Countertop dishwashers that fit your space

Keep your plates and kitchen clean.
Keep your plates and kitchen clean. (Brooke Lark via Unsplash/)

If you don’t have the budget or room for a full-size dishwasher but would rather not spend time scrubbing dirty dishes after a dinner party, consider a countertop dishwasher. While they may be small, they can pack a punch when it comes to tackling residue from your favorite foods. All it takes is a bit of counter space and access to your kitchen sink. A countertop dishwasher will not only save you time but also cut down on the amount of water you use to get your dishes clean. You will be able to enjoy the company of your mealtime companions without worrying about getting the dishes done.

Powerful and petite.
Powerful and petite. (Amazon/)

The Compact Countertop Dishwasher from hOmeLabs is efficient and eco-friendly. It’s Energy Star-certified, using only 3.1 gallons of water per cycle to wash up to six place settings. There are six wash settings:heavy, normal, eco, glass, speed, and rinse. This sleek machine is easy to set up, which means you can stash it away whenever you want. It has a quick-connect assembly process and comes with a drain hose and a faucet adapter compatible with round-shaped faucet outlets. With a countertop dishwasher, size matters. At 17.2 x 19.6 x 21.6-inches, this machine is small but mighty.

No stopping this one.
No stopping this one. (Amazon /)

The Black + Decker dishwasher is a stylish, safe, and sustainable option for your family. If you have young kids roaming the apartment, you know easily they can get into everything. This dishwasher comes with a child lock and a “rapid” setting so you can quickly get your dishes done while chasing your little ones. Beyond the extra speedy cycle, this machine offers intensive, normal, eco, glass, 90-minute, and soak settings. Choosing one of these features from the LED Display with its electronic touch controls will have you feeling like you’re living in the future. The Black + Decker weighs 46.2 pounds and measures 21.7 x 21.5 x 17.2-inches, so just slightly larger than the hOmeLabs dishwasher. It can accommodate 6 place settings with plates up to 10 inches in diameter.

Quieter than your upstairs neighbor.
Quieter than your upstairs neighbor. (Amazon/)

The Danby has many of the same features we really liked in the B+D and hOmeLabs dishwashers: six wash settings, easy installation, and a compact design. This model is also perfect for running your dishes while you head to bed or put on a show. It’s super quiet, running at 52db, meaning you won’t have to consistently reach for the volume button on your remote or put your earplugs in to get some shut-eye. It has an automatic detergent dispenser and four delayed start options to fit perfectly with your schedule. It measures 19.7 x 21.6 x 17.2 inches and weighs 46.3 pounds.

For your countertop or closet.
For your countertop or closet. (Amazon/)

If you are down to spend an extra penny on your countertop dishwasher, the Farberware is beautiful and extra compact, at 17.3 x 16.5 x 17.3 inches. It can fit dishes up to 12 inches in diameter (at an angle), too. This dishwasher does not need to be hooked up to a faucet; it has a built-in, 5-liter water tank, which means you can keep it pretty much anywhere. This dishwasher also comes with some unique wash settings including Fruit Wash and Baby Care. You can stick with your favorite detergent because this little fellow can accept pods, powder, and liquids. This dishwasher might be a great go-to for your apartment, RV, boat, or cabin.

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Countertop dishwashers that fit your space