Things You Should Not Put In Your Dishwasher

A dishwasher is the workhorse of the kitchen because it cleans dirty dishes in the most efficient manner. Had a dishwasher not been there, then you would have cleaned all dishes on your own. Doing dishes is not just time-consuming, but very irritating. Moreover, it makes the back hurt because your upper body will bend down towards the kitchen sink. So, a dishwasher is the most important appliance for your kitchen. If you don’t have one, then you can buy it after reading reviews of best dishwasher consumer reports. But, you can’t clean everything in a dishwasher, so let’s find out which kitchen utensils you should keep away from your dishwasher.

  1. Sharp knives
  2. Hollow-handled knives
  3. Cast iron
  4. Hand painted ceramics and stoneware
  5. China with metallic decoration
  6. Nonstick pans and pots
  7. Crystal
  8. Pressure cooker lids
  9. Gold-colored flatware
  10. Aluminum cookware
  11. Bronze, brass, and pewter
  12. Wood
  13. Plastic dishware
  14. Acrylic dishware
  15. Travel mugs
  16. Anything with paper labels

There are many more things, so let me give you a tip. You should only put those dishes in the dishwasher on which ‘dishwasher safe’ is written. If you are not sure about certain dishes, then you can search about them on the internet, but don’t make the mistake of putting dishes in the dishwasher, which are not meant for it because it will not just damage those dishes, but your dishwasher as well.