1. What does freestanding dishwasher mean?
A freestanding dishwasher like its name suggests uses a standalone design to comfortably fit inside your kitchen or anywhere in the house without the need of being integrated into your custom kitchen cabinets. It is easily installed and is equipped with various amenities and features.
Altus' Silver Freestanding dishwasher is all that and also has a 14-place setting capacity which can fit large dinner plates, small plates, cups, saucers, bowls, drinking glasses, and cutlery (knifes, teaspoons, dinner forks, small salad forks).
2. What is the difference between freestanding and built-in dishwashers?
The difference between freestanding and built-in dishwashers is as follows:
When you want the flexibility to have your dishwasher put anywhere in your kitchen, not limited by building it into your cabinetry or under the bench, then a freestanding dishwasher gives you more options. Finished on all sides and on the top so you can place it anywhere in your kitchen. All our Beko freestanding dishwashers have the option to remove the top lid so it can be built under.
If you’re looking for a seamless design for your kitchen, then a fully integrated dishwasher is the perfect option for you. Designed to blend with the rest of your kitchen cabinets, you can have your matching cupboard door fitted, so it’s concealed when the machine is closed. The control panel is at the top of the dishwasher inside the door, perfectly hidden and seamless.
3. Do freestanding dishwashers need to be plumbed in?
No, freestanding dishwashers do not need to be plumbed in. They come in a variety of dimensions, including full-size, slender, and small variants, making them a feasible alternative for practically every kitchen. So long as it can be plugged in, a freestanding dishwasher may be placed practically anyplace in your kitchen. The only thing a user needs to do is connecting different pipes to the correct outlets, such as connecting the cold water pipe to a cold water source. This is the only part involved in the installation of a freestanding dishwasher. It is so easy and straightforward that you don’t need a professional plumber. Hence, if you live in rented housing a standalone dishwasher may be the best option since it is easier to move around.