If your kitchen island has a sink and room to store dishes, it may be a prime candidate for a dishwasher installation. If you’re considering ramping up your island with a dishwasher, then we have all the information you need to get started.
The cost of a dishwasher can vary depending on the manufacturer and the quality of the machine. You can expect to pay anywhere from $250-$1,500, with the average being right around $500. The cost of installing a dishwasher into your kitchen island would be extra, so it’s best to contact a professional for price quotes and go from there.
Most dishwashers require very little regular maintenance. If problems should arise, it’s always best to contact the manufacturer or a professional that can perform maintenance operations for you.
There should be approximately 36 inches to allow a dishwasher door (that is usually 30 inches long) to be opened.
While the first mechanical dishwashing device was invented by Joel Houghton in 1850, the reliable machines that we have today seem to be a direct descendent of an 1886 invention by Josephine Cochrane. Dishwashers weren’t commonplace in homes until the 1970’s.
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