Dishwasher Repair Dishwashers have made life so much easier. No one likes to wash dishes by hand. It takes too much time and it gives you dish pan hands, yuck! But sometimes dishwashers do break down, and when they do you will have to result to washing dishes by hand until you can get an appliance repair technician to repair your broken dishwasher. The trained appliance repair technicians at Totem Appliance Service can handle all sorts of dishwasher repairs including: my dishwasher won't come on, my dishes are clean, but they are never dry, there is no water entering my dishwasher, my dishwasher is making strange noises, the detergent cup is stuck or it does not open during the wash cycle. These are all very common dishwasher problems that can be quickly fixed before your dish pan hands set in from washing all of those dirty dishes by hand. You don't want your hands to look like two prunes do you? Call Totem Appliance Service repair today, and let them do all of the dirty work. Emergency Tips! Smoke or Sparking – unplug or shut off the breaker immediately. Leaking water or overflowing - turn off the machine and shut off the water supply. Standing water - DO NOT operate any appliance - turn off the breaker. Smell gas (smells like rotten eggs) do not use your appliances. Exit your home and call for assistance from your gas company or 911. Shut off gas main if possible. Appliance fire - use a fire extinguisher or baking soda to douse a flame. Flour, water or other substance can make it worse. Large fire, exit and call 911.