LPT: Your dishwasher will pretty much run for ages if you add a cup of white vinegar to an empty cycle every few months or so, depending on the hardness of your water.

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This subreddit seems to have regular supply of information about magical properties of vinegar. Just curious: are you guys an organised vinegar lobby, or just random assorted vinegar producers?l

grillgorilla

My dishwasher will sometimes get a stink to it. I’ll put 250 mL (1 cup) of vinegar in a small glass on the top rack and it will eliminate the smell.

Positronic_Matrix

It can also ruin gaskets over time

Gadbwah

serious question — would this also work for my washing machine, hot water heater, toilets, and refrigerator?

Cletus-from-Kansas

How do you add the cup? I just use those dishwasher pods and put in the compartment, so I’m not sure where a full cup of a liquid would go.

tastyeggroll87