How to clean a dishwasher

If your dishwasher isn’t scrubbing up, follow our graphic guide to get yours back into shape again

15 Jan 2016


Are your dishes still coming up dirty after washing? Or is your glassware covered in tell-tale water marks?

If your dishwasher isn’t doing its job anymore, it may be in need of a clean. Follow our graphic guide to learn how to clean your dishwasher.

Tip: adding salt to your dishwasher will stop limescale from building up and improve cleaning performance. To maintain your dishwasher once you’ve cleaned it, make sure to top up the salt dispenser at the back of your machine.

You can wash more efficiently with the Samsung ecobubble WF80F5E0W4W, for a cool wash that’s just as effective as a warm one. Get the Samsung ecobubble WF80F5E0W4W

Or for maximum cleaning power without the background noise, try the super-quiet Hotpoint WMFUG742G

Take care of sensitive skin with the Bosch WAE28462GB that removes 99.9% of allergens thanks to its Allergy+ tech.  Get the Bosch WAE28462GB

See our dishwasher buying guide