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18 inch dishwasher Where can I buy Dishwasher SALT?

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Dishwasher salt? I use regular, cheap rock salt that they sell in big bags in the winter.

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You should buy a dishwasher salt (don't put in cooking salt !!!!!) The dishwasher salt is a particular grade of crystalline sodium chloride intended for use in dishwashers.

Posted on Sep 16, 2007

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SOURCE: Salt tray full of water

Just pour a bag of dishwasher salt in water will come out.Then light goes out.

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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i have had this dishwasher sdw60 for 18 months and it just keeps beeping, i have cleaned it ,turned it off at the mains it just dont wont to work. please help.

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

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SOURCE: Flashing lights on Hotpoint FDL570 Dishwasher

I had an identical problem with the salt and rinse aid lights on the left and the drying and end lights on the right flashing shortly after switching the dishwasher on. When I pulled it out, as this was the only way to look at the pipework, I noticed a big kink in the water hose. Removing this and obviously sorting out the flow problem has resolved the issue.

Posted on Apr 08, 2010

SOURCE: my dishwasher says that it needs salt what sort of

HOW MUCH SALT DO I NEED TO ADD?


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shim.gifYour machine may have a float indicator or a warning light to tell you when salt needs adding to the water softener. Often float indicators are difficult to see, and there is no accurate guide as to how much salt you need to add. Quite simply, just add granular salt to the reservoir until it won't take any more!


The softener will use the salt to replenish itself each time you wash. As an approximate guide, you should do a full top up about once a month. If your machine doesn't have a warning light, a good way to remember to check and / or top up is to do it on a regular day of the month (e.g. the first Saturday or the 15th)

CAN I USE ORDINARY TABLE SALT?

No. Table, cooking, rock and sea salts may contain additives that can actually increase water hardness. Also, the fine consistency of some of these salts mean they are likely to clog when wet. Always use granular dishwasher salt because it is very pure and is the right consistency for use in your machine.

Granular salt is the ONLY type of salt that should be used to regenerate the softener. Be aware that some varieties of 'dishwasher salt' use Dead Sea salt. This variety may contain minute insoluble organic matter that may adversely affect the resin within your softener over time. If you are in doubt about the origins of the salt, ask the retailer or manufacturer.

Posted on Sep 30, 2010

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Do you need to put salt in the dishwasher. If using tablets detergent ...where to put it ?


A lot of dishwashers do not have salt dispensers. If it does, the salt is added to a container which has a lid on the base (floor) on the inside under the bottom basket. Unscrew the lid and add the salt. Use normal pool salt. It is the same as "special dishwasher salt" that you pay a lot for. When full, the salt will last for 12 to 18 months. Most machines that have a salt container, also have a warning light on the panel to let you know it needs refilling. Dishwasher tablets do not add salt to the machine. Make sure you wipe up any salt that you may have spilt on the base of the machine, it will stain or rust the cabinet.

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HI,

You can buy dishwasher salt in almost every supermarket. It can usually be found in the section with other household cleaning products such as soaps and washing powders. Make sure you are buying dishwasher salt. Do not use table salt or any other type of salt not designed for use with dishwashers.

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Salt in the dishwasher or the water softener?

Did you check with the dishwasher manufacturer? Do you have an instruction book?

If a water softener, you use rock or sea salt available at your local Ace Hardware or other fine retailer in your area. If your dishwasher is making soft water for your machine, probably the same ... rock or sea salt.



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Hi there,

Well Dishwasher salt is a particular grade of sodium chloride salt, and is used for recharging the built-in ion-exchange resins of the water softener in dishwashers that have a built-in water softener. The salt particles are larger than the size of table salt particles, and dissolves slowly enough that it will not clog the softener unit. This salt does not have added iodide salts, and it should have minimal amounts of iron and manganese salts. Some dishwasher detergents are marketed as not needing dishwasher salts. These detergents use higher levels of phosphate that increases the solubility of hard water ions. Never use table salt or detergent in the salt compartment of your dishwasher as this will damage your water softener unit. You can purchase the dishwasher salt from the below link -

http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/grocery-categories/Dishwasher_Salt_In_Tesco.html

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