Tag Archives: KitchenAid

KitchenAid KUDS30CXSS 24 in Stainless Steel Dishwasher Review

KitchenAid KUDS30CXSS 24 in Stainless Steel DishwasherKitchenAid has long been known as a big name in quality kitchen appliances. KitchenAid has helped make life more convenient for millions because of its many innovative products. If you are burdened with loads of dishes to wash and are looking for an efficient dishwasher with a big capacity the Kitchen Aid KUDS30CXSS 24 in Stainless Steel Dishwasher can be the best answer to your need. With this dishwasher’s interior 20% bigger than standard tubs tall items which normally will not fit standard tubs can easily fit. Designed to accommodate 15 place settings this 24 inch tub dishwasher is rated well in best portable dishwasher reviews because of its impressive features and performance.

The Kitchen Aid KUDS30CXSS 24 in dishwasher has cleaning features, which other dishwashers in its category do not have. It has high-pressured spray jets that are capable of giving heavily soiled dishes and cutlery a good scrub so dried food deposits are washed away easily. With this feature there is no need to pre-rinse soiled dishes before they are loaded into the dishwasher. Seemingly to complement this feature the Kitchen Aid KUDS30CXSS 24 in. dishwasher also has a built-in food disposer to keep the wash water clean and free of food particles washed out from the dishes. This disposer helps ensure that food particles do not end up deposited back on the dishes. This remarkable dishwasher also has sensors that automatically adjust the cycle depending on soil content, load level and/or water temperature so that excellent cleaning efficiency is achieved. Unlike other dishwashers, the Kitchen Aid KUDS30CXSS 24 in. Dishwasher has spray arms instead of a central tower. These spray arms allow more wash levels and occupy less rack space therefore maximizing load capacity.

Kitchen Aid KUDS30CXSS 24 in. dishwasher has 4 cycle selections and 6 different cycle options which includes a sanitary cycle that is NSF certified to get rid of 99.9% of germs and bacteria. Water temperature in the dishwasher can reach approximately 150-degrees to help disinfect dishes. The Kitchen Aid KUDS30CXSS 24 in. dishwasher has an internal heating element that dries dishes faster thereby reducing spotting on dishes especially on glassware.

Kitchen Aid KUDS30CXSS 24 in. dishwasher is made of commercial grade stainless steel which gives it a sleek exterior. Its stainless steel interior aids in drying dishes faster because stainless steel has excellent heat-retaining and water condensing-properties. The Kitchen Aid KUDS30CXSS 24 in. dishwasher has an upper and lower rack both made of high quality nylon. The racks have fold-down tines to keep loose dishes in place and to provide space for large dishes. In the absence of a cutlery tray this dishwasher has a large silverware basket that can be moved and divided in different ways or fitted with covered slots.

Aside from the excellent features of the Kitchen Aid KUDS30CXSS 24 in. dishwasher it is also several notches higher than other brands in its category in terms of energy efficiency. Energy star qualified, it utilizes 7 per cent less energy and 20 percent less water than the maximum allowed. This dishwasher has an economy cycle for washing lightly-soiled dishes that would help you save further on water and energy since lower temperature, less water and time is used. The KitchenAid KUDS30CXSS 24 in. dishwasher also has a delay start feature which is an added energy saving feature that automatically turns on the dishwasher during off-peak energy hours when electric rates are lower. In terms of sound ratings, this dishwasher from Kitchen Aid has a sound decibel level of 49dBA, which is 4 dba quieter than the average sound rating of the top 18%of the best dishwashers.

All these fine features of this remarkable dishwasher come with a high price though. With an MSRP of $ 999 it is 28% more expensive than average placing it in the top 23% of higher-cost dishwashers.

KitchenAid Superba EQ KUDE48FXSS

KitchenAid Superba EQ KUDE48FXSSThe KitchenAid Superba EQ KUDE48FXSS is one of the quietest dishwashers available in the market. An energy efficient dishwasher will drastically reduce your energy and water consumption that will lower down your monthly utility bills. In the long run. Considering your current utility costs, upgrading to an energy efficient dishwasher will save you a lot of money.

Aside from being quiet, it is Energy Star compliant and has an estimated cost of $30 annually to operate. When it comes to energy consumption, this one has an estimate of 279 kilowatt-hours.

Features

This dishwasher has ProWash, normal wash, light or china wash, one-hour wash, heavy duty and rinse only cycles. This adds convenience to the dishwasher. It also has 6 wash options that include hi-temp scrub, top rack only, and ProScrub. This option eliminates pre-washing of your dishes. The dishwasher also comes with indicator lights on the front of the unit as well as the cycle status display. Whenever there is a cycle running, the front indicator is lit, then the cycle status displays the progress of each cycle performed.

Appearance

This dishwasher is the standard 24-inches wide, 34-1/2 inches high and 27-1/2 inches deep. The control panel is hidden when the dishwasher is shut closed. You can also choose from 4 different colors, black, stainless steel, white and panel ready. If you are to choose the panel ready form, it can be customized to blend with your preferred decoration in your kitchen.

Warranty

It is backed with a standard 1-year warranty for parts and labor. On top of that they the manufacturer also includes longer warranties for other parts of the dishwasher. The rack and electronics are already covered for the 2nd through the 5th year after you purchase the unit. The door liner and the tub is backed by a lifetime warranty, a great deal compared to other manufacturers.

Help and Support

If ever you are in need of serious technical support or plainly want some queries answered regarding the product, you will not have a hard time looking for help. Help is accessible through phone, email, live chats or even to some social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter pages. KitchenAid also provides FAQ’s and a user manual that is accessible online for quick reference.

Pro(s)

Being Energy Star compliant, KitchenAid has a top-rack only wash feature that allows you to clean smaller loads to save energy and water.

Con(s)

In line with KitchenAids means of help and support. KitchenAid does not include online tutorials for this unit.

Overall, the KitchenAid Superba EQ KUDE48FXSS dishwasher is definitely an energy efficient dishwasher, and it also features a very low sound level of only 46dBA. It also features a ProWash cycle and the ProScrub option to clean your dishes in an efficient manner. As it offers quality performance, energy-saving and efficiency, you will definitely get your money’s worth if you are to purchase this dishwasher. It has an estimate cost of $30 annually to operate and 279 kilowatt-hours worth of energy consumption. Going green has never been to stylish, quiet and efficient.