a time.

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Anyways according to the dishwashing experts at Finish, there are a few important things your dishwasher wants you to know.

1. Don’t store the tabs or powder dishwashing cleaner under the sink. This is the moistest area in your home and the excess moisture may suck all the potency out of the tabs. Then the dishwashing detergent doesn’t work well.
2. Your dishwasher may not be getting hot enough water. The machine operates best at a temperature of at least 122 degrees F. That means your dishwasher may not be hot enough to get your dishes clean.
3. Avoid nesting. You know, spoons cuddled together in the cutlery rack and bowls tucked inside each other. For optimum performance of the dishwasher and the cleaning agent itself everything should be stacked properly. Proper stacking means that you don’t overcrowd the dishes either. Leave space for the water to circulate throughout the machine.
4. Use a quality product. No name products and cheap powders often don’t do the job.
5. Clean your machine with Finish dishwasher cleaner every month. Using once a month is optimum for intensive cleaning of buildup.
6. About 80 % of dishwasher repair calls are unnecessary. Most are calls related to food still being stuck on the dishes, or dishes not getting dry also (which Jet dry helps with) and some are really a simple matter of your dishwasher itself needing a cleaning. Rinse agent also helps you avoid seeing water spots on glasses etc.

Disclosure: I am part of the Finish Revolution blogger program by Mom Central. I received compensation as part of my affiliation with this group. All opinions are my own. I love Finish and stand by my endorsement. It works well for our family every time.

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