As a food blogger, I rely heavily upon my dishwasher. Just a little bit ago, I was without one and realized how much I truly cannot do without one. When I got my dishwasher replaced, I was hoping that I wouldn’t have to rinse all of my dishes before placing them in the dishwasher. I soon learned that I could not do this if I want my dishes to be truly clean. Enter the Finish Sticky Dish Challenge. Nothing ticks me off more than going to unload a dish washer of “clean dishes” only to find that the dishes aren’t clean and I now have to turn around to soak them and wash them by hand.
The holiday season also gets even crazier for me.
I tend to do more cooking and baking at this time of year and just don’t have time to worry about rinsing my dishes or wondering if they will be clean when I go to take them out of the dishwasher.
So was so excited when I was recently asked to take the Finish Sticky Dish Challenge. Here is how I took the challenge.
I placed my messy, sticky, and difficult-to-clean dishes in the washer. This included dishes that had been coated with bbq sauce, potato casserole, eclair pie. It also included the dishes these things were made with too. They were all really dirty and coated with food. I normally would never place my dishes in the dishwasher like that!
I put the dishes right into the dishwasher (no pre-rinsing!) and let them sit there until morning.
The next day, ran the dishwasher with Finish® Quantum®.
Now Finish® Quantum® has 3-chamber technology that releases agents that breaks down food residues: It’s so powerful, there’s no need to pre-rinse! It’s also wrapper free!
It releases each agent when needed during the cycle. The Rinsing Gel Powerball® works to wash away residues for sparkling clean glasses and dishes. The Powerful Scrubbing Microbeads break down even the toughest food residues so they can be washed away. Finally, the PowermaxTM Bleach attacks tough stains like tea and coffee.
The results of the challenge really surprised me. I couldn’t believe how clean the dishes came out. They were sparkling clean. The one thing I was hoping it would do is remove the ring around my drinking glasses that has remained from previous washings using a different detergent and rinse aid. Unfortunately, it didn’t remove that from my glasses. However, all in all I was pleased with how clean they were, much more than my usual detergent.
I also love the fact that I don’t have to worry about pouring in a rinse aid. Usually, that is a mess all in itself. I also don’t always remember to look and see if the rinse aid is full each time I go to run my washer. If I don’t have my rinse aid in my dish washer, the dishes – especially anything glass – do not come out of the rinse cycle looking very pretty.
You can join the #FinishRevolution and take the challenge yourselves. You can go to the Facebook page and get your own sample to test at home. Then you can share your experience using the hashtag #FinishRevolution. You can also check out their YouTube channel.