How much soap should I put in my washing machine and dishwasher? Should I rinse dishes before putting them in the dishwasher?
Because most appliances have evolved radically since we learned how to use them from our parents and they are made to use far less water now than older machines, we’re probably not using these appliances correctly. Our dishes and clothes may not be coming out as clean as they could be. And we may also be damaging the machines.
Learn what you are doing wrong in this article from the New York Times.