After the ‘demise’ of our 11 year old GE Profile dishwasher last May, and more than 2 months of carefully researching and deciding what I wanted to get and do with the space, we finally settled for another dishwasher last August.
I initially wanted to install a kitchen cabinet on the space that the ‘dead’ dishwasher occupied. I went high and low looking for a cabinet maker that was willing to take on such a small job, but nobody dared to take it. It must have been destiny that nobody wanted to do the job because a few weeks of not having a working dishwasher, I started missing having one. Washing dishes and pots and pans was a big additional chore for me.
So I started my research on the new breed of dishwashers out in the market. MIELE was my first choice of brand. I’ve stalked the only store in our area that sells them. But upon thorough research, I discovered that it is a potential money pit. Aside form the fact that the units are pricey, the recommended detergent is also expensive. So I turned to my second choice – BOSCH, also another German brand. I didn’t waver on doing a thorough research on the model that I zeroed on and finally went to buy it. We waited for almost three weeks for delivery and installation so we finally had a new working dishwasher last August.
If I loved the GE Profile, shall I say I love the Bosch more? Yes, it is really possible to fall in love with a dishwasher. It is insanely quiet, the dishes come out sparkling clean and toasty dry. Just like our old unit, we also got something with a food disposer.
This one however has a 3rd rack which is convenient for kitchen utensils, something that my old unit didn’t have.
It is so quiet, the only indicator that tells you it’s running is this red info light which automatically turns off once the dishes are ready.
I’m hoping that it will give us years of repair-free performance. After all, Bosch is well known for their innovation as well as dishwasher performance and reliability worldwide. It’s another German brand after all.