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Film on dishes

After the dish waser runs all the dishes have a white scaley film on them

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  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    THe solution given does _not_ help someone renting an apartment. I have the same problem and no-way is the apartment owner (a large corporation) going to even permit me to pay a plumber to make this modification.



    I think it has to do with build-up in the drainage system, so that the dirty then rinse water never completely drains, instead putting soap film left over on the dishes/glasses/utensils.



    There must be some product to put in the dishwasher then rin it (without dishes) to disolve any buildup in the filter/drainage system inside the dishwasher.

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Use a rinse aid. However if you use a soap with a rinse aid already in it, do not use a seperate rinse aid with that. To much rinse aid will cause the same effect as no rinse aid at all. Run a product like Dishwasher Magic or Glisten through it periodacally. You can get these at the grocery store. Make sure your water is hot going into the machine by running hot water in the sink first.

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The problem is hard water. this is a new product out called the dishwasher filtration system and it actually filters the water going into the dishwasher. i tried everything to get my dishes clean but nothing worked until i tried this system. my glasses all had a white, cloudy look to them and it was terrible. you can get it at www.dishwasherfilter.com. it is very affordable and works amazing. the filter fits right under the sink and solves the problem immediately. if you use the discount code DFMTEN you will get 10% off

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