I would like to pass along a note about a product I found. We have hard
water, and our dishwasher shows it. There was considerable buildup in it.
Tried CLR without alot of success. Went to Ace & picked up something called
"Dishwasher Magic". Used it once, and all the buildup was gone. Dishwasher
even SOUNDS like it has more pressure in it. Dishes are cleaner. I think
it cost something like 6 bucks. Active ingredient is citric acid. They
said it is OK for septics, but I don't know about septic rules. No, this
isn't an advertisement, just passing some info. They have something on the
shelf next to it for washing machines, but they were out of it. I'll try it
when they get more in & pass along my findings.
Another good product is Tang(tm) instant breakfast drink. It's
primarily citric acid, which is the main ingredient in most DW
Tang's an inexpensive alternative, although you may have to run
the DW twice, as it's not as concentrated as our commercial
grade stuff, ie Frigidaire's 'Glisten', GE's c. acid crystals, etc.
Either fill the detergent dispenser with it, or, better yet, throw a
couple of tablespoons directly into the wash water. Be sure
you're running the machine empty, with no dishes.
Hope that's of some help.
Dave's Repair Service
New Albany, PA
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