About Dishwashers

Whether you like the flexibility of a portable dishwasher or the stability of a built-in, this quick list will help you choose the appliance that fits your kitchen and your tastes.
Dishwasher Basics

Size and Type

You can choose between built-in, portable, full-size, and compact models. Measure the space you have available for the new dishwasher and take the dimensions to the dealer.

Noise Levels

The best way to reduce sound is to add or improve insulation around the washing tub, door, toe panel, and access panels. Some models offer extra-quiet motors and vibration-absorbing materials, but you will pay more for those features.

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