8 Ingenious Hacks for Common Household Chores

Load Your Dishwasher Properly

6. Load Your Dishwasher Properly
If you’re tired of having to rewash dishes that have come out of the dishwasher, it’s possible you might loading them wrong. Yeah, I didn’t know there was a “right” way either!

Knives get loaded handle up. Forks and spoons, however, should be loaded with some handles up and some down so they don’t nest together. Glasses go between, not over, the tines. And dishes should face toward the center, due to where the water sprays from. Oh, and make sure you scrape plates, not rinse!