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SPT - 18" Front Control Built-In Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Tub - Stainless steel-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.2 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I hated doing dishes

    Posted
    NYcee

    This dishwasher is amazing. Ive had it for almost two years and its still going strong. Only one issue: the timer is way off. It takes a lot longer than the displayed time. Nothing intolerable but I wouldnt call this thing speedy. The stainless interior is still nice and shiny, still clean almost 2yrs in. The lower rack isnt fixed to a rail and can be easily removed. The upper rack is on rails and can be adjusted for height. I regularly put a rack full of glass jars or a small heavy cast iron pot on tbe upper rack with confidence. The upper rack has its own spinning jet thing. I rinse my plates and cups off before putting them in but dont give anything a prewash if i dont have to. 99% of the time everything comes out spotless. Interior components are mostly plastic but easily removed for cleaning. You do have to clean the trap basin on this periodically. I use the dishwasher almost daily and clean the trap maybe once a month. Works great with the eco detergent from wholefoods or generic cascade from the corner store. The rinse aide is almost a must, it really cuts down on drying time. This dishwasher doesnt have a heated dry mode but when its done with the cycle the dishes will be so hot, when you open the door a cloud of steam pours out, leave the door open a bit and the dishes will be dry soon. Speed mode does not use rinse aide and "all in one" is for use with all in ine detergent "packs" that you put in the included basket holder thing. Hookup to the sink is solid. I dont shy away from using the red button to shoot some water out while its still running. It will heat the water coming in from the sink so run your cold water, not hot. Comes with a lot of extra attachments that Ive never used, like stemware holders or something. Lastly, This thing is heavy! Luckily the shipping included it being brought up to my apartment (3rd floor). It comes very well boxed in a double walled box with lots of corner support. All in all an great purchase that has saved me hours! And lot of gross dish-doing. I was able to use a small applince coupon code I found online for 20% off!! Look for it in the winter months after the new year. I ordered mine feb 11th 2014.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Only Lasted 3 WEEKS!!!

    Posted
    Sean
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Bought this unit while I was remodeling my kitchen and after installation it worked great for a little over THREE WEEKS. Contacted the company and they sent me a new main board, I installed it (I am more than capable) It still didn't power on so I called them back and they tried to convince me it was not properly installed well these are not hard to install (you connect black to black, whit to white and ground to ground) but I rechecked my connection and it is hot. To make a long story short the company will do whatever it can to avoid standing behind their product, got the manager on the line and they "will stand behind it as long as I pay to ship it back" which they already have a contract with UPS and it costs $95.oo!!! NO Thank you so when you ship it back and it breaks again then what?? BUYER BEWEAR

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    I would give it a zero if that was an option

    Posted
    FrustratedInc
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Absolute dud! I've installed several dishwashers in previous homes. Not a big deal. This one worked fine for what it was but only lasted about 5 - 6 weeks. It quit in the middle of a load! SPT customer service has been friendly so far but wants to send me a new main board with instructions for me to install it myself. Probably not hard as I am fairly handy but their warranty says that it will be voided if it is "repaired by an unauthorized person." Sounds very fishy to me! Lets see how many rounds this takes to resolve. Not at all pleased. Best Buy should probably do a better job of vetting their products.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great compact dishwasher

    Posted
    MikeC
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    We needed a dishwasher that fit under the counter without eating up too much cabinet space, and wasn't too expensive, this was the perfect size at a great price. It was delivered on time without any surprises and so far washes the dishes as well, if not better than, the full size Dishwasher we had at our previous home. Installation was tricky for me since I'm not a skilled handyman and we did not have a dishwasher in this spot previously, so we paid a contractor to install it for us (about $250).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for a couple or single people

    Posted
    Ammery
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    This was a great find as our remodel did not allow for a standard size dishwasher, the things I usually end up handwashing anyway. It does not fit large items such as pots or crock pot ware but it does the job for plates, cups, dishes and silverware. If you still like to hand wash certain things and have limited space, then this is for you. It does what its supposed to for everyday maintenance.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect size

    Posted
    July
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    Took a chance on this dishwasher without seeing it. Exceeded all my expectations! Perfect for a small kitchen. Interior is very roomy. Easily fits dishes for a family dinner for 6. Extra tall bottom shelf allows pots & pans to fit in also. Cleans very well. It was the best answer for a kitchen we thought was too small for a dishwasher. Much better than using a portable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Terrible product

    Posted
    Sally
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Worked for 30 minutes and quit, company mailed UPS replacement and I had to mail the first one back. Second one did the same thing. Will not send out a technician to repair. Returning and buying a name brand. I’ve gotten very good at installing and uninstalling dishwashers, otherwise this has been very frustrating.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product, great price

    Posted
    dolphingirl
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    Love our new dishwasher. We needed something small for our cottage and it's perfect. Super quiet and the heated dry cycle gets the dishes dry. Cycle is a little longer than I would like, but we just have to remember to start it early enough on the day we're leaving.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great size for an apartment kitchen

    Posted
    Linda
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    We wanted to install a full size dishwasher but it would have meant major carpentry work in the kitchen of our apartment. So we looked for an 18" and found this. Didn't cost an arm & a leg like many smaller versions and had great reviews. Does a great job on the dishes and we are very happy with it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    So far so good

    Posted
    Jasonb81
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    This is my first dishwasher. I was drawn in by the price. I have had it for about 3 weeks now and so far so good. Works just as advertised with no issues up to this point. My wife uses it every day and so far we are very happy with this purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome, small dishwasher!!

    Posted
    Panda
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    We live in an old house so there's not much room for a dishwasher. We were able modify a cabinet and fit this dishwasher in the space. It works very well and the electronic features are rather reassuring.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Looks great, Works as described.

    Posted
    Hearing
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    Works as described.Relatively easy to install a friend of mine and I did most of the work we only had to hire an electrician luckily my friend has Carpender experience. I live in a very small cottage and this was the most reasonable small dishwasher

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Small Dishwasher

    Posted
    Moobie
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    I recently remodeled my kitchen in my mobile home. I was looking for a small dishwasher and after a lot of research I chose this one. Its only 18 inches wide and holds service and silverware for 8. It is quiet and small--everything I wanted.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great price and good dishwasher for the size!

    Posted
    Grasshopper
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    I’m pleased with the price for this size unit. I had a ding in the front panel from shipping but I called spt and they had a replacement panel to me in a couple days. It was easy to install. The performance of the product is good for a small dishwasher!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Really the perfect size dishwasher.

    Posted
    EdLuvs2Shop
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    I bought this dishwasher to fit a small opening under the counter. No need to tear out the counter top. Height was the problem with a standard size dishwasher. Does an excellent job of cleaning your dishes

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Renter has a new Dishwasher

    Posted
    Mimi
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    We bought this dishwasher for a client, since her old one did not work. So far we haven’t had one complaint. Best Buy had the Best deal on a very small dishwasher. When we turned it on we could hardly hear it! . Client was so pleased.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    It leaks

    Posted
    Aschi
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    Picked it up at the store after about a 30 minute wait for it to be located. Had the contractors install it and come to find out it leaks form the bottom. Now I have to pay to get it uninstalled and exchange it.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Complete Junk

    Posted
    PropertyMgr18
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    This was an in-store pick up. The machine arrived wet inside and broken. The bottom looked like it had been smashed and there were loose parts everywhere. I think this brand is really cheap too. The parts inside seemed really cheaply made. Not worth it.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice and compact...

    Posted
    DbrW
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    This mini dishwasher performs well...has a decent selection of cycles and cleans as expected. Not fancy but if you're looking for an 18" model it's worth checking out.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent solution for a smaller kitchen!

    Posted
    Smith
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    This portable dishwasher works well and is great for smaller spaces where a 24" dishwasher just isn't an option. Easy to install and operate as well!

    I would recommend this to a friend