5 Things You Can Clean in Your Dishwasher (That Aren't Dishes)
Using the machine is more efficient than hand washing, especially if you run full loads. So, next time you've got some room, consider tossing in one of these extras...
The Bathroom Germ Catcher
The benign-seeming toothbrush holder is one of the dirtiest items in the house: The average holder is crawling with more than 2 million cells of bacteria. If yours is made from brushed stainless steel or plastic, you can put it in the dishwasher (once, or even twice, a week is ideal). But don't put your toothbrush in; the ADA says the machine could damage it and make it less effective.