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Choosing your ideal dishwasher…

October 30, 2017

Choosing your perfect dishwasher can be daunting. With variations such as freestanding, compact, semi integrated and fully integrated, in varying sizes and colours, it can be hard to choose the right one. Whilst dishwashers are important all year round, I feel like it’s right to remind you (I mean you obviously know this already) that the holiday season is very fast approaching us and well, I am sure there will be lots of parties, entertaining and most definitely Christmas dinner, right? So, with that in mind it is the perfect time to purchase a new dishwasher, because let’s face it who on earth wants to be washing pot after pot after pan on Christmas day? Or after a few bottles of bubbly, leaving your friends partying away whilst you slog over the sink? No, me neither. Not ideal is it. But what is ideal, is your brand spanking new dishwasher. Leaving your pots, pans and glasses impressive and sparkling.

The options…
Freestanding…

Freestanding dishwashers are a fantastic option for those that want flexibility. They are very simple to install (as they fit under a worktop) and are easy to transport if you decide to move home. The front is visible and they come in a range of different colours and styles to suit your kitchen and budget. Freestanding dishwashers also range in size from 45cm-60cm so you can easily choose the perfect fit for your kitchen. We have a wide range of freestanding dishwashers including our popular best buys;

Bosch SMS25AW00G 60cm Serie 2 freestanding dishwasher.
This superb dishwasher from Bosch offers a total of 5 different programmes, space for 12 place settings (perfect for all those dinner parties) and boasts an impressive A++ energy rating, saving you money. It’s a fantastic buy for families and couples alike. This model requires a cold-water feed and a waste outlet, but other than that it can sit perfectly under your worktop.

Siemens SN278I36TE IQ-700 60cm freestanding dishwasher.
This Siemens dishwasher is loved by large families due to its large capacity. With space for an impressive 13 place settings and 8 wash programmes, there is plenty of space and options to clean your dishes to perfection. If it’s flexibility you require, then you will love the VarioFlex basket system, which can be adjusted to make room for those bigger or more awkward sized pans. The VarioDrawer is perfect for cutlery and utensils too. what’s more this model boasts an excellent A++AA energy rating, which is great news for keeping those energy bills low. It can be controlled or monitored remotely by phone or tablet using an app (you can do it from the pub… winning!) if you have suitable WLAN connection. Impressive!

Integrated…

Fully integrated dishwashers are designed to be hidden by sitting behind a full height furniture door with a plinth running across the base of the dishwasher, allowing you to maintain a seamless look in your kitchen. Fully integrated dishwashers are easy to operate as the controls are clearly laid out on the top of the door and some models can project their cycle status onto the floor eliminating the need to check if the cycle has finished or stopped. Fully integrated dishwashers tend to come in sizes 45cm, 60cm and 90cm. We have a range of 45-60cm fully integrated dishwashers including our superb best buys;

Neff S51L43X0GB 60cm fully integrated dishwasher.
Get sparkling results every time with this fantastic integrated dishwasher from Neff. Perfect if you have a large household or if you like to entertain your friends and family regularly. It offers spaces for 12 place settings and has 4 wash programmes including a quick wash. It has an efficiency rating of A+AA for energy, wash performance and drying which is great for keeping your energy bills low. Its impressively quiet as well, boasting its 49-decibel noise level. This unit is designed to be completely hidden behind a furniture door and will require a cold-water feed and waste outlet.

De Dietrich DVY1310J 45cm fully integrated dishwasher.
This superb integrated slimline dishwasher from De Dietrich offers 10 place settings and 7 wash programmes. It has an efficiency rating of A+AA for energy, wash performance and drying had has an impressive 47-decibel noise level so it’s nice and quiet. This unit is designed to be completely hidden behind a furniture door and will require a cold-water feed and waste outlet.

DishDrawers…

Fisher & Paykel offer the fantastic and unique DishDrawer models which are designed to make doing the dishes easier than ever before. These models are available in either single or double drawer options for integration into your kitchen design. They are the perfect option if you have a smaller kitchen and are tight for space or if you didn’t consider adding a dishwasher into your kitchen design until last minute. The single drawers are ideal if space is at a premium and the doubles offer maximum flexibility allowing you to run two separate wash programmes at the same time. There are different colours and styles to choose from or you can integrate them using furniture door panels to match the rest of your kitchen. Either way the DishDrawers are the perfect choice.

Fisher & Paykel DD60DCHX9 double DishDrawer with ultra-flat door.
This Fisher & Paykel double drawer dishwasher is stunning. Finished in fantastic stainless steel with easy open/close drawers with recessed handles it is a feast for the eyes. If offers space for 14 place settings, 7 in each drawer, and each drawer can operate independently, utilising different wash programmes, fan assisted drying and delay timer. Impressive, right?  With an A energy rating and a very quiet 45-decibel noise level, this DishDrawer is unobtrusive luxury. Perfect!

Fisher & Paykel DD60DDFHX7 89474 Designer Series flat twin DishDrawer.
This Fisher & Paykel double drawer looks fantastic, it’s finished in stunning stainless steel with easy open/close drawers with striking long stainless steel handles it will look superb in any and every kitchen. It features the unique SmartDrive motor and offers space for 12 place settings, 6 in each drawer. The drawers can operate independently, with each utilising a different wash programme simultaneously, or you can use just one drawer operating on its own if a half load is required. This model offers 9 wash programmes, fan assisted drying and a delay timer, it is quiet too with only 47-decibel noise level and has an impressive A energy rating. The perfect addition to any kitchen.

Semi integrated…

Semi integrated dishwashers otherwise known as ‘drawerline dishwashers’ have a plinth running along the bottom and either have a furniture door that leaves the control panel on the front exposed or their own stainless steel or coloured door. These dishwashers are great for maintaining a seamless look in your kitchen and are easy to operate with controls on the front of the door. We have a great range of semi integrated dishwashers including our brilliant best buys;

Miele G4203ICLST 60cm semi integrated dishwasher.
This superb stainless steel semi integrated dishwasher from Miele offers a fantastic 13 place settings and 5 wash programmes. It has an efficiency rating of A+AA for energy, wash performance and drying. It also has a 46-decibel noise level so it’s nice and quiet. This unit is designed to be hidden behind a furniture door with just the control panel remaining visible.

AEG FEB52600ZM 60cm semi integrated dishwasher.
This brilliant stainless steel semi integrated dishwasher from AEG offers 13 place settings and 5 wash programmes. It has an efficiency rating of A++AA for energy, wash performance and drying, plus it has a 47-decibel noise level so it’s nice and quiet. This unit is designed to be hidden behind a furniture door with just the control panel remaining visible.

So, there you have it. Dishwashers, DishDrawers, you name it, we’ve got it! Hopefully the break down in variations and options available to you will help you choose the perfect dishwasher for you and your kitchen.

With the party season just around the corner, make sure you’re one step ahead, get prepared. Never wash another pot or pan again!

If you require any more information on any of the dishwashers mentioned in this blog, or any of the models available on our website, please give a member of our sales team a call. They are always happy to help :)  0115 965 1937.

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