The only thing worse than running out of clean clothes is realizing you’re also out of detergent when it comes time to clean them. So Whirlpool is introducing a new washing machine and dryer with Amazon Dash’s replacement service built right in ensuring you’ll always have enough soap or fabric softener on hand.
The dishwasher! The perennial optimization problem. Even the chronically untidy have been known to harbor strong opinions on efficient loading technique. But did you know dishwasher manuals actually include photos and illustrations of ideal rack layouts? (Be honest – did you even realize your dishwasher had a manual?)
Today, roughly 75 percent of American households have a dishwasher. But this wonder of modern kitchen science still lags well behind refrigerators and microwaves — which are both over 95 percent. The automatic dishwasher was the high-tech promise of the 1920s. And the 1950s. And the 1970s. So why has the dishwasher…
Everything inside your dishwasher might be sparkling and squeaky clean, but loading it with dishes and cutlery all day has probably left it a greasy mess on the outside. A disgusting downside that Miele intends to alleviate with automatic doors on its latest dishwashers—which open with a simple knock.
When was the last time you had to salt your perishables, got dishpan hands, or beat your laundry against a washboard? Chances are, not recently. Your home appliances do so much for you, shouldn't you return the love? Here's how to keep your domestic machine in peak condition without putting on a tool belt.
Dishwashers are boss at cleaning dishes without getting your hands wet. They're also a perfect home—because of their hot and moist temperature—for black yeast to grow. Black yeast, as you can probably imagine, is very not good.
I've lost nearly as many wine glasses to the dishwasher's fickle flow as I have to my own 2am clumsiness—and that's saying something. But the clunkily named Tether Stemware Saver might just save me from those shards.
For some crazy reason, Miele's Futura Diamond dishwasher will only be chilling Europeans' beer glasses this summer. Blame your plumbing, Yanks. But for the Europeans reading this, the special rinse and hold cycle should get those pint glasses positively frosty.
Ultrasonic cleaning techniques have been around in the jewelry circles for a while, but they haven't yet made it into our kitchens. Until now.
These two-drawer dishwashers should be standard in dorm rooms. You can run each one separately to manage load sizes and conserve water usage. This way you can throw frequently used things such as cups and utensils in the top and run it while you prep the bottom part with your cooking dishes and big plates. It starts…