Start by reading the directions
Alfa Photostudio/Shutterstock Even the best dishwasher won’t perform at its peak when you don’t load it properly. Your first clue is contained right in your owner’s manual! Whenever you buy a new dishwasher, save the manual and check for any special instructions on how to load it. If your appliance isn’t new, dig out that manual or look it up on the Internet. Then follow those directions! Avoid these common mistakes that people always make when loading their dishwasher.