It’s so important to keep your dishwasher in good shape. Any issues with the machine can directly affect how your dishes come out at the end of a wash cycle. Some dishwasher issues could even damage your dinnerware – particularly things like delicate glasses and silver cutlery. Keeping your dishwasher maintained also reduces the chance that you’ll need to carry out major repairs or replacements. We’ve covered the basics of how to maintain your dishwasher below.