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Which Dishwasher?

What do you need to consider when choosing a dishwasher? Size, Noise Levels and Energy Ratings, these are important things that will effect your choice. A dishwasher is something that is often visible in the main kitchen area, it is important that you choose the style of you dishwasher carefully.

How big?

Dishwashers are available in normal size (600mm wide) or slim line (450mm wide). Normal size dishwashers typically have 12 or more place settings making them perfect for the modern family home. Slimline dishwashers only offer 8 or 9 place settings. Slimline dishwashers are only used when normal sized dishwashers are not able to fit into the chosen position.

Does the Energy Rating matter?

Yes the The Energy Rating label helps you to analyse which is the most energy efficiency appliance for your needs.

Wash Programmes and filters

The wash programs you may require could be, pre-wash, quick wash or glass care programmes. Rinse and Hold cycling are other features you also may want to consider. It is important that you choose the dishwasher that will supply you with the tools needed to complete your dishwashing tasks. Every dishwasher will have a filter. Look for a self-cleaning filter if you can find one or make it a point to clean the filter regularly.

You should also know

You don't need to spend more for a dishwasher in order to get a better result, even models in the $500 range will wash dishes efficiently and look great. If you require extra features, a quieter wash or stainless steel, then you will have to pay more. Let your budget be your ultimate decider, there are so many brands and styles to choose from, you will find a dishwasher here at that will serve you well, no matter what its cost.
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