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End The War Over The Right Way To Load The Dishwasher

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One of the things I had time to do over the Christmas break was read all the magazines sitting in a pile on my coffee table. The most life-changing tidbit was in Real Simple. It was about dishwashers.

I don’t have one right now, but when I lived with my boyfriend I did. And we both had strong opinions about how it should be operated (as I’m sure most of you do). As you might have guessed, our opinions were differing. I liked to do a lot of pre-rinsing before loading. He did not.

According to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive, we were not alone. About 40 percent of couples argue about the proper way to load the dishwasher. The main points of contention are ahem, pre-rinsing and loading techniques. The debate is over once and for all. The RIGHT way to do both of those things after the jump. Keep reading »

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