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dxrobbin

09:09AM | 11/15/07
Member Since: 11/14/07
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I was wondering how do I remove mildrew from the inside racks of my dishwasher. There was standing water in it for a while and I've tried running it with dishwasher powder but the mildew is still here. Help!

Diane Robbins

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11:24AM | 11/15/07
Member Since: 11/18/98
187 lifetime posts
But to remove the mildew from mine:

Empty I ran it on Hot Wash and stopped it during the wash time, when it was full of water and added a cup (1) of bleach.

And let it finish its wash cycle.

Then ran it on rinse.

Besides my kitchen smelling like an indoor pool area it worked well.

This was minimal work.

I am sure I could have used tilex or the like and wiped it down. However, that involves many more steps. And since my method worked I was happy.

Plus i figure the bleach also killed the mold in the hoses, etc that you can't see.
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