Today in the kitchen you can find the most diverse appliances. Some units have long been known to housewives, with others they are just beginning to get acquainted. The dishwasher belongs to the last. If earlier such equipment was considered a luxury, then recently it can be more often found in the kitchen.
Dishwashers come in two versions:
Connecting the first will be easy. To do this, the device is installed on a flat and solid surface, not far from the sink or sink. Then connect the water supply hose to the water tap and the drain hose to the drain. After that, it is enough to turn on the machine in a household electrical outlet, and you can start washing dishes. After use, the device turns off in reverse order and retracts to the storage location. For such models do not need to use additional devices and equipment, which can not be said about stationary models.
Portable models do an excellent job small amount of dishes. If there are many people in a family, then it is better to install a stationary option. To do this, you need to choose the right place. First, the floor must be flat and durable. Secondly, the length of the drain hose should not exceed 1.5 meters. And of course, there should be a source of tap water nearby (tap or special branch).
Placement of electrical outlets in the kitchen
Before installing (or rather in the store) you need to check the equipment and no defects. You also need to prepare an electrical outlet with grounding. If the equipment is built into the kitchen set, then the necessary number of holes in the back wall of the furniture is pre-made.
For installation, you will need tools and fixtures. Namely:
The first step is to connect the dishwasher to the sewer. For these purposes is the drainage hose that comes with the equipment. It ensures the discharge of dirty water and food debris from the machine. When connecting a drainage hose, two nuances should be taken into account:
Connection diagram of the dishwasher to communications
After installing and connecting the drain hose, you can connect the dishwasher machine to the water supply. Everything will depend on the equipment model. If it has a water heating system, then the connection is made only to the source of cold water. If such a function is not provided in the dishwasher, then it is necessary to additionally connect to the hot water supply.
Connection is made using flexible hoses. Also, some manufacturers recommend the use of copper pipes. But the latter option is rarely used because of its high cost and complexity of work.
To the water supply
In any case, it is advisable to install a deep cleaning filter. In this case, increases the efficiency of the dishwasher and its life.
A dishwasher, like most kitchen appliances, needs electricity. Do not connect the machine to the power supply through extension cords or tees. Best of all, if for the dishwasher will be carried out a separate wiring from the panel with a separate machine. If it is difficult to do this yourself, then the machine is simply plugged into a separate outlet. It is not allowed to feed from it other appliances, especially a refrigerator or electric stove.
Connection to networks
After all hoses and cables are connected, do not rush to seal all the slots and holes. The first step is to check the performance of the equipment.You need to turn on the unit and check the following:
Only after checking all these points, you can begin to seal all technological holes and restore order in the kitchen.
And finally, some recommendations for using the dishwasher. If you comply with them, then your equipment will last much longer. So:
Installation of the washing machine