DishwashersAre you fed up with being the ONLY dish washer in your household?
Do your family members insist on using clean cutlery out the draw whilst ignoring those already waiting in the drying rack?
Does your skin take a punishing due to the chemical make up of most washing up detergents?
Once considered to be a luxury appliance, dishwashers have evolved into must-have, time-saving kitchen appliances. Dishwasher models are enhanced by numerous features and energy-saving options, so it's best to have an idea of what these features are, before deciding on the dishwasher most suitable for your needs.
Dishwasher prices are mainly affected by capacity and special features, but can also be influenced by certain dishwasher finishes such as stainless steel.
A&A Furnishers offers a large selection of top quality dishwashers for sale, in various sizes, so investigate full before making your decision.
Traditional free standing dishwasher - is by far the largest selling type of dishwasher. Regardless of brand or model, these are built to a standardized size. Whether you need a new dishwasher in an older kitchen or are getting a new kitchen built, a new built-in dishwasher will fit into the same 60cm space.
Built-in dishwasher - are ideal for designer kitchens where space is at a premium.
Counter top dishwashers - are economical dishwashers that stand on the countertop. They have the same capacity as a compact built-in. These dishwashers are becoming increasingly popular with renters, since they are even more portable than the under bench dishwashers.
The main criteria for when shopping for a dishwasher are; its water and energy efficiency, its ability to clean, its size, its capacity, and the noise level.
Additional features can include an energy saver cycle and hard food disposal ability.
Here are some of the features to look for in dishwashers:
Adjustable/flexi racks and holders - adjustable and removable silverware holders, adjustable racks, folding tines and other features allow you to more efficiently fill the dishwasher.
Filters - ensure regular cleaning of these or look for a dishwasher with a self-cleaning filter.
Rinse/wash/hold cycling - Most dishwashers come with some flexibility in their wash cycling options such as light, medium and heavy duty load options. Even better, a Hold feature allows you to give pots and pans or a few dishes accumulated during the day a rinse in order to eliminate odours. Then the cycle starts again when the dishwasher is full. Another handy feature to look for is the Fast Wash cycle for lightly soiled or pre-rinsed dishes.
Other, more advanced features on the new dishwashers include quick dry fan assistance, electronic controls, delayed start timers and cycle indicators. Dirt sensors are available on some dishwashers which automatically detect how dirty the dishes are and make adjustments to the water temperature and volume accordingly.
A&A Furnishers can supply you with reputable brands such as:
Enquire with of our friendly consultants about our current dishwasher prices or specials or visit our store to see our wide range of dishwashers for sale in cape town.
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