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Water or food stuck inside workbowl handle

Possible Solutions

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Occasionally water and/or food particles get inside the small drainage hole at the bottom of the Work Bowl Handle.

  • This occurs most frequently when the Work Bowl is soaked in a sink full of soapy water.
  • It can also happen if the Work Bowl has been washed in the Dishwasher with un-rinsed dishes.

The water will typically evaporate with time, although sometimes food particles remain inside the handle.  


  • Wash and dry the Work Bowl in the sink right away rather than soaking  it in the water,
  • If cleaned in the dishwasher, do not combine with unrinsed dishes.  
    • The spray action of the dishwasher should help dislodge the food particles.



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