Dishwashers – Lifeline for Every Working Women

We are dependent on our house help for all the daily household work. If they don’t come one day our life turns upside down. With the advancement in technology, various inventions have helped in day to day work.

The dishwasher is one of that invention that helps in carrying on the simple work of dish washing easily. You no more have to wait for your house-help you can just put the pile of dishes in the washer, and you are good to go. It not only helps in saving time but also helps you in having clean dishes every time without nagging your maid.

The washers come with sensors and rack system which helps in placing the dishes and having a clean and germ-free dishes every time; they have hard water converter which helps convert hard water into the water which is good to use and healthy.

These days due to the touch screen trends there are no more buttons on the machine, but instead, there is a touch screen panel which helps in regulating the machine. These machines have become the life saver for those who have uneven hours of work and cannot stay home to take care of the household, it really helps in minimising the work. It’s just another new invention making our life simpler and making us not depend on our house-help.

Dishwasher Buyer’s Guide

  • Wash Programmes

It is not always safe to keep kids around electrical appliances. It is essential that the dishwasher has a child lock system which makes it safe even when kids are around.

The wash programs should have features of washing different material of utensils and cleaning it well. It should remove toxins and have water softening feature which makes the utensil safe to use.

It’s a bonus if it has salt funnel which means you can add salt as to cleanse the dishes well. We might think that this is just waste

  • Functionality

The dishwasher should be readily available and functional. It should not be complicated to use. It must have plate racks which can be used according to the customers need.

The water capacity should be good to store the utensil well and have an optimum use. It scores good points because water consumed per cycle is less.

  • Touch controls

The technology has advanced in each field, so you know longer have to push buttons, the new machines have touch controls which make the controlling easy and accessible.

We have been used to the touch screen panels as all our new smart phones have become touch screen this technology of touch panels in dishwashers makes it more easy to work with you don’t need to press buttons and make it work. It makes the machine easily accessible and does not complicate things.

  • Sensors

The machine should have auto detecting sensors if there are dirty dishes or when the water is hard the converter makes it soft and useable.

For certain kind of vessel, the temperature should be set which the sensors detect and make it easy to work with. It should also detect water usage per cycle.

  • Noise

The dishwasher tends to make a lot of noise, so it is necessary to review the product and read the catalog properly before buying the product. The expensive dishwashers tend to make less noise as they come with noise reduction feature in them.

  • Space accommodation

As we know the houses we live in even though they might be big we always crave for extra space. Most of the time we might not want some huge machine to take up the entire kitchen space because as it is our kitchen is smaller and having that extra obstruction in a way is not convenient. It is necessary to buy such dishwasher which does not consume much space and does not act as hindrance.

Along with not taking up space it is also essential to see that it is not some giant ugly machine ruining the look of your house but should be sleek and stylish to make it look like a part of the house.

Top 10 Dishwashers Available in Market

1. IFB Neptune FX Free Standing 12 Place Settings Dishwasher(Editor’s choice)

IFB Neptune FX Free Standing 12 Place Settings Dishwasher

IFB it is an elegant dishwasher which is stylish and does all the necessary work which a dishwasher has to do. With such a price the dishwasher is certainly worth the investment. it is long lasting and worthy.


  • Capacity: 12 Place Settings
  • Control: Button
  • Removable Rack Available: Yes
  • Free Standing Type
  • Model Number-Neptune FX
  • Type-Free Standing
  • Water Consumption-22.7 L
  • Noise Level-52 dB
  • Control Type-Button
  • Number of Wash Programs-5
  • Wash Program Type-Heavily Soiled, Light Soiled, Hygiene, Normal, Super 50 (min)
  • Color-White
  • number_of_racks-2
  • Removable Rack-Yes
  • Power Consumption-1900 W
  • Width-59.6 cm
  • Height-84.5 cm
  • Depth-59.8 cm
  • Weight-46 kg


  • Fully-automatic front-loading dishwasher
  • 12 place settings
  • Five wash programs
  • Warranty: 2 years comprehensive warranty on product
  • Water softening device
  • Heavily soiled program
  • Adjustable upper basket when empty
  • Drying system is natural


  • It does not have a child lock
  • Consumes a lot of water
  • Power consumption is high




2. Bosch SHE3AR76UC Recessed Handle Ascenta Dishwasher

Bosch has been a trusted brand for the kitchen utensil. It is no different for this appliance. The 12 wash program along with 2 folding dish wash rack is a real score. You no longer need anyone else to wash your dishes or other utensils because this mechanical device will be at your rescue all the time making it one time long lasting worthy investment.


  •  4 Wash programs
  •  12 Place settings
  •  14 Litres water consumption per cycle
  • Child lock: Yes
  • Water softener: Yes
  • Salt funnel: Yes
  • Period: 1-year manufacturer warranty
  • Dimension (WxHxD): 60 x 84.5 x 60 cm


  • It has a salt funnel
  • It has a child lock
  • It has water softening feature
  • It has two folding plate racks
  • It also has 12 place settings
  • It has aqua stop function and delayed start timer


  • The water used per cycle is more
  • Does not support aluminium utensil cleaning




3. Midea 8 Places MDWCT008IWN Dishwasher

Midea dishwasher has 8 place setting capacity and 6 wash programs; each cycle is 90 minutes that saves a lot of time and is helpful. It has all the required features.


  • Inverter Direct Drive Motor: Yes
  • Child Lock: Yes
  • Delay Start: Yes
  •  Triple Filter-Yes
  • Touch Control-Yes
  • Inverter Direct Drive Motor-Yes
  • Refill Indicator-Yes
  • Auto Restart-Yes
  • Error Display-Yes
  • Delay Start-Yes
  • Number of Racks-2
  • Removable Rack-Yes
  • Other Features-Breathing Filter, Innovative Blade Spray Arm, Lower Noise Levels, Energy-efficient & Water-saving,
  • Series-Counter top
  • Wash programme-6
  • Capacity (no of places)-8
  • Noise level(dB)-49
  • Model-MDWCT008IWN
  • Colour- white


  • It has touch control
  • It has inverter direct drive motor
  • It has refill indicator
  • It has auto restart
  • It has delay start
  • It has two rack
  • It comes with removable racks
  • It has child lock
  • It does not make a lot of noise
  • It looks sleek and stylish


  • It consumes more space as it is broader




4. Glen 12 Places DW 7617 E Dishwasher

It has 12 program feature; it is sleek and stylish looking. It also has all the latest technology and is power packed with good features which make it worth the investment.


  • Capacity (No of Places):12
  • Wash Programs: Fully Electronic Control
  • Noise Level (dB):50
  • Model-DW 7617 E
  • Colour-White
  • Wash programs-Fully Electronic Control
  • Removable rack-yes
  • Dimension- 61*59*85*15


  • It looks attractive
  • It has 12 wash racks
  • It has removable racks
  • It consumes less space
  • It is fully electronic control.


  • It consumes a lot of power
  • It is expensive




5. IFB Neptune VX Free Standing 12 Place Settings Dishwasher

IFB Neptune VX Free Standing 12 Place Settings Dishwasher

IFB is the most recognized brand in the dishwasher. It has offered quality products for a long time. It is readily available. It has LED touch screen and also touch control panels. It has different eight racks and also 12 place setting which may be very convenient. It has child lock which is safe if you have children at home.


  • Capacity: 12 Place Settings
  • Control: Button
  • Removable Rack Available: Yes
  • Type-Free Standing
  • Water Consumption-22.7 L
  • Noise Level-52 dB
  • Control Type-Button
  • Number of Wash Programs-8
  • Wash Program Type-Economic, Hygiene, Normal, Prewash, Quick, Super 55-minute 60°C, Auto Delicate 30 – 50, Auto Normal 50 – 60, Auto Intensive 60 – 70
  • Filter System-Metal Filter
  • Indicators Present-LED Indicator for Program Status, LED Indicator for Rinse Aid, LED Indicator for Salt Refill
  • Color-Dark Silver
  • Number of racks- 2
  • Height Adjustable Rack-Yes
  • Other Rack Features-Mug Shelf in Upper Rack: Adjustable, Foldable Wires in Lower Rack, Shelves in Upper Rack: 4, Removable Rack: Bottle Holder and Cutlery Basket, Spoon Rack
  • Display Type-LED
  • Display Features-LED Display on Control Panel for Error Detection
  • Child Lock-Yes
  • Other Convenience Features-Modular Lower Cutlery Basket, Flexible Half Load, Steam Drying, Water Spray Shower, Water Spray Arms: 2
  • Basket Material-Vinyl Coated Galvanised Iron
  • Power Consumption-1260 W
  • Power Requirement-220 – 240 V, 50 Hz
  • Heater Element Rating-2000 W
  • Other Power Features-Maximum Power: 2200 W, Electric Supply: Single Phase 15 A
  • Delay Start-Yes
  • Other Features-Water Supply Hose: 3 / 4 BSP Internal Connector, Water Pressure Range: 0.3 to 10 bar, Adjustable Feet, Water Softening Device (Up to 60 DH), Smart Design, Jet Wash, Super Energy Efficiency
  • Width-59.6 cm
  • Height-84.5 cm
  • Depth-59.8 cm
  • Weight-50 kg


  • It has removable rack
  • It does not make much noise
  • It has height adjustable rack
  • It has child lock
  • It has LED display feature
  • It has delay start system
  • It comes along with 2-year warranty
  • It has 12place setting
  • It looks beautiful
  • It is durable
  • It is easy to operate
  • It is easily accessible
  • It does not block much space


  • It consumes lot of water




6. Siemens Free-Standing 12 Place Settings Dishwasher (SN26L201IN, White)

Siemens offers a durable dishwasher. It is easy to use and has various features like auto detective sensors, touch control panel, Aqua sensors. It is a whole package of good features. The product does not disappoint.


  • 12 place settings
  • Speedier dishwasher that reduces up to 60% of wash cycle
  • Six washing programs & 3 wash options
  • Aqua sensor & load sensor
  • Automatic detergent detection
  • Dosage assist
  • Additional Top shower for best washing results
  • Noise level washing- 52dB
  • Installation type-free standing
  • Colour-White
  • Control console-Fully electronic
  • Number of Shelves-2


  • It is good looking
  • It has full electric control console
  • It has two shelves
  • It has six washing programs & 3 wash options
  • It has Aqua sensor & load sensor
  • It has Automatic detergent detection
  • It does not make much noise


  • It does not have child lock



7. Hindware Dishwasher Marco (Fully Built-in) (Grey)

Hindware Mario (Semi Built-in)

The hindware dishwasher has 12 place settings and 7 programmes. It has auto detection sensors along with child lock feature. It has an electronic control panel with LED light display which makes it easily visible and has touch control panels.


  • Capacity (Number of Place Settings): 12
  • Number of Wash Programmes: 6
  • Inside Material: Stainless Steel
  • Gross Weight: 42/48
  • Door Safety Lock: Yes
  • Number of wash- program- 6
  • Child lock-Yes


  • It has a child lock
  • It does not consume much space
  • It has safety door lock
  • It does not make a lot of noise
  • It is stylish and looks good
  • It is long lasting
  • The racks are made of stainless steel


  • It is costly



8. LG D1451WF Dishwasher (14 Place Settings, Silver)

LG has established its market world wide and has an extensive market for all kitchen appliances in India. In the same way, the dishwasher is a thumb up for those who are looking to buy a new one. It is not a new brand as every household has least one LG product, and they know how durable and user-friendly they are.


  • Dishwasher
  • 14 place settings
  • Wash Programs: Dual wash, auto eco, gentle and quick
  • Warranty: 2 years comprehensive warranty on product
  • Child lock, extra hot, basic program, refill indicator, automatic restart, delay start, error display, Aqua stop and triple filter
  • Spacious and better flexibility
  • Smart rack system
  • Energy and smart diagnosis


  • It has child lock
  • It is stylish looking
  • It is durable
  • It has aqua stop and triple filter


  • It needs a stabilizer to work properly
  • No aluminium utensil can be washed
  • No half load option





Bosch products are well-recognized in the market. They always offer quality products and have been in the market for quite a time. The product has LED display and child lock along with 12 place settings and 6-wash program.


  • Brand: Bosch
  • Model No: SMS60L18IN
  • No of wash programs: 6 programs: Intensive Kadhai 70°C, Auto 45-65°C, Express Sparkle 65°C, Eco 50°C, Quick 45°C, Pre-rinse
  • Adjustable upper rack loading: Yes
  • Basket material: Stainless steel
  • Child lock: Yes
  • Dishwasher; 12 place settings
  • Six wash programs
  • Intensive Kadhai 70 Degree: Special program for heavily soiled kadhais, pots, and pans with intensive washing and drying cycles for optimal cleaning and drying results
  • Extra Dry Option: Enhances further the drying results, especially beneficial for difficult to dry items
  • Vario Speed Option: Reduces the wash cycle time by up to 50 percent with optimum cleaning and drying results


  • It suits the aesthetic of your house
  • It has a stylish look
  • It does not make a lot of sound
  • It has additional racks
  • It has adjustable racks
  • The basket is made of stainless steel which may increase the life of the basket as well as the washer
  • It is easy to use
  • It is durable
  • It does not take up much space


  • It does not support washing aluminum and bronze utensil
  • It consumes lot of water



10. Elica WQP12-7605V SS Dishwasher (12 Place Settings, Silver)

Elica has come out with the new dishwasher. The product is reliable and is a good investment. If you are looking for a dishwasher with all features with an affordable price tag, then this one is the best option.


  • Dishwasher; 12 place settings
  • Five wash programs
  • 1-year warranty on product
  • Control and soft touch key
  • Installation type- free standing
  • Colour-silver
  • Material- stainless steel
  • Included components- Upper Basket, Inner Pipe, Lowest Basket, Salt container, Dispenser, Cup shelf, Spray Arms, Filter Assembly, Inlet pipe connector, Drain pipe


  • Material- stainless steel
  • It is attractive looking
  • It is reasonably priced
  • It has child lock
  • It has 12 place settings
  • It is durable
  • It is easy to use


  • It uses lot of power
  • It uses lot of water




It has become essential in this busy schedule to find some spare time and even if we do get some time no one wishes to waste that time on doing dishes. They rather spend it on something refreshing the dishwasher lets you have that spare time so installing one is good and a great investment.

IFB Neptune FX Free Standing 12 Place Settings Dishwasher is the one you should buy if you are thinking to install a washer it has all the necessary features and is good for the household purpose.  The IFB dishwasher has been trusted since quite some time, so buying the product you won’t regret it. It is really important to go through the features and the benefits of washers before buying it.


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