How to fix Dishwasher doesn't drain?

Answer First you check the drain hose and the drain that it is hooked up too for obstructions. Depending on the machine,there is a check valve, gate valve, drain pump, check them for obstructions too. If... Read More »

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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 »

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