Indicative Signs That Your Dishwasher Appliance May be in Need of Repair

Fred's Appliance
May 22, 2014

While once seen as a luxury, dishwashers are becoming an appliance that many of us cannot live without. Due to their efficiency, and the superior way in which they clean and sanitize dishes, many families rely on their dishwasher to ensure that they have clean dishes to use. With an appliance that one uses so frequently, it is then important to ensure that it is working properly by having it serviced and repaired. Yet, other than for periodic maintenance, many homeowners do not know how they will know if their dishwasher needs to be repaired. Fortunately, there are a few key signs one can look for that can indicate that your system needs to be repaired. Here are just a few of the many signs that can indicate that you may be in need of dishwasher appliance repair.

You Dishes are Not Getting Clean

While it may sound obvious that dishes coming out of a dishwasher dirty is indicative that your dishwasher needs to be repaired, many homeowners assume that when their dishes come out dirty it is because they overfilled their dishwasher, or because something was blocking the water stream. While this can be the case, if this is continuing to happen even after you have made several adjustments to the way in which you load your dishwasher, then it is likely that your appliance is not working correctly and needs to be repaired.

Your Dishwasher Leaks

A leaking dishwasher can be a serious issue, as a small leak can quickly turn into a safety hazard. Furthermore, continuous water leakage can cause damage to your floors and can cause mold to grow in your kitchen. However, many homeowners who try to address this issue themselves find that it is difficult for them to locate the source/cause of the leak. It is for this reason that as soon as your dishwasher begins to leak you contact a repair specialist who can address this issue.

Poor Draining

If your dishwasher does not drain all the way, or is slow to drain, after each cycle, then it is likely that there is something preventing it from draining properly. However, there are several issues that could cause this to occur such as a clog in the dishwashers drain line. Thusly, if you have noticed that your dishwasher is no longer draining properly, it is imperative that you hire a specialist to take a look at your dishwasher.

Knowing the signs that your dishwasher may be in need of repair can help you to spot such problems before they turn into bigger issues. If you believe that there may be something wrong with your dishwasher, contact us. We can make sure that your dishwasher is running good as new again in no time.

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