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Koldfront PDW60EW

6 Place Setting Countertop Dishwasher  7.5/10 By Brittany Rowland This Koldfront countertop dishwasher has a capacity of up to 6 place settings. Which is a generous amount for a washer of this size. There are six effective wash cycles and the machine is very easy to hook up and use everyday. It claims to have […]

More Counter Top Dishwashers

Premia PDW 66EW  7.5/10 Color: White 6 Place Settings 5 wash cycles Energy Star 21.65” x 19.7” x 17.25” The Premia countertop dishwasher holds up to 6 place settings, a generous amount, and has five effective wash cycles. It claims to have a sanitizing option… read more NewAir ADW-2600W  7/10 Color: White 6 Place Settings […]

Best Countertop Dishwashers

Top 10 Rated Countertop Dishwashers By Brittany Rowland Countertop dishwashers are by design smaller and more compact, holding at most six place settings. To select the top 10 dishwashers, we considered capacity, water consumption, durability, color options, wash cycles, and cleaning performance. Countertop dishwashers generally don’t have as many special features as full-size built-in dishwashers, […]

Energy Star will Become Stricter with its Dishwasher Efficiency Standards in January 2012

By Brittany Rowland According to a Consumer Reports article, starting January 20, 2012, Energy Star is changing its requirements. In order for dishwashers to qualify for the Energy Star rating, they’ll have to be 9 percent more energy efficient and use 27 percent less water than the current standards. In the meantime, appliance retailers will […]

How to Choose the Best Dishwasher for your Needs

By Brittany Rowland Depending on your kitchen space and how many dishes you go through each day, you may find one particular type of dishwasher—a regular built-in, an 18 inch, or a countertop—works best for you. Each kind of dishwasher has its pros and cons, but you can typically find a quality performer in any […]

Features That Improve Cleaning Efficiency in Dishwashers

By Brittany Rowland Most modern dishwashers operate on the same principles: Dishes arranged in a box are sprayed with jets of water to remove grease and food particles. Whether it’s a countertop or a built-in model, leftover water returns to the kitchen drain system. There are standard features that appear in nearly every type of […]

Buying a Dishwasher: Is it Better to Shop Online or at the Store?

By Brittany Rowland As you begin your search for a new dishwasher, you’re probably considering a couple important question: How can I find a high-quality model at a reasonable price? With dishwashers, you tend to get what you pay for, so unless you’re on a tight budget you should consider the performance of the less […]

NewAir ADW-2600W

Countertop Dishwasher with 6 Place Settings  7/10 By Brittany Rowland The NewAir countertop dishwasher is great for small apartments and office breakrooms, and the fact that it requires only a hose to hook up make it easily portable. With a capacity for six place settings, it’s a spacious model with a durable stainless steel interior. […]

Premia PDW-66EW

Compact Countertop Dishwasher with 6 Place Settings  7.5/10 By Brittany Rowland The Premia countertop dishwasher holds up to 6 place settings, a generous amount, and has five effective wash cycles. It claims to have a sanitizing option, but at only 149°F, which is not exactly hot enough. I like the simplicity of the design, and […]

Danby DDW497W

23” Countertop Dishwasher with 4 Place Settings  7/10 By Brittany Rowland A convenient portable countertop dishwasher with a clean, white design, the Danby DDW497W has five effective wash cycles. For the intensive cycle, the water heats up to 156°F for a deep sanitizing cleaning. The viewing window is a nice touch, letting you watch the […]

EdgeStar DWP40S

Portable Countertop Dishwasher with 4 Place Settings  8/10 By Brittany Rowland With a stylish silver finish and a square viewing window, this EdgeStar portable countertop dishwasher goes for $446. For this moderate price, however, I would expect it to hold more than four place settings. Nevertheless, the cleaning performance is quite satisfactory, with rinse aid […]

Fisher and Paykel DD24S

Single Dishdrawer Energy Star Dishwasher  9.5/10 By Brittany Rowland This compact dishdrawer dishwasher from Fisher and Paykel has fully adjustable racks to hold a variety of plates, cups, glasses, and stemware. Foldable tines make the loading job even easier. There’s an eco option available for every wash cycle, so you can save energy and water. […]

Koldfront PDW60EB

Black Countertop Dishwasher with 6 Place Settings  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland With an internal heat booster than heats the water up to 149°F, this Koldfront countertop dishwasher washes quickly and gets dishes spotless and sparkling. The shiny black finish is both attractive and unassuming. The console is simple, although it uses tiny pictures, rather than […]

EdgeStar DWP61ES

Silver Countertop Dishwasher with 6 Place Settings  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland With a sleek silver finish, this EdgeStar model breaks away from the plain blacks and whites and cleans dishes effectively using less water and energy. Its capacity is quite generous, able to fit plates up to 10 1/2” in diameter. The controls are as […]

Avanti DW6W

22” Countertop Dishwasher with 6 Place Settings  9/10 By Brittany Rowland The Avanti DW6W has a clean, white design and compact, lightweight body perfect for apartments, RV’s, or boats. The control panel rests on a black strip along the top with clearly labeled buttons and pictures. Inside, you’ll find there’s plenty of dish space packed […]

Sunpentown SD-2201S

Portable Silver Countertop Dishwasher  9/10 By Brittany Rowland Available for as low as $187, this Sunpentown portable countertop dishwasher fits comfortably under most cabinets, making it perfect for kitchens with limited counter space. The interior cavity is very spacious, holding up to six place settings, and the six wash cycles provide effective, versatile cleaning. Automatic […]