dishwasher with custom panels

Janet1120November 15, 2012

I spoke with a kitchen designer as I am getting an estimate on kitchen cabinets. That in itself is enough to make me crazy. So many different manufacturers and choices. I am trying to decide on a dishwasher and all the reviews of every different dw is incredibly mixed. CRs ratings don't match at all with the reviews. Even the highest rated Bosch has negative reviews about the "smell" problem. That scars me. I want the custom panel option. The kitchen designer said to steer clear of the panels because of the moisture and wear and tear on the wood. He said within a few years there is warping and other problems. Has anyone found this to be true? I really want the custom panel. I would love your feedback.

thanx, janet1120

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
badgergal

I just posted on a another thread about my paneled Bosch. It is 1 year old and it has not warped at all. also I have no problem with the dishwasher smelling. I love how the panel looks.
My daughters panel dishwasher is more than 10 years old on there is no warping. Hers is a Kitchen Aide
Here's a shot of my dishwasher.

    Bookmark   November 15, 2012 at 10:39PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
doc8404

The KD is either uninformed or a fool.

I have a Miele with a custom panel and have not had any issues at all.

I love the look of the panel - it's one of my favorite features of the kitchen.

Get the panel option.

Doc

    Bookmark   November 15, 2012 at 10:46PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
motherof3sons

Another panel DW here. I have the Bosch with the third rack for flatware. LOVE IT!

    Bookmark   November 15, 2012 at 11:29PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Need floorplan advice/help
Hello everyone! Looking for floorplan advice on our...
K L
Any reason a DW couldn't go next to a fridge?
We need to pull the trigger on our cabinets next week,...
gretchen718
HELP - need to pick a floor stain by tomorrow!
Hi, I'm struggling to pick a floor stain from the samples...
seosmp
Where to sell zinc countertop??
Help! A dramatic error has resulted in my ownership...
halgreene
Kohler Whitehaven Sink - 33 or 36"?
Does anyone have the 33" Whitehaven single bowl?...
Melissa Silva
Sponsored Products
Tanta Outdoor Freestanding Stainless Steel Shower Panel
Signature Hardware
Villamora Thermal Insulated Grommet Top Curtain Panel Pair
Overstock.com
Denby Daisy Salad Plate - Set of 4 - DENB245
$59.96 | Hayneedle
Hinkley Lighting | Putney Bridge Large Outdoor Wall Light
$259.00 | YLighting
Hampton Bay Lamps Candler 25.75 in. Oil Rubbed Bronze Table Lamp with TTL 20
$44.97 | Home Depot
KOHLER Shower Enclosures Levity 59-5/8 in.W x 62 in.H Frameless Sliding Bath
Home Depot
Blue Arbor Charger Plate
$120.00 | FRONTGATE
Brentwood Grey and Black Quilted 3-piece Bedspread Set
Overstock.com
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™