A dishwasher is an essential appliance in any kitchen, making cleaning up after meals a breeze. If you’re in the market for a new dishwasher, one of the most important steps in the process is measuring your space to make sure that your new appliance will fit properly. Before diving into a search for the perfect appliance to fit your space and the installation of the new dishwasher, it is important to have the correct measurements of your space on hand. Having the measurements readily available will help narrow down the search as you are able to find a dishwasher that not only fits your needs but also fits your space.
It’s not every day you purchase a new dishwasher, so we are here to help make the process Simply Better. Together, we will build a guide to creating your dream kitchen. This step-by-step guide will walk you through the steps of measuring for a new dishwasher.
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Step 1: Measure the Height
One of the first measurements needed is the height of the space where you want to install your new dishwasher. This is often the space between the floor and the bottom of the countertop. To get an accurate measurement, use a tape measure to measure from the floor to the underside of the countertop. If the space is not perfectly level, measure at the highest and lowest points.
Step 2: Measure the Width
Measure the width of the space where you want to install the new dishwasher. This measurement is the distance between the two cabinets or walls where the dishwasher will be installed. Measure for your new dishwasher at the narrowest point to determine the maximum width of the dishwasher that will fit in the space.
Step 3: Measure the Depth
Finally, you need to measure the depth of the space where you want to install the dishwasher. This is the distance from the back wall to the front of the cabinets or countertop. Make sure to measure from the deepest point to the front, as this will determine the maximum depth of the dishwasher that will fit in the space.
Other Factors to Consider
In addition to the height, width, and depth of the space, there are other factors to consider when selecting a new dishwasher. One of the fun parts of picking out a new appliance lies in its features. After narrowing down the dimensions, you can explore the different features dishwashers have including the capacity, noise level, and energy efficiency. The Sharp SDW6767HS Smart Dishwasher brings practical smart home features to a versatile and powerful dishwashing experience. With six washing cycles, seven options, outstanding washing power, and an adjustable third rack, the SDW6767HS is ready to help. Just ask Alexa, “Alexa, set the dishwasher cycle to heavy duty.”
Measuring for a new dishwasher is a straightforward process that requires careful attention to detail. By taking accurate measurements of the height, width, and depth of your space, and considering other important factors, you can select a dishwasher that will be a perfect fit for your kitchen and your lifestyle.
If you’re unsure about measuring for a new dishwasher, or if you have any concerns about the installation process, it’s always a good idea to consult with a professional. A professional installer can help you determine the best location for your new dishwasher and ensure it is installed correctly.