Viking Dishwashers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

GE Dishwashers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Almost 175,000 GE Dishwashers have been recalled due to a fire hazard. GE Profile and GE Monogram Dishwashers were the two models cited in the CPSC recall. Water condensation that drips onto the electronic control board can cause a short circuit, which results in an...
How To Use Twitter To Get a New Dishwasher

How To Use Twitter To Get a New Dishwasher

Here’s a great example of the power of social media. In a story posted on The Consumerist, a man with a faulty Sears-bought Kenmore dishwasher got tired of having repairman after repairman sent to his home only to fail at their job and instead followed Doug...
Viking Dishwashers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Breath Mint for the Dishwasher

Does your dishwasher and garbage disposal suffer from bad breath? The folks at Whirlpool are banking on it. They’ve developed a special cleaner tablet that removes bad odors from both appliances. The tablet — called the affresh™ Dishwasher and...
How To Use Twitter To Get a New Dishwasher

The Saga of the Defective Dishwasher

Ever get stuck with a bum appliance? Ever been told it has to fail four times before the store will replace it? Sounds crazy, right? But it happened to James Lileks, a writer who took the time to scribe an open letter to the CEO of Best Buy detailing his ordeal.In the...
How To Use Twitter To Get a New Dishwasher

Dishwashing by Machine or Hand?

Which is better for the environment: washing dishes by hand or using a dishwasher? So far the conventional wisdom has been it’s better to use a dishwasher, but Treehugger investigated and found the answer is a little more complicated. The average dishwasher uses...