Tested by experts
dishwashers
  • Best of Year 2012
  • Editors' Choice

EdgeStar DWP61ES Countertop Dishwasher Review

If you're short on space and need a dishwasher, the EdgeStar DWP61ES is an ideal choice. It costs a little more than its competitors, but it also offers a countdown timer and start delay. Not only can you hook it up to almost any faucet, but it also does a very good job getting dishes clean.

$389.00
6.6 score Tested by Experts
# of dishwashers Product Score This graph shows the Edgestar DWP61ES’s score compared to other dishwashers we tested.
Advertisement

Introduction

If your kitchen is too small for a full size dishwasher, you have two options. You could hire a staff member to help out around the house, just like on Mr. Belvedere. Or you could spend around $220 on the Edgestar DWP61ES, an automatic dishwasher that calls to mind another '80s sitcom -- Small Wonder.

Despite the EdgeStar's small size, it does a very good job cleaning dishes and features a stainless steel tub. But though it's performance is fantastic, that front panel's still made of plastic -- the faux stainless is about as realistic as a TV show plotline about a robot child.

Comparable Products

Before you buy the Edgestar DWP61ES, take a look at these other dishwashers.

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Efficiency
  4. Speed & Performance
  5. Washing Features
  6. Controls & Usability
  7. Conclusion

News and Features

Dw80h9930us 010 detail3 silver

Samsung Updates Kitchen Lineup for Millennials

This new suite of kitchen appliances offers a bunch of nifty features.

Agbogbloshie flickr qampnet hero

Appliances, Not Gadgets, Make Up Majority of e-Waste

Only 7 percent of e-waste comes from cellphones and computers.

Firstbuild hackathon 22

GE Let Strangers Tear Apart Its Appliances—for Science

Slow cooker webcams? Coffee-roasting ovens? They're coming.

Gaggenau dishwasher speed oven hero 2

Gaggenau’s New Dishwasher Offers High-Tech Luxury

Gaggenau’s new dishwasher and speed microwave give kitchens Euro flair.

Miele diamond knock2open hero 5

The Futura Is Here: Miele’s New Diamond Dishwasher

The Futura Diamond is the latest for Miele’s Generation 6000 line.

Ge monogram zdt800ssfss dishwasher hard water hero

How Hard Water Hurts Your Dishwasher

Know the signs and save your dishwasher from destruction.

Hotpoint dishwasher hero

Do Dishwashers Cause Allergies in Children?

Is there such a thing as too clean?

Redeposit hero 3

Why Doesn’t My Dishwasher Actually Clean My Dishes?

Food redeposit is a pain in the neck, but you can prevent it.

Appliancepark hero

Electrolux CEO: GE's Appliance Park Will Be "Integral"

Keith McLoughlin compliments GE, but avoids specifics on jobs.