We're wrapping up the "Does It Work?" Challenge with a suburban legend. For years I've heard that you can use powdered lemonade mix to clean the rust stains out of your dishwasher. So, in honor of cleaning and organization month, we're putting the powder to the test to answer the burning question, does it work?
Oh, this is good! Not only is Future Girl's clean/dirty dishwasher sign practical it's hilarious.
I know, I know. It seems entirely counterintuitive. It seems a bit lazy. Perhaps even unsanitary.
But the reason your dishwasher isn't getting all your flat- and serveware entirely clean?
Dishwashers can do more interesting stuff than just cleaning your dishes. Here's some other items that could stand a stint in the dishwasher.
10. Glass light fixtures. (Light cycle.)
9. Vegetable brushes and pot scrubbers. (Top rack might be the way to go here.)
8. Plastic baby toys. (Preferably ones without batteries, but even those could survive a stint in the washer. See proof here.)
7. Plastic desktop paraphernalia, like pen cups and paperclip...