Should you wash your dishes before you put them in the dishwasher? Knives up or down? How do you wash the dishwasher that washes your dishes?
There are some surprising answers because, let's face it, nobody reads their manual. We all just do what we've done for years. But there are secrets when it comes to dishwashing success.
To Pre-Wash or Not to Pre-Wash?
If your goal is to make the machine last longer, then yes, pre-wash. If your goal is to make your own life last longer, then no.