Independent and trusted reviews, tests and buying guide of dishwashers and dishwasher detergents.

Loaded dishwasher

Dishwasher reviews

We take the guesswork out of buying the best dishwasher in your price range..

16 Jan 2015 | More than 50 dishwashers rated on their washing and drying performance, energy and water use, including models from Bosch, Dishlex, LG, Miele and Westinghouse.

Dishwashing detergent boxes

Dishwasher detergent

Dishwasher detergent can cost you over $1000 over the life of your dishwasher - make the right choice

8 Sep 2014 | Tablets, powders and gels tested: which one comes out on top? CHOICE tests over 40 dishwasher detergents - from the market-leading Finish tablets to the lower-cost Home Brand - and shows which one removes the most stains.

Aldi dishwasher lead

Aldi Stirling dishwasher first look

We take a sneak peek at this bargain Aldi dishwasher, which is available for a limited time only.

15 May 2013 | The Stirling dishwasher is economical in every sense, but we reveal whether it also has sterling performance.


Country of origin

Where are your products made? It's unlikely that you'll find a major product manufactured that is made wholly in one country.

11 Jan 2012 | CHOICE lists country of origin on whitegoods and appliances and other non-food products due to our members' wishes.


Dishwashers buying guide

Searching for a new dishwasher? Consider these factors before buying one

3 Mar 2009 | A dishwasher can save you hours of slaving over a hot sink and help save the planet too – used properly, dishwashers are generally more water and energy efficient than dishwashing by hand.


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Why do you rinse your dishes before putting them in the dishwasher?

Nope, no rinse - just scrape and go.
I don't trust the dishwasher to get rid of it all.
It's just a habit.
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