Many of our past posts have focused on the drain, toilet, and faucets. We’ve kind of neglected the dishwasher, which can also be the location of many plumbing woes. We’ll list the type of dishes and items that are never dishwasher-safe.
Not all dishwashers have garbage disposal capabilities; some only have filters. The hot water and water jets may break up some of the food particles, but these can clog the filter. If you system only has a filter, you must clear food debris before loading dishes into the washer. This goes for commercial dishwashers as well. Next to a poorly maintained grease trap, a clogged dishwasher pipe is the next most commonplace repair for our commercial plumbers. Continue Reading →