Best way to wash your dishes

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Having a dishwasher is already a time saver, but optimising its use can get you cleaner dishes without as much effort. Even if you don't have a dishwasher, don't worry, there are some simple ways that you can create a more effective dish washing routine using your own two hands. The very first dishwasher was created in 1850 in the U.S by Joel Houghton and was a hand-powered wooden device that worked by turning a crank. The first reliable dishwasher created in 1887 by Josephine Cochrane and was released in 1893 at the World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois. The first electric dishwasher was made by Miele in 1929 in Europe, and it really changed the way people did dishes. But only the wealthy could afford them for a long time until the 1970s when they became more commonplace in the average household. By 2010, the dishwasher had gained energy conserving features as well as high-tech sensors that can detect the food on the dishes. Now there is also eco friendly dishwasher soap to help reduce the impact on the planet, and more and more people use this eco friendly dishwasher soap in place of the chemical laden soaps and detergents.

So as you can guess, since the style and function of the dishwasher has changed so much over the years, the way we load it has probably changed too. On the News website, Tanya Rivero asks reported Ellon Byron to share the right way to load our dishwashers so that they clean our dishes properly. How to load a dishwasher can become the start of arguments in many households, and many people have a very distinct idea of how it "should" be done. From rinsing the dishes to placing the cutlery in upright, to only placing certain items on the top dishwasher rack. But does all of this really matter? Yes and no. Like Martha Steward says, It's more about the don'ts of the dishwasher than the organisation of it. Cleaning tips people should remember are; don't put China and cast iron cookware in the dishwasher of course. With the technology of newer dishwashers, they are made to be able to clean your dishes well no matter how they're stacked. One thing she mentions that's really interesting is not to rinse your dishes before you put them into the dishwasher, which could make some people feel like they're cheating. Since there are sensors to sense the food on the plates, you're actually taking some of the work away from the machine so leave all of that food on them.

Now, if you don't have a dishwasher, there are some cleaning tips just for you that will help make cleaning your dishes go a lot smoother. Plus, it will leave you with sparkling dishes. First of all, make sure you have a really clean sink before you fill it up with hot water and dish soap. Fill it with the warmest water you can stand comfortably. Stack all of your dishes and organise them into categories; plates, glasses, cutlery, utensils. Always wash the glassware first, this ensures nice, clean glasses since the water is at it's warmest and cleanest. Then, clean your dishes from cleanest to dirtiest. You can move to your cutlery next, or your plates and bowls, or the other way around. Then finish up last with your pots and pans. If your water gets too dirty or oily, be sure to drain it and fill up your sink with new, fresh water. Enjoy these cleaning tips and more from the News website and make cleaning your dishes as easy as possible.***

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