Author Topic: Dishwasher Leaves White Film On Dishes  (Read 24739 times)

Offline JWWebster

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Re: Dishwasher Leaves White Film On Dishes
« Reply #15 on: June 21, 2012, 10:39:19 AM »
Plan B wash the dayum thangs in the sink like Grandma did . :D
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Offline haroldsappliance

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Re: Dishwasher Leaves White Film On Dishes
« Reply #16 on: June 21, 2012, 12:19:22 PM »
Limeshine is a proven product. It will remove white film even from blackwear. It works.

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Re: Dishwasher Leaves White Film On Dishes
« Reply #17 on: June 23, 2012, 01:11:15 AM »
Have a look at this video.

Here's another article along those same lines, but the article is almost two years old, and a little  outdated.

Consumer Reports has now done extensive testing and research on most dishwasher detergents, and they have found some phosphor-free products to be bad, some not so bad, and a few that actually work well on hard water

Here is a small article that briefly talks about their results.  Check out the photo showing the results of different detergents on glass dishes.
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Re: Dishwasher Leaves White Film On Dishes
« Reply #18 on: June 28, 2012, 12:08:35 AM »
In New Orleans we have really hard water.  This is a very common service call.  I'm at the point now that if they tell me that the DW has a white residue I just tell them to make sure they are using a rinse aid, to add vinegar to the dishwasher and to use the detergent in the packs.


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