email@example.com (Pat) writes:
| I've been on-and-off
| hold for about an hour with Maytag. They say you should completely
| rinse EVERY dish that goes in the dishwasher.
This is the kind of thing you should ask to get in writing... so you
can sell it to the competition for their advertising campaigns...
If I had a dishwasher that needed rinsed dishes I'd get a new one. My
2000-ish whirlpool isn't quite as 'hungry' as my 1970's Kenmore was-
but I've seen it eat lots of solubles like mashed potatoes, squash,
[btw- also have a very 'sheddy' dog and never saw any dog hair in the
dishwasher. And I wash his dishes in there.]
The trouble is dog hair is not soluble in water, or any common
household chemical, for that matter. I would just rinse dishes that
were around the dog to get any loose hair off before putting them in
ths dishwasher. I don't see how hair could getinto the machine unless
the dog crawls in at night to find a nice warm dark place to sleep.
Um, is the filter that's getting clogged something he could just take care
of himself, say, weekly?
As for pre-rinsing the manual says nothing about that except if you don't
plan to wash for a long time you should run a rinse cycle on the machine.
All it says is:
"Remove leftover food, bones, toothpicks and other
hard items from the dishes. Remove labels from containers before
This is from this manual. Not the most expensive Maytag.
Pat, Pat, Pat. Do we gotta tell you everything? Stick your bald head in
there. Close the door. Turn it on, but don't forget the soap and stuff to
make the dishes shiny. Your head bald head will act like a magnet and take
the hair out instantly.
BTW, you only have one more chance to actually ask a relevant question, or I
will personally stick you in MY dishwasher and leave you there.
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