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Old 02 June 2006, 18:12   #1
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The Take on Dishwashers....Reliabiliy?

I guess a few of you must have dishwashers other than the Wife or Girlfriend.

I've been looking on the Web at reviews of these dumbfounded things and there doesn't seem to be one reliable unit out there, they all leak and flood out the kitchen and don't seem to be able to clean dishes .

Am I wasting my time looking or are they realy worth the money and aggrivation .

How do I find a good one from a bad un?

A very confused, and well hacked off Hightower, wishing things would come to an abrupt end
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Had a "Hoover".... lasted 10 years-ish. Broken glass got sucked into the pump and finished it off. The service engineer was so unreliable that we got hacked off and bought a new one... can't remember what make but it would have been a big name one, probably an appliance of science or a bishbashbosh. Gave it to Louise's sister when we moved house three years ago and it's still going strong as our house has a built-in one which is a "Servis".

Never had a flooded floor, rarely an unclean item. Just remember it's a dishwasher, not a waste disposal unit! Set up the salt to suit your water hardness and always keep the salt reservoir topped up.

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You do need to get out more, though!
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I thought that I'd covered everything in the first thread...Obviously not!
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There are only 3 decent brands Miele, Miele and Bosch.
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You do need to get out more, though!
Yeh tell me about it Richard. End of 2 weeks off and not even a fishing trip.
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There are only 3 decent brands Miele, Miele and Bosch.
I'm not rich enough for the two first ones, and belive me there are some bad reviews from the Bosch stable Alice
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I'm not rich enough for the two first ones...
You can bet that they come from the same production line as Indesit and Philco!

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Our Hotpoint dishwasher has been going strong for about 15 years - never broken down and gets stuff nice and clean - has been used for all sorts of things - degreasing engine parts etc as well as loads of lab glass.
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We used to have an Indesit dishwasher, which decided to pack up on the 366th day after purchase
Dad managed to fix the thing somehow, despite loosing half a screwdriver in a wonderful show of sparks, and it lasted another couple of years before a lot of really expensive stuff broke underneath.

Hotpoint - had one of these now for nearly 10 years.... there was a minor fault at first with the water intake, but that was fixed by replacing a rubber pipe underneath for something like 18. Ever since then, the machine has been quite happy.

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