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woodhill Sun 30-Oct-16 17:25:00

Our lovely Siemens dishwasher has broken (10 years old) and I think heater and timer gone.

Need to replace. Will probably buy another Siemens or Bosch from John Lewis but slightly concerned by the reviews.

The Siemens one has a cutlery tray rather than a basket, any thoughts?

May like a delicate cycle for dinner set occasionally.

They take a long time but I suspect our old one did

LifeIsGhoulish Sun 30-Oct-16 17:36:38

I have a Miele because (at the time) it was the only one that had a cutlery tray. I've lived with both sorts, and I vastly prefer having a cutlery tray.

I'm not bothered how long a cycle takes, because I generally set it running last thing before bed, and in the morning have clean dry dishes ready for breakfast.

LifeIsGhoulish Sun 30-Oct-16 17:43:36

It's also 10yo BTW and still working perfectly.

eastbenders Mon 31-Oct-16 07:17:33

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shovetheholly Mon 31-Oct-16 09:10:23

Cutlery trays are awesome! I used to have a basket and I wouldn't look back. Before I got one, I thought it would be a right old faff, but actually it's brilliant and you can fit so much more in the body of the machine without a basket. I think I'm running my dishwasher less as a result.

I wouldn't buy Bosch. Had an awful experience with them when my relatively new dishwasher started to give me electric shocks. They didn't give a damn and their customer service is shocking. (John Lewis, on the other hand, were absolutely wonderful). I bit the bullet and got a Miele and it's definitely a step up in terms of how well it cleans.

woodhill Wed 02-Nov-16 21:02:00

Ordered the Siemens one from JL. Coming in a couple of days. Thank goodness. Hate washing up.

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