Dishwasher Overflow

Dishwasher Overflow Cleanup in Shelby, Lincolnton, Gastonia

If your dishwasher overflows and the water gets on your kitchen floor and cabinets, the repairs can be costly. American Restoration offers water cleanup & restoration service for dishwasher emergencies in greater Bowling Green, Spartanburg, Rutherfordton, York, and surrounding areas. We offer 24/7 emergency service.

Why Choose American Restoration?

  • 24/7 immediate response
  • Free assessment
  • IICRC and ICRA certified company
  • Fully insured and licensed general contractor

Reasons for Dishwasher Overflow:

Any appliance needs to be inspected on a regular basis to check whether all the parts are functioning properly. Otherwise, without maintenance, it may leak or overflow. Usually, a dishwasher overflows for three reasons. They are:

Reasons for Dishwasher Overflow
  • Excessive soap suds: If the overflown water has an excessive amount of suds, it proves the overflow occurred either because of the overuse of dishwashing detergent or the usage of poor quality detergent. Both create an abundance of soapy suds, leading the water to overflow through the dishwasher door.
  • Clogged or blocked the bottom of the dishwasher: Food particles may fill the bottom of the dishwasher while cleaning the dishes. These particles can block or clog up the area where water is drained. So, when water fails to be drained out of the dishwasher it overflows by leaking through the door.
  • Worn out door gasket: A the gasket is the rubber seal your dishwasher has around its door. Gasket seals the water inside when the door is closed. Therefore if the gasket is slit, ripped, brittle, or worn out, water leaks through the door and overflows on the floor.
  • Malfunction of the water inlet valve: water is delivered to the appliance by an inlet valve in every dishwasher. It provides your dishwasher with the amount of water it needs and then shutoff. So, when you see water in the dishwasher even though you’re not using it. Check the water inlet valve. If not replaced in time it will cause your dishwasher to overflow when you’ll use it next time.
  • Flawed float assembly or switch: as the water level in your dishwasher increases the float assembly of your dishwasher moves upwards. When the float rises to a certain level it signals the float switch to turn off the flow of water. If the float assembly is stuck and unable to rise up the float switch won’t get any signal to activate. As a consequence, your dishwasher will overflow. The switch might also be faulty and cause the same damage.

American Restoration is your Water Cleanup Service Company

When your dishwasher overflows, leaving you soapy mess to clean; call the experts at American Restoration for professional water cleanup. We will clean up and restore any damage caused by your appliance overflow, preventing you from extra expenses of replacing or refinishing the wall, ceiling, or floor.

If you have any queries about us or want to schedule your cleanup service call us at 855-432-2728 or contact through our contact form.

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Gastonia, NC

Crew came out in the early 4-5am to inspect and triage water damage from flooding in a second floor bathroom. They were very professional, explained the steps forward, and gave us equipment to dry out the damage. Would definitely recommend for the fu...

Gastonia, NC

My mother had an emergency water leak called into American Restoration and spoke to lady that answered the phone, Dawn, she was able to help me and send someone out right away.

Gastonia, NC

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