How to Clean a Dishwasher Interior Naturally with Vinegar

By Hunker Contributor

White vinegar can be used all around your house to clean, brighten and disinfect so many things, including the interior of your dishwasher. It's natural and non-toxic, so it's safe to use around children and pets. Easily remove built-up soap scum and grime in your dishwasher by using this natural cleaning method twice a month.

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Clean your dishwasher once a month with safe, economical white vinegar.

Step 1

Empty your dishwasher of all dishes and utensils.

Step 2

Pour 1 cup white vinegar into your dishwasher and run it through a full hot-water cycle.

Step 3

There's no need to rinse the wishwasher before running your next load of dishes.