Your dishwasher is meant to make your life effortless and easy. Probably for most Bonita Springs’ homeowners, they adore the comfort that it has to offer since washing dishes is not really fun. One appliance breakdown can quickly result in your kitchen nightmare.
Sometimes bad things happen. Your trusted dishwasher stops working. Take a moment of your time and attention to these 5 dishwasher signs (for repair or replacement) to catch, detect, and prevent your appliance from total breakdown.
Sign No.1: Your dishes don’t feel hot.
Perhaps the most significant factor in clean, germ-free dishes is hot, boiling water. If you’re getting rid of your dishes from the washer in a timely manner post-cycle and they are not coming out toasty and steamy, there may be a problem with the heating coil.
This is what makes your tap water extremely hot to disinfect the load; if it’s cracked, the probability is it’s going to be pretty pricey to repair or replace. It is advisable just to get a brand new machine.
Sign No.2: You notice rust.
Every now and then, wipe the floor beneath the dishwasher with a paper towel or light-colored cloth. If you see flakes of rust, that simply means water is discharging and getting into places it shouldn’t. You might want to get a new dishwasher sooner rather than later.
Sign No.3: You have a loose or defective door.
If the latch doesn’t close properly and securely, the washer won’t be functional. A plain latch repair may be in order or, more seriously, this could be a sign that the machine has warped from leakage.
It goes to show, prepare your budget for a new replacement unless you want to wash your dishes by hand from now on.
Sign No.4: Draining is defective.
Another sign, if once you are finished with a cycle, you notice a pool of water under your dishwasher, that’s a drain issue.
However, double-check first to see in case bits of food or other rubbish are clogging the drain and can stop water from filtering out after the cycle is finished, or you always have the option of hiring a plumber to do it for you.
Sign No.5: Failure to be energy efficient.
While this might not be as a top priority as the above issues, the energy efficiency of your appliance is a factor you should take into consideration.
Usually, dishwashers have a lifespan of 10 years, check if yours has 10 years or more, if it does, it probably has reached its prime and needs replacement anytime.
Generally speaking, if you see any of the signs listed above, then you will most likely want to change the appliance. It may be the right time to give the professionals a call.
However, if you just want to have your dishwasher checkup, or you want to learn more about our services for all types of home appliances, feel free to contact Florida’s Number 1 Doctor of Appliances, Appliance Doctor, today!
Appliance Doctor, since 1993, has been serving residents of Naples, Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Marco Island, Bonita Springs, Estero, and all Southwest Florida, for all major name brand appliances.
We are used to the convenience and sanitary advantages of a dishwasher, it is not acceptable to be back to hand washing dishes!
Whether it’s a leakage, electrical, or other problem, the repair can be complex and difficult to achieve if you are trying to do it yourself. Calling the Doctor should be your first thought!
Appliance Doctor Inc. has the dishwasher repair technicians that will diagnose the problem and provide the fix, with same day service for most major brands.
To learn more about how we can help you repair your dishwasher problem, check out our link at http://bit.ly/appliancedoctor-dishwasherrepair.
We regularly service the major brand names in our service area and have the experience and trust of our customers in fixing your home appliances such as:
- Freezer and Ice Maker
- Ranges and Oven
- Garbage Disposal
Contact us at:
- 239-992-0505 (Estero/Bonita Springs)
- 239-936-0111 (Fort Myers)
- 239-540-9500 (Cape Coral)
- 239-434-7546 (Naples)
- 239-642-0505 (Marco Island)
- 239-732-0111 (East Naples)