Monthly Archives: April 2016

Why Pre-rinsing Leads to Dirtier Dishes

Unloading clean dishes from dishwasherIf you are pre-rinsing your dishes before loading them into the dishwasher, you are not only wasting your time and water, you are also causing them to come out dirtier.

Most newer dishwashers — those sold within the past five years and costing more than $500 —  have a sensor that determines how thorough a wash is needed. “If you’ve already rinsed off much of the muck, the sensor misreads the dishes as already fairly clean,” writes ConsumerReports.org.

Your dishwasher detergent is also designed to “attach themselves to food particles,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “Without food, the enzymes have nothing to latch onto, says P&G.”

While you do not need to Continue reading

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Why is There Water on The Inside Walls of My Fridge?

Refrigerator Door Gasket PN 216522309If there is sweating or water condensation inside your fridge, say on the walls of your refrigerator, check the gasket or seal around your refrigerator.

If the gasket is loose, cracked or sagging, then cold air is escaping from your fridge. leading to:
• sweating or condensation inside your fridge
• ice forming on the freezer walls
• temperatures inside refrigerator is warmer than normal.

To test the seal on your refrigerator, take Continue reading

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