Baumatic BDW17 reviews and prices: Built-in 60cm wide Dishwasher

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This dishwasher is a good all rounder.

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6.0 out of 10 based on 2 reviews.
Baumatic BDW17: Built-in A rated 14 place setting dishwasher with Display function. See full product description

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Steve, Sheffield Busy mum or dad

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Feature packed for the price, although this is an end of line model. Very easy to use, not at all complicated. Good choice of programs but, as with other dishwashers, you would only probably use 1 or 2 of them.

Quite easy to install, paricularly the door once the template is fitted correctly. I had to modify my door as one of the hinge holes was exactly where a crucial screw should go. I bought a couple of brackets to bridge the hole and everything was ok. Like the fact that the rear legs are adjustable from the front of the unit. This can be a bit fiddly but it's far easier than having to pul the unit out and push it back to adjust them several times.

The dishwasher is very quite, hardly know it's on really. Dishes are almost always spotless when they come out although some really stubborn baked on food may need to be loosened before washing.

Instructions are easy to follow and quite compreensive.

All together quite pleased with the purchase so far.
Bad points:
Cycle times seem to be a bit long but my previous dishwasher had an auto feature which adjusted the cycle time acording to when the dishes were clean so I'm not comparing like for like. When left running over night this isn't a problem.

There seems to be a fair amont of water left on the sides of the dishwasher when the cycle is complete. The dishes are generally fine and this may just be a case of tweaking the amount of rinse aid etc. It's not really a major problem.

Be careful once the door is fitted! This makes the dishwasher unbalanced and until it's secured in its location it could topple forwards.

The top basket doesn't runs smoothly on its runners and needs a bit of jiggling to push it back particularly when fully loaded.

The holes in the cutlery basket are a little small for some of the cutlery we have. However we've overcome this problem by removing one of the covers and placing the items directly in the basket.
Overall rating 8.0
Cycle times 7.0
Noise 9.0
Cleaning Performance 9.0
Ease of Loading 7.0
Choice of Wash Cycles 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 22 May 2011

Tracey, leicester Busy mum or dad

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
Bad points:
you have to put wine glasses in the bottom wont fit at top .
it dosent clean that well .
dosent dry that good and suppose to have turbo dryer not seen it yet .
Overall rating 4.0
Cycle times 5.0
Noise 10.0
Cleaning Performance 3.0
Ease of Loading 3.0
Choice of Wash Cycles 8.0
Value for money 3.0
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Confirmed purchase: 06 Jun 2011

Product Features

Construction Built-in
Energy efficiency A
Extra functions Start delay
Extra functions Display of remaining time
Extra functions Water control system
Extra functions Display
Cleaning Efficiency A
Drying efficiency A
Noise level (Decibels) 49
Number of place settings 14
Countertop No
Number of Different Temperatures 4
Number of programmes 7
Half load Yes
Width in cm 60
Depth in cm 56
Height in cm 82
Water consumption in litres per program 16
Release date 2008-01-18

Also known as: BDW17

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