A dishwasher has a number of benefits i.e. time saving and lessening cleaning manual work. But the material that a dishwasher is made of can also be a benefit.
The two main materials you can expect dishwashers to be made of are plastic and steel. Here we will discuss the benefits of stainless steel:
A steel dishwasher is very easy to clean because it does not absorb dirt. It can also resist finger prints, and scuff marks. For this reason it is very easy to clean. To clean it all you will need is a damp cloth – and it’s shine can me maintained with the correct cleaner.
Longer Life Span
Stainless steel will not fade or become discolored over time. It is very rust proof, this means that it will allow your dishwasher to maintain its aesthetic qualities for years.
It’s Germ Free
Germs are something we all want to stay away from, and this is a good quality of stainless steel, because it is non porous. This means it will resist germs more than a cheap dishwasher that has plastic surface. This makes a steel appliance a good option if you have children and pets.
It goes without saying that a dishwasher that does it’s job efficiently is important, but having a good looking appliance is also a part of buying any household appliance. So the steel option ticks all the qualities in the looks department.
Stainless steel does not attract dirt, so any food that comes in contact with it will not be affected, in taste.
What Is The Best Dishwasher?
Here are some good dishwasher you can choose from.
(1)- Avanti DWE1802SS Built In Dishwasher
The Avanti is a built-in dishwasher. It has 4 automatic cycles and 8 plate settings. The stainless steel will resist stains and corrosion.
The racks are coated with nylon upper and lower – with a one piece silver ware basket. The machine goes through a three stage system and has a light indicator to show stages. A rinse aid dispenser is also a bonus
You also get electronic controls and an ADA compliant machine.
32.25 inches in height 17.75 inches in width and 21.75 inches in depth.
(2)- Fisher Paykel Dishdrawer Semi-Integrated
Fisher Paykel has a 9 cycle option which gives it more precision and efficiency. The eco settings means that you can save on water and also save some money.
Soap is fed into the machine in a way that prevents detergent burn. The racks inside are fully adjustable, this allows you to get the maximum use of the space. So you can use one or two drawers, for small and large dishes.
Fisher Paykel have been manufacturing dish-washer for over 10 years, which should only benefit you.
(3)- Frigidaire FFBD1821MS Built In Dishwasher
Frigidaire’s Stainless Steel Dishwasher FFBD1821MS is an 18 inch built in dishwasher. It will save you money with it’s non heat drying option. While a cycle is in progress dishes are being cleaned and there is a cycle for china and crystal. In this cycle the machine will use 30% less water pressure.
It is capable of high temperature washes which is great for extra sterilization. Frigidaire have garnered a reputation as one of the most reliable brands in household appliance manufacturers.
(4)- LG’s LDS5540ST Semi-Integrated
LG’s LDS5540ST model has a 5 wash cycle and 2 spray arms.
The wash cycles are as follows: Power Scrub; Normal; Delicate; Quick and Upper only wash.
The noise produced when in operation is just in the range that makes it very quiet. 48db is within the 40 and 50 decibel range, which means you can use the machine while doing other things.
This Stainless Steel Dishwasher has many rust free features, which is testimony to its stainless steel build.
This a 24 inch dish-washer with the ability to adjust to more or less any load of dishes. The motor uses less moving parts which aids in increasing the efficiency of the machine.
You can also get piece of mind with the 10 year warranty that comes with this. It’s size dimensions are as follows Width 23.75 inches, Depth: 24.65 inches and Height: 33.65 inches.
(5)- GE’s GDT580SSFSS Fully Integrated
GE’s GDT580SSFSS is a fully integrated dishwasher and it has a 16 place setting so you have lots of room for placing utensils inside. You have the benefit of a 4 wash cycles. The adjustable upper racks are also good for loading larger dishes and more.
You have a lot of washing options as there are 10 options for you to choose from. And of course you get a fully built unit.
So there you have it, these are the top Stainless steel dishwashers that we found. They all come with reviews, so you can check them out and yourself if you have any concerns. It’s always good to get a second opinion.