How do you clean dishwasher with white vinegar?

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Vinegar is acidic and will attack limescale. White vinegar is therefore useful to descale a kettle in hard water areas in preference to expensive chemicals. It is also less harmful should you drink any and has a strong taste so you can tell it has been washed out. It will react more vigorously when hot so be careful when boiling the kettle with too strong a solution in it.
Similarly for dishwashers use neat on scaled areas but rinse well and do not leave on for too long without testing a small area first. When reaction with limescale takes place gas is produced so don't heat up in sealed containers.
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