Washing dishes can be a real chore if you’re still using traditional methods to get the job done. Not only is it time-consuming, but the constant scrubbing and rubbing takes a real toll on your hands over time. Luckily for you, there are more than a few automatic dishwashers out there who do the tedious job of washing dishes faster than you ever could.
With this in mind, you should consider getting a dishwasher, not as a luxury item but as a time-saving long-term investment. If you’re rushing into things, however, you might end up overspending on a dishwasher that isn’t exactly reliable or capable. It is for this reason that we’ve put together a list of the ten best dishwashers on the market today.
10Sunpentown SD-2201S Countertop Dishwasher
This durable stainless steel dishwasher has 6 wash cycles of different speeds that you can shift through with the use of a very user-friendly interface. It features a dish rack and silverware basket for a much broader use, and up to six standard place settings. It also has a faucet adapter that allows you to connect it to almost any type of water source and an automatic detergent & rinse dispenser.
9GE PDT750SSFSS Profile 24″ Stainless Steel Fully Integrated Dishwasher
While other dishwashers make quite a bit of noise while running, the GE PDT750SSFSS is extremely quiet even when operating at high speed. According to the manufacturer, it has a total 42db operating noise, which is very good as far as dishwashers go. Its cleaning capabilities are well above average, even in corner positions with heavy loads. It also has a top rack bottle washer for sensible dishes.
8Fisher Paykel DD24SCX7 DishDrawer 24″ Stainless Steel Semi-Integrated Dishwasher
Sleek and quiet, the DD24SCX7 can accommodate a variety of dishes of almost any size. It uses a very thorough cleaning process designed to clean dishes of almost any time of residue, just as long as you set it up correctly. We say this because despite its tremendous cleaning power, the DD24SCX7 has to be carefully optimized according to your area’s water hardness. With this out of the way, you can enjoy the full capabilities of a very competent and reliable dishwasher.
7Bosch SHP65T55UC 500
The first thing you notice about the SHP65T55UC 500 is how close together its plate/bowls holders are to one another. Worry not, they were designed to accommodate dishes of all sizes, with the added benefit of keeping them firmly in place while it works its magic. It lacks a heater coil for drying, which is compensated by a sanitizing function that makes the dishes come out dry and clean after the job is done.
6Bosch 800 Series SHX68T55UC
Bosch’s 800 Series SHX68T55UC may be a bit expensive for some, but the cleaning capabilities it possesses are of the highest standard. It has a 16 place setting capacity, 6 wash cycles, a delay start feature, and a flexible third rack for uncommon types of dishes. For some reason, most Bosch dishwasher lack heated drying cycles, which isn’t present in the SHX68T55UC either. On the upside, it does feature a sanitizing function that does pretty much the same job.
5Koldfront 6 Place Setting Countertop Dishwasher
This compact countertop dishwasher from Koldfront has six wash cycles capable of heavy, normal, light, glass, or speed washing, and a soaking feature as well. It can accommodate plates up to 10.5 inches in diameter in its dish rack, along with cups and cutlery of any size. It also comes with 5-foot hoses that will allow you to set it up almost anywhere. Easy to operate, this compact dishwasher uses only 200 kW of energy a year, which is more than 60% less than most dishwashers on the market.
4SPT SD-2202S Countertop Dishwasher
Made from durable stainless steel, this dishwasher is designed to endure almost any type of abuse over long periods of time. It has 6 wash cycles for cleaning almost any type of residue, and a delay start feature that allows you to delay the washing process up to 8 hours. Furthermore, it comes with a faucet adapter for quick and simple connection, so that you will be able to install it on any type of faucet you see fit.
3Danby DDW611WLED Countertop Dishwasher
Danby’s DDW611WLED Countertop Dishwasher is equipped with a convenient automatic detergent and rinse agent dispenser for better maneuverability. It is controlled via electronic controls in the front connected to an LED display. It also features a quick-connect capability that allows you to connect it to any kitchen tap with a low water consumption flow. Also, the DDW611WLED is designed to fit under most kitchen cabinets due to its compact size.
2EdgeStar 6 Place Setting Countertop Portable Dishwasher
This portable dishwasher features a digital control panel with LED display, a delayed star feature, a child lock function, and 6 wash cycles along with a variety of other unique features. What makes it truly great is its dimension. You see, this particular dishwasher measures just 17-3/16″ x 21-11/16″ x 19-11/16″, meaning that it will fit under almost any standard cabinet. Despite its size, however, it will fit plates up to 10.5 inches in diameter with ease.
1SPT Countertop Dishwasher
The SPT Countertop Dishwasher is one of the best and at the same time most affordable dishwashers on the market today. It has a sleek silver finish design that makes it ideal for any contemporary kitchen, it is space-saving thanks to its compact size, and it is manufactured with a durable stainless steel interior for good measure.
This Energy Star certified dishwasher is extremely economical, even when operating at the fastest of its 6 wash cycles you can choose from. Last but not least, it can be installed on virtually any type of faucet design in the world thanks to its built-in faucet adapter.