Aside from washing machines, dish washers have to be the household appliance we cannot live without. Coming into their own after a Sunday roast dinner or party, the dish washer is the most important piece of white goods in our kitchens today. With that in mind we have chosen five of the best, from budget buys to space savers. Check these beauties out.
Best For Families – Miele G5500SC – £849
This dish washer holds an amazing 14 pieces in one setting and dishes come out sparkling clean, bone dry with no water marks. It has a sensor which sets the water temperature, water level and programme time just right automatically depending on how dirty your load is. Or you can choose a gentle wash programme especially for glasses or delicate items, a 50degree light wash or a 75 degree wash for dirty pots and pans. Comes with a free 2 year guarantee and available from www.currys.co.uk on sale now at £764.10
Best Budget Buy – Whirlpool ADP7955 One Touch – £400
Holds 13 place settings which is ample for most families. Leaves plates and dishes spotlessly clean and dry. Has a pre wash setting, one for glassware and a quick option wash for when you are in a hurry. Different zones in the washer can be preset to wash different items. It also has an eco function in which you can save 2 and a half litres of water per wash. Cuts energy use by using the power of steam to help clean the dishes. Buy from www.homegoods.co.uk from £375.00
Best for Saving – Space Bosch SKS50E01EU – £345
This space saving dishwasher comes in a red colour and can be seated on top of a work surface. The SKS50E01EU has an efficient A energy rating. This Dishwasher only has 6 place settings but benefits from 4 programmes. The SKS50E01EUhas been rated A rated for wash performance and B rated for drying performance. You will be able to benefit from this free standing Dishwasher quick wash feature. The dishwasher also comes with 2 years warranty. Visit www.asda.com for more information.
Best Built-in Model – Neff S5943X2 – £450
The Neff S5943X2 is a slimline fully integrated dishwasher that’s triple A-rated for energy, wash and drying performance, and uses only 13L of water on an economy wash. The S5943X2 has room for 9 place settings with 2 foldable racks in the lower basket. There are 4 programmes: Pre-rinse, 45°C Quick wash, 50°C Eco and Normal 65°C, programme end indicators, plus a special spray facility for larger items. Available from www.neff.co.uk
Best Greenest Machine – Bosch SMS65E12GB -£499
A generous 13 place settings capacity and a large range of programmes. It uses water recycled from the last programme to rinse off scraps from the next programme. Thanks to the ActiveWater hydraulic water system, this dishwasher uses astonishingly little water – just 6.5 litres per cycle – and every single drop is used to its maximum potential. The SMS65E12GB has a 70°C intensive cycle to cut through and clean heavily soiled pots and pans, and for more speed, a dedicated 45ºC quick wash will clean lightly soiled items in just 29 minutes. Buy from www.johnlewis.com