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


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.


It can also ruin gaskets over time


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


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.