Can you use drain cleaner in dishwasher?

Answer No. Many vital parts in the dishwasher are plastic. Usually, the drain hose is plastic, too. Drain cleaners are ok for PVC pipes, but too caustic for other types of plastic. Drain cleaners also cau... Read More »

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Double kitchen sink has a foul organic smell like wet roots doesn't run slow no disposal do have a dishwasher no smell there have flushed it with hot water oxyclean and drain cleaner?

Do this. Pour baking soda into both sinks until baking soda can be seen in the drain. Pour white vinegar into the baking soda. It will foam massively, so step back. Keep pouring vinegar into the ba... Read More »

You are installing granite counter tops Dishwasher drain is connected above elbow on one of the two sinks Do you need the air vent for the dishwasher?

This is generally a local code thing. We do not require it in our area and a loop is acceptable. Check with your code guy!

Can you install a new faucet with an extra spray outlet and use the dishwasher vent hole in the sink thereby connecting the dishwasher drain directly to the disposal?

Answer dishwasher drain Not sure what you mean by dishwasher vent hole, but you probably mean the air gap fitting. Some dishwashers connect directly to the disposal, with the tube going up a little... Read More »

How to Drain a Dishwasher?

A clog can prevent a dishwasher from draining water. Usually, the problem will be caused by an accumulation of food or other debris that is blocking the drain hose. The large amount of water left b... Read More »