Advice on dishwashers

Which dishwasher suits you depends on your current dishwasher and personal preference. You can choose between freestanding and built-in dishwashers. Before buying a dishwasher, check its dimensions carefully. This way, you can be sure that the appliance fits into your kitchen.

Built-in

You install a built-in dishwasher in your kitchen cupboard, underneath the sink. You can choose between fully integrated, semi-integrated, and under-counter dishwashers. Depending on your preference, you need a front panel of your kitchen. In addition, it's important that you properly measure the niche dimensions of your kitchen, so that you're sure the appliance fits.

Freestanding

You can place a freestanding dishwasher wherever you want in your kitchen. You don't have to keep any front panels or niche dimensions into account. Do you want to place your dishwasher underneath the countertop? Carefully check if it's high enough for your dishwasher. If you have limited space in your kitchen, it's also possible to choose an extra narrow (45cm wide) or extra low (45cm high) dishwasher.

Niche dimensions

The most important thing to look for when purchasing a built-in dishwasher are the niche dimensions and the dimensions of your front panel. This way, you can be sure that the appliance fits into your kitchen. On the product page, you can see which niche dimensions the dishwasher needs. Accurately measure your niche up to the last millimeter. Do you have an IKEA kitchen? If so, read our article to see which models fit into your kitchen. Niche dimensions aren't important for a freestanding model.

Sound

Don't want any noise during washing up? A dishwasher with a noise level of 43 decibels or lower is silent; you can barely hear that the appliance is turned on. Non-silent dishwasher often have a special night cycle with a low noise level, so you can sleep without being interrupted.

Energy consumption

Most dishwashers have energy label A++. Want an extra energy-efficient dishwasher? Opt for a model with energy label A+++. The dishwashers in this class mostly have a low noise level and make sure your dishes are extra dry after the cycle.

Extra functions

Is a good washing performance or a long lifespan more important to you? Opt for a dishwasher with high-end washing performance or high-end build quality. On top of that, some dishwashers have extra functions that make washing up slightly easier.

Build-in service

Would you like a built-in dishwasher, but do you have 2 left hands? If so, the installation service may be a solution for you. For a fee, we unpack the dishwasher for you, install it in your kitchen, and take your old appliance back again. With a freestanding dishwasher, the installation is included in the price.

Getting started yourself

Are you pretty handy yourself and would you like to install your dishwasher yourself? If so, it's nice to know which tools you need and how to build in, remove, and connect your dishwasher. We'd like to help you with our articles so you can install your dishwasher yourself without any problems. We install freestanding dishwashers during our delivery.

Maintenance

To make sure your dishwasher stays in mint condition, it's important for you to properly maintain the appliance. Do this by regularly cleaning the dishwasher, making sure no food is left in the appliance, and regularly descaling the appliance.

Usage

There are a couple of things you need to know about your new dishwasher. Your dishwasher always needs salt to function properly. Do you want to prevent those white stripes on your nice glassware? In our articles, we explain what you should keep in mind when using the dishwasher.

My dishwasher doesn't perform properly

Your dishwasher doesn't dry well; food remains are stuck to your dishes, or you keep seeing an error code. Naturally, you want to fix this as soon as possible. You usually don't have to call a technician for this. Some problems can easily be solved so you can do the dishes without any problems again.


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