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    Default Should i get a dishwasher?

    I have been brought up without a dishwasher and have no idea about them. Do you think its worth getting one and if so what sort of features should i look for? Any good brands you can suggest? Do they clean pots and pans well? Thanks in advance!

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    No dishwasher?!! They are essential!!

    Yes, most pots and pans can go in them - depending on the brand. I like the ones that have a cutlery drawer at the top, where you just sling in all your cutlery (as opposed to the traditional cutlery basket), as that saves you space inside.

    I also like ones where you can adjust the height of the shelves depending on what you have in there.

    We've just bought a new Samsung one that does both of those things. Bosch is good, but I found the Samsung identical in features and almost half the price.

    I wouldn't bother with a million different wash cycles/ programmes, as most people tend to use the same cycle (maybe alternating between heavy and economy wash).

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    You could buy one and if you don't like it... I'll happily take it off you

    But yes, always yes! Anything but a Bosch.

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    Omg yes :-) I cant live without my dishwasher I put everything in mine I wish I had a bigger one

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    My dishwasher is broken at the moment and I feel like all I do is wash up allllllll day!! So YES they're essential!!!!!

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    Should you buy one?
    Absolutely!

    We have had one for years, it's a ife saver

    Eta - ours is an Asko

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    Haha thanks everyone!! Sounds like i definately need one, and yep am always doing dishes, especially with 2 kids.
    Now time to do some research on prices and convince dh...

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    Everyone should have a dishwasher I currently don't have one & I miss my old one like crazy

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    Default Should i get a dishwasher?

    RUN, don't walk, to the shop. I have a Bosche and love it, but I agree with Girl X That the separate cutlery tray that some have is good. The basked doesn't take up too much room, but it can be a juggle to get things in if you have big dishes etc.

    I don't do my pots in the,, but that's because they were getting calcium left in them. We've got scanpans so it might just be the pot as I'm not 100% sure they are supposed to go in there anyway! But I do everything else in there.

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    Default Should i get a dishwasher?

    Oh my god, you're funny! Surely having a dishwasher or not isn't a question!
    Personally, i'm happy with a dishwasher that does my dishes, cutlery and at least one chopping board. If i have to do my pots and pans, technology and i can compromise on that.
    I would check Choice online for tests they've done?

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