How To Choose A Dishwasher

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Today we are going to talk about choosing a dishwasher. In case your old dishwasher has broken down, you need only to buy the one of the same size and type. If you are buying a dishwasher for the first time, then be ready to meet a great variety of them in the market ranging from to classic to stylish, from slim to full-size, from cheap to more expensive ones etc. Go on reading and learn how to choose a dishwasher properly.

In order to buy the dishwasher, you need, take into account the following criteria:

Cleaning settings

If you think that all the dishwashers do the same job, then you are mistaking. Not every dishwasher cleans and dries the dishes the way you think it should. Some of them have pre-rinse or pot-scrubbing settings so that you do not need to hand wash before loading. In case you forget or do not know about this option, you will have either to scrub the dishes each time yourself or run the dish cycle more than once.

Additional features

Most modern dishwashers can do more than just washing and drying. The problem is that with every extra add, the price will get higher and higher. Therefore, you need to decide whether you need sanitizing, self-cleaning mode, stainless steel tubes etc., if you do not want to overpay.

Energy use

Check out the energy labels of different models while choosing the dishwasher, to compare annual costs. Mostly, energy-saving dishwashers are more expensive.


If your family is big, you need a full-size dishwasher that has lots of room. In case your kitchen is small, choose a compact, counter or slim model.

Don’t forget:

Dishwashing Tips

Noise level

Considering noise level is crucial, if your kitchen is close to your bedroom, for example.


Buying a proper dishwasher is not that easy. Hope that my tips will help to do the right purchase. What do you take into account while choosing the dishwasher? Do your criteria correspond to mine? Share your thoughts in the comments!


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