Written by Devon

How do I descale my dishwasher?

To descale your dishwasher, use a professional descaling agent, vinegar, or soda. It is important that you regularly descale your dishwasher to prevent limescale deposits. This way you ensure that your dishwasher does not get clogged and your dishes continue to clean properly. Depending on the water hardness and the use of your dishwasher, you have to do this about twice a year.

Professional descaling agent

Ontkalkingsmiddel in de vaatwasser strooien

Before using the descaler, first run a program of approximately 60 degrees. Make sure your dishwasher is empty and you do not add detergent. In the manual of your device you can see which program washes at this temperature. After 30 minutes you open the dishwasher and spread the descaler on the bottom. Run the same program again.

Vinegar or soda

Sproeiarm van een vaatwasser

A well-known tip is to use a cup of soda or vinegar. However, I do not recommend this because a wrong dosage will damage your dishwasher. Do you want to do this? First run a pre-rinse program to remove any food residue from your dishwasher. Make sure the dishwasher is empty and you do not add detergent. Then spread a small cup of soda or vinegar over the bottom of the device. Now select the program with the highest temperature and let it run.


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