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Today’s hi-tech dishwashers don’t just wash your dishes – they sanitise them, and much more. Image Credit: Pexels/Wendelin Jacober

Do you hate washing dirty dishes? It’s a universal peeve, and a chore that can be easily checked off your to-do list with the introduction of a reliable, hardworking dishwasher. Today’s hi-tech dishwashers don’t just wash your dishes – they sanitise them, use ultraviolet rays to sterilise them, conserve energy, and get rid of all kinds of hard-to-remove stains.

Smart technology is also making dishwashing easier. You can even take advantage of new, cutting-edge features like the Home Connect app, which offers smart assistance - the ability to control your dishwasher (and many other devices) remotely, right from your smartphone! Purchase your dishwasher and get free in-house installation from Amazon. Don’t forget to become an Amazon Prime member so you can get it delivered to you faster, and enjoy leaving all your dishes to the pro!

Best Overall: Bosch Freestanding Dishwasher (13 Place Settings)

Pros

  • Very quiet dishwasher
  • Removes bacteria with hygiene control
  • Has a smart remote control app
  • Has a drawer for small cutlery

Cons

  • Dishes may not completely dry
  • Expensive

Selecting the right wash program for your dishwasher can be confusing. With the newly launched Home Connect app, take the guesswork out of the job – once you load the dishwasher, the app recommends the right program to you on your smartphone, so you get perfect results. Bosch’s appliance also has a HygienePlus option that washes cutlery at a higher temperature (up to 70 degrees Celsius) during rinsing, so that your items are totally bacteria-free.

Bonus: Buy with 0% installments and pay Dh391.58 for 12 months with select banks. You can also book an in-home installation service by a professional for free.

Warranty: Amazon offers a 1-year extended warranty for Dh284, and a 2-year extended warranty for Dh404.

Best Large Capacity: Bosch Freestanding Dishwasher (14 Place Settings)

Pros

  • Very quiet dishwasher
  • Has a smart remote control app
  • Water- and energy-efficient
  • Has anti-fingerprint coating for a sleek front
  • Spacious

Cons

  • Expensive

Another great dishwasher that you can control with the Home Connect app, this Bosch appliance has innovative ActiveWater technology, which maximises efficiency with its filter system and water distribution to produce great results. Its DosageAssist functionality also ensures optimal cleaning results (the detergent capsule gets completely dissolved), and its EcoSilence DriveTM technology means your dishes go through a quieter wash that reduces your electricity consumption. It’s a winner all the way.

Bonus: Buy with 0% installments and pay Dh491.58 for 12 months with select banks. You can also book an in-home installation service by a professional for free.

Warranty: Amazon offers a 1-year extended warranty for Dh341, and a 2-year extended warranty for Dh484.

Best Budget: Whirlpool Freestanding Dishwasher

Pros

  • Able to deal with smaller loads
  • Has the ability to sanitise cutlery
  • Water- and energy-efficient
  • Affordable price

Cons

  • No smart remote control app
  • No drawer for small cutlery

You don’t have to wait to have enough dishes to fill up this Whirlpool dishwasher. Built in a way that allows you to wash big loads or small ones, the appliance has five wash programs and 13 place settings. It can even sanitise as it goes, to ensure your cutlery is 100 per cent bacteria-free. Using 11 litres of water per wash, Whirlpool’s dishwasher has an energy efficiency rating of A+, so enjoy a system that’s more efficient, faster, easier and quicker than the old-fashioned manual way.

Bonus: Buy with 0% installments and pay Dh132.75 for 12 months with select banks. You can also book an in-home installation service by a professional for free.

Warranty: Amazon offers a 1-year extended warranty for Dh114, and a 2-year extended warranty for Dh162.

Best Medium Capacity: Siemens Free Standing Dishwasher (12 Place Settings)

Pros

  • Relatively quiet dishwasher
  • The height of baskets can be adjusted for larger utensils
  • Has anti-fingerprint coating for a sleek front
  • Free installation provided

Cons

  • No smart remote control app
  • No drawer for small cutlery
  • No sanitisation option

Efficient, durable and quiet, this Siemens dishwasher uses an iQdrive motor, where lower energy consumption meets powerful performance. The dishwasher has special integrated mechanics which allow you to change the height of the top basket, so that loading and unloading is simpler and accommodates larger-than-usual pots or plates. Siemens also has a thoughtful antiFingerprint feature that puts an end to frustrating fingerprints left on its stainless steel body.

Bonus: Buy with 0% installments and pay Dh148.51 for 12 months with select banks. You can also book an in-home installation service by a professional for free.

Warranty: One-year warranty offered by the manufacturer. Amazon offers a 1-year extended warranty for Dh114, and a 2-year extended warranty for Dh162.

Best in Hygiene: Toshiba Free Standing Dishwasher (14 Place Settings)

Pros

  • Can be used for half loads
  • Flexible trays
  • Has an integrated steriliser to destroy bacteria
  • Has anti-microbial technology

Cons

  • Dishes may not fully dry
  • Delivery fee of Dh70

A dishwasher that cares about your safety, this Toshiba appliance is equipped with UV-LED Steriliser technology. It uses ultraviolet light to sterilise your kitchenware after the washing cycle, to eliminate bacteria effectively. You can also use its hot water wash feature, which circulates water at 70 degrees Celsius, to wash oil and other stains off every surface. And Toshiba’s anti-microbial technology means the dishwasher is always 99.99 per cent bacteria free.

Bonus: Buy with 0% installments and pay Dh141.67 for 12 months with select banks. You can also book an in-home installation service by a professional for Dh60.

Warranty: One-year warranty offered by the manufacturer. Amazon offers a 1-year extended warranty for Dh114, and a 2-year extended warranty for Dh162.

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