Countertop dishwashers can be set on any surface, from sink to tabletop.

A dishwasher can be one of the many useful purchases a household can make for their kitchen. While a lot of them can be big and bulky, there are also some that are models of compact usability and handy transportability. The countertop dishwasher is one of those. This type is also called the tabletop dishwasher because it can be set on any surface, from sink to tabletop.

A small dishwasher that can easily be moved whenever you want it could be great if you have a somewhat nomadic lifestyle, or have not settled down into your permanent home yet. You have to keep in mind that these are made mainly for small families and people who might live in a place that hasn’t got a lot of space.

Aside from being a space saving measure, a smaller dishwasher could also use up less electricity than other types of dishwasher, and even other kitchen appliances. Additionally, the drive to become ‘green’ has spilled over into household appliances as well and manufacturers are attempting to make more products that have less of an impact on nature.

A good quality countertop dishwasher can last you a lifetime. You might also want to check if the dishwasher has enough space in case you are planning to purchase one; racks to hold your plates may be lesser than other dishwashers of similar size. The wash and spin cycles might also be too weak to clean the tough stains from your plates. You can actually test these things out if the product offers warranties and trial periods.

There are a lot of good brands you can choose from, some of the best namely; the Edgestar dishwasher, and also many from Haier, GE and of course, the Danby countertop dishwasher. There are many features you can get with the best countertop dishwashers, but of course, you also need to be cautious as you might be paying for product features that you might not be using after all.