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8 Things Never to Put in the Dishwasher


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Although there is a litany of strange things that are OK to put in the dishwasher, there are also plenty of things that shouldn’t go in there. Here are some  kitchen items that you should consider hand-washing.

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Cast Iron

Cast iron requires a little more attention and care, but shouldn’t be put in the dishwasher.

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Good Knives

They’ll dull quickly and could rust!

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Wooden Utensils

You risk having the wood warp or lose its finish.

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Nonstick Pans

The pan could  lose its nonstick qualities.

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Soft & Hard Plastic

It’s best to check with the manufacturer.

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Baking Sheets

They can easily discolor or warp.

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Insulated Mugs & Water Bottles

The space between the outer and inner layer could end up filled with water.

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Detergent can reduce the luster and shine of your enamel pieces.

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