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Redish color film appears on the inside of my dishwasher, the racks, spray arms..etc.

I have a redish color film of some sort that covers every part of the inside of my dishwasher after I run it. I have scrubbed it out with bleach several times, but it keeps reappearing. Help! I've stopped using the dishwasher because it has become such a problem. And I don't want my family eating off the dishes not knowing what I'm dealing with.

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The problem is hard water. www.dishwasherfilter.com has a new product out that solves this problem once and for all. it filters the water going into the dishwasher removing the hard minerals that leave those spots. it is very affordable and guaranteed to work or your money back. you will love the way your dishes look.

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Hard water is what it is....sulfur...get a test kit and test the water coming out of your tap? you may neeed a water softner

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