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Chicago-Area Dishwasher Repair Services

A dishwasher on the fritz can be a major hassle for the modern homeowner—not to mention the fact that a leaking dishwasher can cause some serious damage! When your dishwasher needs repairs, there’s only one name you need to know: North Town Home Services. Our factory-trained, uniformed dishwasher repair technicians are dedicated to providing outstanding service to all of our customers, so you can trust us with all your dishwasher repairs.

Schedule your dishwasher repairs in the Chicagoland area today by filling out the form or giving us a call at (847) 999-4600!

Broken Dishwasher? Common Reasons for Dishwasher Repair

There are many reasons why people in the Chicago area call our appliance repair experts to fix a broken dishwasher, including:

  • Dishwasher is leaking water
  • Dishwasher smells bad
  • Dishwasher is loud and making noises
  • Dishwasher isn’t cleaning dishes
  • Dishwasher isn’t drying dishes
  • Dishwasher won’t drain
  • Dishwasher has broken equipment, including doors, buttons, knobs, and dish racks
  • And more

No matter the reason for your dishwasher repair, the experts at North Town Home Services have you covered. We can schedule an appointment to visit your home and diagnose the issue and get it repaired quickly.

We service many high-end dishwasher brands, offering:

  • Thermador dishwasher repair
  • Viking dishwasher repair
  • Bosch dishwasher repair
  • Dacor dishwasher repair
  • And more!

Troubleshooting Basic Dishwasher Problems

Not every problem with your dishwasher is going to require professional help to identify or solve—some, you’ll be able to resolve on your own in no time.

Dishes won’t dry properly

This usually results from washing your dishes without a rinse aid, especially if your kitchen runs a bit humid or cool and your dishwasher doesn’t use heated drying. Rinse aids work to make sure water evaporates thoroughly and quickly from your dishes after the cycle is completed.

Dishwasher isn’t draining

Drainage problems can be sourced to a lot of different problems, some affecting other areas of your drainage, but one of the most typical problems relates to adjacent garbage disposals. During installation, a knockout plug needs to be removed in order for your dishwasher to drain through the garbage disposal area correctly. If this is the case, you’ll need a professional to help, but whoever installed your dishwasher or disposal should be able to come back and resolve it. You might also have problems with buildup in your garbage disposal, if you put the wrong foods down it or don’t run it thoroughly with water.

Spots or film on dishes

Spots on dishes usually mean hard water, or water with minerals in it, combined with not using a rinse aid. If you’re using a rinse aid and you still see spots, you may have especially hard water and need a specialized dish detergent for hard water to soften the water properly and allow complete rinsing.

Taking too long to run

There are a few reasons your dishwasher may take too long. If your system is installed a decent distance from your hot water heater, then it may simply need to run for a while to clear cold water from the pipes and begin washing in earnest; you can test this by running a kitchen tap until the water goes hot, then starting the dishwasher and comparing the time. Otherwise, it could be a high-efficiency setting or design, which run longer than older less efficient models you may be familiar with, or you may have additional features turned on that lengthen the cycle, such as special sanitation or drying options.

Particles on dishes

Food particles on your dishes can result from overloading your dishwasher, from loading your dishwasher improperly so that rinsing doesn’t work, or from a dirty filter. If your dishes feel gritty or dirty without large recognizable particles, a filter problem is most likely. You’ll need to check your owner’s manual to find out whether it can be resolved without professional assistance.

Schedule Your Chicago Dishwasher Repair Today!

Since 1927, North Town Home Services has been providing homes around the Chicago area with the most reliable dishwasher repair services available. We are known for our legendary customer service, and we strive to give each and every one of our customers a one-of-a-kind experience.

We never hire subcontractors—our appliance repair staff is made up of only highly trained, full-time technicians. Our trucks are fully stocked with repair parts and equipment to ensure we can repair your dishwasher and other appliances on our first visit.

Choose North Town Home Services because:

  • Our company has been family-owned and -operated since 1927.
  • We provide award-winning service (we have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and world-class Net Promoter Score).
  • All of our dishwasher repair technicians are factory-trained.
  • All of our employees are drug-tested and background-checked.

Contact us online or by phone at (847) 999-4600 to schedule your dishwasher repairs today.

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