What You Need:

  • Twenty Mule Team Borax
  • Damp Sponge

How to:

  1. Sprinkle borax in the bottom of the dishwasherusing about 1/4 - cup
  2. Use a damp sponge to wipe down the indside of the dishwasher, door, and gaskets with the borax.
  3. Leave until you run the dishwasher again using your regular dishwasher detergent
  4. After the cycle, check to be sure the borax is rinsed off the gasket area.
  5. If not, use a damp sponge to wipe it down.

Linda Says:

There is no need to remove the borax from the dishwasher before running it. It is a natural mineral and will not damage the dishwasher or any dishes. It actually kicks your detergent up a notch.
Cleaning Tip Title: Dishwasher Odor
WP Forms Entry ID: 823


  1. Dishwasher smell
  2. Dishwasher stinks
  3. Smell in dishwasher
  4. How do I get the smell out of my dishwasher
  5. Stinky dishwasher
  6. Smelly dishwasher

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