Got a new Danby dishwasher, it has a container for water softener salt. I am
having trouble finding it and even finding information on it. Any help would
be appreiciated. I suspect the salt for a dishwasher is in smaller
granualtion than a regular water softener.
I've never seen special salt for a dishwasher. Actually, I've never seen a
dishwasher with a salt compartment or softener.
Salt for softeners is available at any hardware store, Wal Mart, Home
Depot, etc. I have no reason to think that a DW would use a smaller pellet.
Try using 'Glass Magic' additive for dishwashers. They don't recommend
consistent usage but it counteracts and cleans the dishwasher of hard water
buildup. I bought some of this to clean lime scale off my glasses and it did
the trick and cleaned the dishwasher nicely.
You can get Glass Magic from Walmart.
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You can check out the product manual here:
Unfortunately, I wasn't able to find a reference to a specific salt
product, other than it being noted that one should use a salt designed
for dishwashers. You may have to contact the company directly to find a
source. I believe this feature is more commonly found in dishwashers
sold in Europe.
Their contact information is located here:
I had occasion to use a Danby Dishwasher at a vacation home and was quite
impressed. I only wish they made a full size 24" built-in. I would buy
one in a heartbeat.
The water is very hard where I live and I'm sure I would benefit from the
Integerated water softner system.
Wayne in Phoenix
If there's a nit to pick, some nitwit will pick it.
Look for Somat dishwashing salt; some Miele dishwashers have built-in water
softeners and this is the salt they recommend. You can buy it over the web,
but dealers who sell Miele dishwashers usually carry Somat products as well.
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