In a world full of choices, it's sometimes hard to find the right choice for you, especially when you're considering a dishwasher. With a long list of brands and models, they're sure is something to suite everyone. But whether you’re looking to spend big, or only looking to spend small, it's hard to find a dishwasher that can tick all the right boxes. The Australian standard size for a dishwasher is, 600 mm wide, by 820 high, this may very slightly depend on diﬀerent brands.
Doing your research and making sure you read the reviews on a product you may be interested in buying, will help to avoid purchasing a lemon. Cheap now, can sometimes turn into expensive later, so it pays to make an informed decision. According to IBISWorld “The market size, measured by revenue, of the Domestic Appliance Repair and Maintenance is $1.6 billion in 2022… The industry's growth depends on the rate at which consumers repair, rather than replace, appliances.” With this in mind purchasing a brand that backs its products with good service and warranty, is a must. The two brands that come to the forefront when looking at exceptional performance and product heritage, are Miele and Bosch.
Bosch Series 8 Dishwashers
Between Miele and Bosch, Bosch is considered the more pocket friendly option, when looking to welcome a new dishwasher into your kitchen. Bosch’s entry level dishwasher is a Series two, priced at $999.00, whereas Miele entry level dishwashers, start at $1,349.00. Bosch have various designs you can select from, but the series eight models are truly worth the investment. The 8 series retails for, $2 149.00 and oﬀers three looks, it features a fully integrated, semi-integrated and built - under stainless steel finish. Of the two brands Bosch has a lower decibel run time, clocking in at 42 dB, making it extremely quiet when cleaning your dishes. Some of the standout features that come with the series eight dishwashers are it Rackmatic systems, which allows you to adjust the top washing basket on three levels. The third basket provides not only space for your cutlery but is large enough to accommodate smaller kitchen items like, cappuccino cups, small bowls and plates. The Time Light feature, is a handy asset, it illuminates and projects the remaining cycle time onto the floor, whilst your dishwasher is running.
The eight Series dishwasher, is Bosch most advanced drying option on the market. Patented by Bosch is its Crystal dry technology. This new technology can naturally transform moisture into heat. Once your cycle has ended, the humid air is sucked into a zeolitmineral chamber where all humidity and moisture is removed, and at the end of the cycle the door automatically opens to allow for improved drying time even on plastics. There is lots to love with this product, as it comes with a two-year warranty and a twenty-four-hour support service line. Another standout feature that is unique to Bosch, is its Dosage Assist, meaning it drops the detergent table into an engineered tray, allowing for the tablet to be dissolved and then disperse itself evenly during the cycle.
Miele appliances are another reputable brand that delivery quality dishwashers and products. Like Bosch there are many models and options to consider, however the G7314SCU is a great choice, if you are looking to spend a little bit more money. Priced at $2 799.00 this fourteen-place setting dishwasher also has plenty to oﬀer. It too has a quiet run time like Bosch, clocking in at 43 dB rating, Miele back their products with a built to last twenty years life span, which makes the price spent worth the investment, in the long run. A great feature of this dishwasher is its Autodos system, which is unique only to Miele. What this oﬀers is a detergent cartridge which automatically dispense the correct amount of soap onto your dirty dishes, without you having to add detergent pods, each time you want to wash your dishes. The cartridge holds up to twenty loads, however if you're more traditional, you can still use detergent pods as well. The G7314SCU uses a condensation drying method, meaning it dries your dishes by simply pulling the water oﬀ the dishes. It too has an auto door like the Bosch eight hundred series. At the end of the cycle the door automatically pops open to vent out any excess water. The racks inside the dishwasher are very well designed, everything with an orange tab points to a movable area, so you can adjust things, to your liking. Miele invented the third cutlery tray that you will find in other brand dishwashers, even the third rack provides a removable and adjustable component, overall, this dishwasher is great choice for tackling your dishes, but more importantly it is also built to last.
Both brands oﬀer great products and plenty of food for thought, but it is important you consider the right choice, for you and your family. There is plenty to love about Bosch and Miele dishwashers and if you do find yourself getting lost, in the sea of choices, just remember to do your own research and read the reviews. It's the best way to avoid cowboy brands and products, based on other customer experience of using the product, you might be considering purchasing.