Dishwasher stains and marks section

All the common problems with dishes, cutlery, glasses, pots and pans not coming out of your dishwasher spotless.

This section details all the common problems, residues and issues as well as advice on how to resolve the problem, most often with the need for an engineer to visit to repair your dishwasher.

Title Hits
Residues And Dirt On Glasses Washed In A Dishwasher Hits: 10608
Spotting And Filming On Glassware Washed In A Dishwasher Hits: 20149
Permanent Clouding Of Glassware In A Dishwasher Hits: 10592
Iridescence Or Rainbow Effect On Glass In A Dishwasher Hits: 7129
Mechanical Scratching Or Chatter Marks In A Dishwasher Hits: 3631
Chemical Scratch Marks In A Dishwasher Hits: 3825
Printed Pattern On Glassware Fading In A Dishwasher Hits: 3749
Stainless Steel Rusting In A Dishwasher Hits: 10233
Pitting Of Cutlery In A Dishwasher Hits: 6526
Silver Tarnishing In A Dishwasher Hits: 6576
Baked Or Dried On Residues In A Dishwasher Hits: 6110
Dishwasher Poor Cleaning Results Hits: 6169
Discolouration Of Aluminium In A Dishwasher Hits: 6358
Plastic Items Distort In A Dishwasher Hits: 3383
Plastic Items Turning Orange Or Pink In A Dishwasher Hits: 8917
Yellow Or Brown Discolouration On Plastics In A Dishwasher Hits: 6339
Black Discolouration Or Mildew In A Dishwasher Hits: 5192
Dishwasher Not Cleaning - Leaving Residue On Dishes Hits: 17100
Dull Surfaces On Dishes Washed In A Dishwasher Hits: 7251
Pattern Or Colour Fading On Dishes Washed In A Dishwasher Hits: 5608
Dishwasher Causing Mechanical Scratching On Plates Hits: 3557
Dishwasher Causing Chemical Scratching On China Hits: 4836
Dishwasher Scratch Marks On China Hits: 4747
Dishwasher Fails To Remove Tea And Coffee Stains Hits: 14017
Damage To Plate Rims In A Dishwasher Hits: 4184
Dishwasher Overfoaming - Too Much Foam Hits: 7924
White Film Inside A Dishwasher Hits: 13018
Soap Residue And Undissolved Dishwasher Tablets Hits: 12376
Glasses And China Not Dry In Dishwasher Hits: 4864

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 Most marks and stains that you will get on dishes, cutlery and glass in a dishwasher are easily explained and most often not an actual fault with your dishwasher but just a case of knowing what the problem is and how to solve it. In this section we explain the most common causes of dishwasher stains and marks and tell you how to revent them.

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