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Installing a built-in dishwasher

Installing a built-in dishwasher

The device has arrived, it only remains to put it in place to say goodbye to the dishes in hand. Installing a built-in dishwasher can be done easily if care has been taken beforehand to check the electrical connections and the water inlet and outlet connections.

Installing a built-in dishwasher: connections and connections

For the former, the dishwasher must be plugged into a grounded outlet (especially, do not use an extension cord or power strip), located at least 60 cm from a water point. As for water, the dishwasher pipes must be connected to the inlet tap and to the waste water outlet, a connection which can be common to that of the washing machine if a Y-nozzle is used. Since this is a built-in dishwasher, these connections have normally been made. However, remember to hold the drain hose to the siphon using a clamp and check the accessibility to the water tap.


Before pushing the dishwasher into its dedicated location, it must be placed horizontally by adjusting the feet ... and using a level. An essential step, knowing that an unstabilized dishwasher is synonymous with the risk of overflow or leakage. When inserting the device into its space, it is checked that the power cords and water hoses are not crushed or twisted. Once in place, the dishwasher must still be attached to a cabinet on the side or on the wall. Thus, it will not risk tipping over when the door is opened. Is your dishwasher ready to run? A final precaution is necessary: ​​check with the distribution service the hardness of the water in order to be able to correctly adjust the softener of the device.