How to Clean the Dishwasher Filter

Video Transcript

Hey guys! I know it sounds ironic, but you definitely want to make sure you wash your dishes before you put them in the dishwasher. The reason being is the dishwasher is not the same thing as your garbage disposal. And it’s really difficult for it to process food and often times it’ll clog the drain. Usually the telltale sign of that is after you run a load, you’ll notice at the bottom of the dishwasher, you’ll have a pull water built up at the bottom of the tub. Most dishwashers will have a filter at the bottom that catches all the food particles. You’ll want to clear that out. Just clean it out in the sink and replace.