DO use only the recommended amount of detergent -- too much can leave behind a residue, and too little can result in dirty dishes.
DON'T put the following into a dishwasher: acrylic, adhesive-joined pieces; all aluminum; antiques; blown glass; bronze; cast iron; china with metallic decoration; crystal; disposable plastics not labeled "dishwasher-safe"; flatware with bone, plastic, or wood inlays or handles; gold-plated flatware; iron; knives; many nonstick pots and pans; milk glass; pewter; rubber tools; tin; wooden spoons.
DON'T mix sterling or silver-plate and stainless-steel flatware in the dishwasher, even when using the Rinse-Hold cycle. A reaction between the two metals can damage both finishes. Since most knives, including sterling ones, have stainless-steel blades, keep them away from other silver pieces, too.
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