Basics of Efficiency


Introduction to efficiency
Thirty five percent of the UK currently use a dishwasher. And per household they use their ....

Water Consumption
It is especially important if you're on a water meter. The first modern day dishwashers consumed ....

Electricity Consumption
An energy efficient dishwasher has a two fold approach, not only is water saved but also electricity ....

Dishwasher 101


History of the Dishwasher
A dishwasher is an appliance/person used for washing plates, dishes, forks, spoons and other ....

Capacity
The capacity of a dishwasher corresponds to the amount of plates and utensils which can fit into ....

Size
Of course the capacity of a dishwasher is largely dependent on it's overall size / dimension ....

Performance
When it comes to performance, dishwashers are graded on three important performance criteria ....

Features
When it comes to features, wash programmes are a primary consideration. The more the better ....

Installing a New Dishwasher
A drain outlet is one important function of installing a new dishwasher.

Tips: How Best to Use a Dishwasher
When removing pots from your dishwasher, make sure to remove the one's from the bottom level first.

Soft and Hard Water: It's Implications for a Dishwasher
The majority of England is in a hard water area.

Detergent
Detergent contains a range of chemicals such as phosphates.

Frequently Asked Questions


How does a dishwasher work?
Once a dishwasher has been installed - connected to a water and power supply ...

What can I put into a dishwasher?
One question that is often asked is whether wood can be placed into a dishwasher ...

How long will a dishwasher last before it needs replacing?
It is assumed by skeptics in the general public, although never admitted by manufacturers ...

How much water do dishwashers use compared to hand washing?
It will depend on the dishwasher in question, the wash programme is uses, ...

Are dishwashers more hygienic than hand washing?
Dishwashers use hotter water throughout the wash cycle: killing more germs.

Is glass safe in a dishwasher without it chipping?
The wash cycle of a dishwasher will not chip glass if the glass is placed securely ...

How many utensils and items can a dishwasher hold?
A typical dishwasher can hold between 10-12 place settings ...

How much time does a dishwasher take to wash dishes?
There is no standard time that it takes: it depends upon the dishwasher in question ...

Can a dishwasher clean plastic?
The problem with plastic items is the fact that there is no a standard substance as "plastic" ...

Can steel be safely cleaned by a dishwasher?
Most manufacturers state there is no health and safety reason why you cannot clean steel ...

Can dishwashers create pitting on metal utensils?
Pitting, as the word suggests, is where small holes, called 'pits', are embedded into the surface ...

There is a rattling noise during the dishwasher wash cycle?
The rattling noise may be due to a malfunction with the dishwasher's components ...

What kitchen items should not be cleaned in a dishwasher?
There are a number of materials that should not be placed in a dishwasher ...

Can I recycle my old dishwasher?
In the UK, there are a number of retailers who will remove and recycle ...

Which UK addresses are eligible for dishwasher delivery?
Retailers will usually delivery dishwashers to all UK mainland addresses ...

What wash programmes do dishwashers have?
The standard dishwasher, as of 2013, will come with four or five wash programmes: which most...

What is an Eco-friendly dishwasher?
An eco-friendly dishwasher is one with the highest, or a high, energy efficiency rating ...

Dishwasher place settings, what does it mean?
Place settings refers to the volume of items - plates, utensils etc - a dishwasher ...

Popular colours available for a dishwasher?
Dishwashers do not come in a wide variety of colours; dishwashers, and large appliances ...

Dishwasher installation preparation advice for an engineer?
Steps to take for preparing your home for when an engineer will install a new freestanding dishwasher ...

Standard dimensions of a freestanding UK dishwasher?
You are correct in assuming that 'full size' 'freestanding' dishwashers do have a ...

Compact dishwashers, what are they?
Well, 'compact' is abit of a giveaway, but, some consumers may confuse the difference ...

What noise level does a quiet dishwasher have?
As you may have already assumed, the noise level of dishwashers is ...

Economic dishwasher: how much water per cycle do they use?
Typically - due to the dishwasher being smaller and having a lower load capacity ...

How long is the manufacturer's warranty of most dishwashers?
Dishwashers are no different to other electronics and appliances: is that, the standard ...

Dishwasher half load setting, what's the purpose?
The purpose is to save money, because the dishwasher will adjust the level of resources it ...

Annual energy consumption of a full size dishwasher?
The annual energy consumption of a full size dishwasher will be dictated by the energy ...

Large capacity dishwasher - what's the biggest?
Dishwashers are somewhat limited to how much capacity they can offer: this is because ...

What is the cheapest dishwasher I can buy?
It depends upon the type of dishwasher you are wanting to buy: 'slimline' and 'compact' ...

Tabletop dishwashers: how much can they wash?
Tabletop dishwashers are referred to as 'compact' dishwashers and are generally half the ...

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