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    Default Re: Dishwasher tips?

    Quote Originally Posted by Shinning View Post
    Put white vinegar in the rinse aid hole. Much cheaper and keep the dishwasher clean.
    Also we use 1/2 finish powder and top up with baking soda. Works great and less expensive than tablets.
    Wow. I'm so gonna give that a go when we need to top up rinse aid again. Tanks

    Also, if you are getting reside.. Is it an older model or reasonably new? Or old one used to do this (LG) and parts had started wearing on it, like the washer motor and heating element. Or new one (F&P) is pretty awesome. So much better. As for helping reduce the residue, finish and morning fresh I think it is, do a liquid for the dishwashers.

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    My tip : clean the filter!
    I saw this thread earlier and it reminded my I haven't checked mine for awhile. Ewww gross!

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    Default Dishwasher tips?

    Ignore the line that says there is no need for rinse aid with finish power ball tablets and same with quantum. Make sure the biggest openings face down (really some people can't grasp this concept), lay large knives and utensils flat under mugs on the top shelf.. Or get one with a utensils drawer if you can lol.

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    Default Dishwasher tips?

    Quote Originally Posted by sweetpeamummy View Post
    A wedge of lemon in the dishwasher with dishes when you have one makes it smell fresh.
    Thanks I'm doing this tonight

    We use aldi powder, find it's really good and only 3.99 and lasts ages!!!

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    For mums who ff.. A formula scoop is a perfect measure for powder. Not too much, not too little..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barefooted&Pregnant View Post
    Ignore the line that says there is no need for rinse aid with finish power ball tablets and same with quantum.
    The quantum instructions say you do not need to use rinse aid with them. I've been using these and just started using eco store, which also say they include rinse aid, and have had no problems (new machine though).

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    I don't use rinse aid with the quantum tablets either, why do you use it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sakabla View Post
    My tip : clean the filter!
    I saw this thread earlier and it reminded my I haven't checked mine for awhile. Ewww gross!
    Oh I know..mine was filthy..it hasn't been cleaned in 9 months!!! Yuck

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    Quote Originally Posted by DesperatelySeekingSleep View Post
    For mums who ff.. A formula scoop is a perfect measure for powder. Not too much, not too little..

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    Sorry if this is a stupid question but where does the powder go? I am using tablets at the minute

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    Quote Originally Posted by headoverfeet View Post
    I don't use rinse aid with the quantum tablets either, why do you use it?
    I used to only use quantum tablets and my dishes were always soaking! As soon as I put rinse aid in they were dry!

    My machine is a new $1200 one too!

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