You will need
- dishwasher templates;
- - panel and the tabletop;
- - screwdriver with screws.
- - accessories.
Select the location of the dishwasher machine. Usually it affects one important factor is the version of the dishwasher purchased. There are three types of components: a partially embedded model, pornostream and standing. Those dishwashers that are built partially in plain view is always a control panel, and the rest of the front is hiding behind the beautiful facade of the furniture. Fully integrated model dishwasher is entirely hidden behind the doors of the kitchen Cabinet. Another thing freestanding dishwashers: they are a real decoration of the kitchen, but because they do not embed.
If you have purchased fully integrated built-in dishwasher, push it into a niche which previously was left under this unit. With the adjustment of the base of the dishwasher "configure the unit: the height of the dishwasher should match the displayed level of the tabletop. In some models of dishwashers, for example, Bosch, Siemens and Aeg, the height adjustment Assembly is made using special screws located at the front of the device.
Complete with fully integrated built-in dishwasher machines supplied patterns, in which the Cabinet front is fixed to the door. Into the corresponding slots on the housing of the dishwasher, attach the mounting elements.
Then the inside of the door of the dishwasher appliance, Unscrew the short screws and long screw such that they can "grab and furniture facade.
The door of facade attach handles and other decorative elements that are present in the design of other built-in furniture.
Pay attention to the regulation of the door! When opening the unit it must not plummet to the feet and in front of to slam.
The easiest method of installing wood facade on a dishwasher – attach the facade to the door unit using double-sided tape and then fix it, Krutov with the inside of the door screws.
Advice 2: How to build a dishwasher
Dishwasher has long ceased to be a luxury and moved into the category of household appliances, without which it is difficult to imagine a modern kitchen. Not every kitchen will fit a free-standing dishwasher, or as it is called "solo", but built-in dishwasher not only successfully fit into the interior of the existing kitchen, but the place to find it will be much easier.
The first thing before purchasing a dishwasher you need to evaluate the capabilities of your kitchen. Embedded machine implies full integration in the existing kitchen. Integration of the machine can be both full and partial. In the first case, the whole machine will be hidden inside the headset and apparently it will be difficult to distinguish from other cabinets, the buttons control the machine can be seen at the end of the door, only opening the device. Semi-integrated dishwasher will become your girlfriend "solo" the only difference is that on the front door it will be possible to attach a decorative panel, designed in the spirit of the whole kitchen. Dishwashing machines for the most part there are 2 sizes of 45 and 60 cm, the size of the machine depends on whether you have free space, but keep in mind, even for a small family, a large machine is preferable small, it is much easier to wash pots, pans and other large kitchen supplies.
The easiest way to install a semi-integrated machine, the installation of which is to connect a machine, you slide it under the countertop and add a decorative panel. Any special tricks and secrets this process does not imply. The only thing that may pose some difficulty is the adjustment of the machine relative to the floor level. Most models of dishwashers are equipped with special screws located on the front of the device with which you can adjust the rear legs and to ensure that the machine would stand still. Well when attaching decorative panels need to be monitored closely, so that she was well fixed, does not rattle and does not interfere with the door opening.
Embedding fully integrated dishwasher as a whole will look more complicated, but not much. It is possible that the machine will lock under the top special fasteners. For each dishwashing machine must be accompanied by an instruction on its embedding, and if you follow it strictly, then the chances for error you will have very little. The only thing you need to remember is that all the preparation you need to meet before you start the process. Supply and drainage water should be easily accessible in case of a possible accident. Also, you may need a special socket for the new dishwasher. If the existing kitchen outlets, no grounding, connecting the machine to a normal outlet, you can get an electric shock. Well, if you're not confident, invite a specially trained wizard, it will install quickly and efficiently, and his services are unlikely to be quite so expensive.
Advice 3: How to install a built in dishwasher
Installation of built-in dishwashers are different from freestanding installation only the fact that it will be installed in designated niche of the kitchen cabinets and all connections, as the machine itself will be closed wardrobes. Any dishwasher is manual with a detailed description of the installation.
You will need
- socket with earthing, 16 Amps
- -wiring with a cross section of 1.5 mm
- -tap on three quarters of an inch
- tape FUM
- -adjustable double or tee on the water
- -adjustable tee for a drain or siphon with an drainage
On each machine there is a guarantee that if an incorrect installation and connection removed. So if you are not sure that everyone will be able to do in accordance with the rules of installation, invite the experts. For a modest fee you will carry out all installation work with a guarantee of quality. If you have ever hooked up yourself washing machine, and connecting a built-in dishwasher is easy to handle. Because the principle is exactly the same.
Set the machine to the intended niche. Align legs, leveling guide for level and secure feet with lock nuts.
Install the socket with grounding from this distance that the cable from the car easily got up to her. The receptacle must be 16 Amps.
Swipe in from the electrical panel wiring to individual sockets. The cross section of the wiring shall be of 1.5 mm and above.
Produce a insert in a water pipe and install a valve with threaded three-fourths inch. If the machine will be connected to hot water, the faucet need to be installed on the hot water. Although experts highly recommend to connect the hot water, because its quality leaves much to be desired and the machine can be quickly fail. But only you can decide. Screw the hoses from the dishwasher to the taps. If you have connected additional appliances, which requires power from the mains water supply, install a swing or double tee and connect all necessary equipment.
To the Sewerage system can be connected via sliding double or a tee and a siphon with the drain and reversing valve. In this case, you need to focus on what is already installed or that still need to be connected.
Fasten the countertop. Install the facade with the mounting bolts. Depending on the model of the facade can be adjusted by using more or less tightening the fasteners.
The first launch of the machine should be without cookware on the short mode. Check all connections and if there is a leak, tighten everything.