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Old 03-28-2011, 08:55 PM   #1
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Dishwasher Insullation

I need to replace the insullation around my dishwasher because of a rodent problem thats caused it to really smell. Can I use regular fiberglass insullation from Home Depot or is it necessary for me to order the high priced stuff from an appliance repair parts site?


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Old 03-28-2011, 09:09 PM   #2
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You really need to order the blanket from either the manufacturer, or local appliance repair shop. You may also be able to get it through Sears Parts, or


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Old 03-28-2011, 11:12 PM   #3
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As gregzoll said, you don't want regular fiberglass batt there, it would send out little glass slivers to the kitchen while the motor is running. Hard on the lungs- people, dogs, cats, birds, iguanas, etc. to get in the return air of furnace and give all sorts of health problems (Fiberglass is a suspected carcinogen and carries a hazard warning label).

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wow, good tip...I didnt know that.
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