Dishwasher Mold

cas20May 10, 2012

We recently moved into a house with relatively new appliances. There is a GE Quiet 3 Dishwasher which has mold/mildew on the bottom where the door closes. Any suggestions on what the best route is to get rid of it?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

The mold or the dishwasher?

Just kidding ...

The cheapest and easiest way is to mix 3/4 cup Clorox or other Chlorine Bleach in one gallon of water and use the solution to clean off the mold. Used in this fashion, on non-porous surfaces, the bleach will kill the mold. Once you have it all clean, ensure that the dishwasher is not leaking during operation. This could occur due to a faulty fill valve or flood sensor or a damaged/deformed door seal.

Please be sure not to mix the bleach with any other household chemical unless you have a background in Chemistry and a thorough understanding of the periodic table of elements. :)

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 12:28PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I would also suggest adding a drop or two of dish soap to that gallon of water.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 4:14PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Wolf is increasing the BTUs on front burners
When I called the Wolf showroom in Atlanta, I was told...
Noxious new oven smell ??
Our new Electrolux wave-touch double oven is wonderful,...
How much Hood CFM to get for Wolf's 6-Burner Rangetop?
Let's say I use all 6 burners at once sometimes (not...
24' Appliances: Liebherr or Fagor?? Bertazzoni or other?
Can anyone weigh in on small space appliances? While...
New Bluestar RCS model - Any Info? (RCS366BV2)
Most of the 36" RCS models are RCS36IRV1 right...
Sponsored Products
KOHLER Kitchen Octave Top Mount Stainless Steel 22x33x9.313 4-Hole Equal Double
Home Depot
Los Angeles Dodgers Game Time Mug
$11.99 | zulily
Bianca Blue Leaf Mist 16-piece Earthenware Dinnerware Set
Red Vanilla Vanilla Organic Blue 13 in. Serving Bowl - HLG200-259
$30.17 | Hayneedle
Magefesa Deliss Stainless Steel 7 Piece Cookware Set - 01BXDELIS07
$52.99 | Hayneedle
Texas Rangers Game Time Jar
$8.99 | zulily
Design House Madison Single Handle Kitchen Faucet with Sprayer - 525790
$190.00 | Hayneedle
Santa Fe Style Ceramic Mug,15 oz- Green (Pack of 4)
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™