Does your dishwasher's effectiveness seem to be a wash lately? Many of today's dishwashers have self-cleaning filters, but some older dishwashers have filters that need periodic attention.
Here's a tip to help you restore your dishwasher's effectiveness. Check for a filter at the bottom of the unit. Cleaning or replacing the inexpensive filter may restore your dishwasher's cleaning power at a fraction of the cost of a new appliance.