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very quiet & extremely efficient!
My home was not fitted for a built-in dishwasher. Rather than pay for expensive plumbing, purchasing this portable dishwasher was a more practical idea. And thanks to Whirlpool, using this dishwasher couldn't be...Read complete review
My home was not fitted for a built-in dishwasher. Rather than pay for expensive plumbing, purchasing this portable dishwasher was a more practical idea. And thanks to Whirlpool, using this dishwasher couldn't be easier. The connector provided fits both external and internal threading on the faucet. Delayed wash means that the dishwasher is never out in the middle of the floor during the day. And my plastic ware is always clean and EXACTLY where I left it in the dishwasher .. not thrown all over the inside. I have even grown to love the portable part of the dishwasher .. how many of your friends can say they can roll their dishwasher to the dining table to load the dishes instead of having to carry all the dishes back to the kitchen. My dinner party guests were amazed and even wanted to help thinking this was some new cool idea!!! I love it! Thanks Whirlpool.
Most Liked Negative Review
Not perfect, but probably the best portable dishwasher for those who need one
This dishwasher has a nice "countertop" that has proven very useful, and we even use it occasionally as an "island" for additional prep space in our smallish kitchen. It...Read complete review
This dishwasher has a nice "countertop" that has proven very useful, and we even use it occasionally as an "island" for additional prep space in our smallish kitchen. It rolls very smoothly and feels solidly built, and the exterior finish is basic but nice. We really like that there is a sanitize cycle, as it makes bottle cleaning much easier and safer. The quick connect is also pretty easy to use. Downsides are that it doesn't always get tough dishes perfectly clean (e.g. dried cheese and pasta sauces should be pre-scrubbed in the sink), but this seems to be a universal problem with dishwashers. The door and racks don't operate as smoothly as I would have hoped: the door takes some effort to open, and it will stay in place if you leave it partially open, rather than swinging the rest of the way down or shut; likewise, the racks need to be pushed or pulled all the way to where you want them -- you can't just "bat" them and expect them to slide the rest of the way on their own. The bottom rack also misses the track on the door sometimes (again, a fairly common dishwasher problem). The dishwasher is quieter than some monsters we've had in the past but still somewhat noisy, and the hose and drain connection to the sink can be noisy, particularly when filling or draining. The sink connection also "dribbles" water while in operation (the quick-connect is by no means water-tight) -- it doesn't spray, but it probably means at least a gallon of water or more is wasted every time the dishwasher is run. Also, the quick connect that you are required to install on your kitchen faucet has screens but no aerator, so water comes out essentially the same as it would from a garden hose with no attachment: in a thick, fast stream. We wish there were an additional quick connect to add an aerator when the dishwasher is not in use, as the garden hose stream is wasteful and much more "splashy" when doing dishes by hand. The cycles are also surprisingly long: we expected 45 minutes to an hour, but they seem to last more like 2 hours (even just the regular cycle with no heated dry). One additional thing to keep in mind is that the manufacturer recommends removing and sealing off any accessory "spray hoses" that you may have installed in your kitchen sink, to avoid any risk of the hose bursting. We find the spray hose is too useful to get rid of, though, and we simply retrofitted ours to add a ball valve at the connection from the faucet to the spray hose; when we want to use the dishwasher, we just flip the lever to cut off water to the hose. This is not the fanciest, nicest dishwasher you can buy, but we believe it is one of the best portable options on the market right now, and unless you opt for a truly "top-end" under-sink dishwasher, you will find the same disadvantages in most other dishwashers.
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from Randolph, MA, United States
Comments about Whirlpool 24" White Portable Dishwasher:
good solid product pleasant to look at easy use, long lasting without any problems.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By big v
from CT, United States
dishs come out great. better then I have seen in a while. good wsher.
Great features , easy to use
from Illinois, United States
I bought this 2 weeks ago and now wondering why ive never had one , love it
Friendly price and performance
from Bucyrus, OH, United States
Bought it a month ago, never been happier with an appliance purchase
from Port Huron, MI, United States
This dishwasher is providing exactly what I bought it for.. portability and it does a good job of washing the dishes too
Easy to use, quiet, works nicely.
from Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ, United States
Replaced my old portable (which really is installed, but just not an under-the-counter spot) with this Whirlpool and it's great to have a new one. I couldn't use the new little pods of dishwashing detergent in my old machine because of the size and shape of the soap container so it's nice to have a new one!
Gets the job done
from Wynantskill, NY, United States
Have owned for about a month and a half. Have used all settings including the 1 hour quick wash. Everything seems to come out clean on all settings. #1 tip though is to rinse all dishes before putting them in. Like any dishwasher if you have seriously caked on food only a good hard scrubbing will get that off.
from Decatur, IN, United States
The complete clean from the heavy wash option to the 1 hr wash option is AWESOME. The deep upper rack w/ washing arm is perfect. I am using all the recommended cleaning & drying agents and I couldn't be happier to load my dishwasher, hit start and get on with life. Thanks so much!!
does a great job
from Mount Carroll, IL, United States
I bought this dishwasher 2 weeks ago and have used it quite a bit. What an improvement over the old dishwashers. You don't even have to rinse the stuff off good and this machine gets them clean. Very quiet too. Was worth the money.
Doing a great job of cleaning
from South Haven, Mn United States
I am very happy with our new Whirlpool. It is quiet, cleans the dishes well and meets my expectations well!
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