How To Replace A Dishwasher: A Guide


Is your dishwasher worn out or broken? Avoid costly professional installation by learning how to replace a dishwasher by yourself.

Replacing a dishwasher is a lot easier than you might think. For example, most dishwashers are 24 inches wide. So, altering your cabinets is not necessary.

Additionally, learning how to replace a dishwasher does not require learning new skills. Also, special tools aren't needed.

How to Replace a Dishwasher - Tips and Tricks

So, you purchased the best dishwasher you could afford. Now, it's installation time. Never fear, you can learn how to install a dishwasher by following a few simple steps.

However, there are a couple of preliminary steps required before replacing your old dishwasher. First, turn off the power for your dishwasher at the electrical service panel. Then, turn off the water supply for your dishwasher at the valve (typically located under the sink).

Removing the old dishwasher

Installing the new dishwasher

What We Learned Today About Replacing a Dishwasher

We hope you enjoyed our article detailing how to replace a dishwasher. And as Consumer Reports notes, using a dishwasher can save you more than $400 a year in energy and water costs over washing dishes by hand.

Now we want to hear from you. Let us know any tips and tricks you know regarding installing dishwashers.

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