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Enjoying my new dishwasher
My kitchen is pretty small, and unless I went with a major remodel, I had to stick to an 18" dishwasher if I wanted to have one installed. I've been using this...Read complete review
My kitchen is pretty small, and unless I went with a major remodel, I had to stick to an 18" dishwasher if I wanted to have one installed. I've been using this model for a few weeks, and really like it. It's surprisingly quiet--my plumber remarked that many dishwashers have only a spray-on layer of sound insulation, while the Frigidaire is wrapped with actual padded insulation. My dishes are clean, and the stainless steel interior always looks good. I need to juggle a bit if I wash a number of large bowls, but other than that I have not had an issue with loading. This dishwasher is probably too small for a family of three or more, but it's perfect for a singleton or a couple.
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I've had this washer for two years and it has never done the job. We've simply lived with it all this time. It looks pretty cheap, is loud, is very slow to...Read complete review
I've had this washer for two years and it has never done the job. We've simply lived with it all this time. It looks pretty cheap, is loud, is very slow to cycle, doesn't wash or dry properly,leaks detergent everywhere, the steel inside is stained, and it's hard to load due to the awkward rack setup. Dishes come out cloudy, spotty and/or still dirty, and are never fully dryed. Also, everything must be pre-rinsed. DO NOT BUY THIS.
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from Arizona, United States
Comments about Frigidaire Black 18" Built-In Dishwasher:
Received this as a gift from our daughter. We were starting a complete kitchen remodel and had to modify our cupboards a little to add a dishwasher. Glad we did as it works very well and is a lot quieter than any other I have been around. Dishes come out sparkling clean also.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Ohio, United States
I have never had a dishwasher until 3 months ago. My husband and I wanted to update our very small kitchen and we had to choose the 18" Frigidaire because of space restraitants. I figured that a "small" dishwasher was better than none. But, I have to tell you...we are very pleasantly surprised. The "smaller" dishwasher is totally a little powerhouse! So very, very pleased! Way to go Frigidaire!!!!
My wife loves her new ...
By 12 cheek
My wife loves her new 18'' Frigidaire dishwasher .
Small but mighty!!
I've never owned a dishwasher. Now I will never be without one!
from Boston, MA
Good value. Solid construction. Simple, but exactly what I need.
For Small Size, Fantastic!
Bought this after reviewing several 18" dishwashers and am glad we did. Great features and very quiet. We have always had this size so we had to stay with it or redo the kitchen. No need for a full size. This one holds a lot of dishes. as far as install, we had it installed but watched them do it and looked very simple.
nice features for an 18 inch
from Dayton, OH, United States
not sure why people are complaining about it not turning itself completely off. I've had dishwashers for years and none of them ever turn themselves completely off. in my home I have an expensive 24 inch which has every feature imaginable but it doesn't leave a light on when it is done. I wouldn't want one that didn't since you would like to know if there are more people in the house whether or not the dishwasher has clean dishes in it.
Quiet when in operation.
from Menasha, Wi.
Purchased this item a couple months ago and are very happy with the performance and how quiet it is when running. Our last dishwasher was the small one as well and was quite noisy when running.
Compact and Quiet Dishwasher
By Realtor Ron
from Glen Allen, Virginia
Extremely easy to install with old school quality. Needed a dishwasher for a confined area and the Frigidaire FFBD1821MB worked out extremely well. Had all the features I had in mind although initially the cost seemed high, after a few months of use it was worth the investment and I am very pleased.
Fits perfectly; quiet; stainless steel tub
By Radio Rick
from Pahoa, Big Island, Hawaii
We have a Balinese hardwood home in Hawaii without much counter and under cabinet space. Found a craftsman who disassembled the cabinet to the left of the sink, built a box for the new dishwasher and reassembled the cabinet to the left. Since matching our teak counter tops would have been impossible, found an end from a granite installation that's perfect for the coffee area above. Couldn't have done it w/o the 18" DW. Reviews were excellent, especially for the stainless tub.
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