Kenmore Black 18" Portable Dishwasher (1441) ENERGY STAR

Some consumers simply don't have enough space in their kitchen for large dishwashers. In cases like these, the best option would be a portable dishwasher. Kenmore has the Black 18" Portable Dishwasher (1441) that's Energy Star-qualified. This unit has the basic features for thorough washing and drying of dishes. Read on to learn more about the advantages and also the drawbacks of using this dishwasher model.


Key features

- Energy Star-qualified - This dishwasher is a certified energy-saver. This unit is specially designed to consume less energy while ensuring high quality cleaning performance.
- Upper Rack Cup Shelf - The dishwasher comes with a cabinet that can be plugged in close to the electrical outlet and water spike.
- built-in casters - The unit has built-in casters that facilitate the easy movement of the dishwashing unit.
- Delay Start and High-Temperature Wash and Dry - The unit has a variable (1-3 hour) delay start and high temperature wash and dry features for the thorough cleaning of the dishes.
- 100% filtration system - This feature filters 100% of the water for a cleaner wash environment. This also eliminates the need to pre-rinse the plates and other types of kitchenware.
- multiple cycles and washing options - This Kenmore portable dishwasher offers a variety of options and cycles for a more efficient washing of the dishes.
- stainless steel tub - The stainless steel tub ensures durability. Compared to other tub materials, the stainless steel design prevents wear and tear.

Advantages

Flexibility is one of the primary advantages of this unit. The dishwasher is small and light that you can easily move it around the house. With this unit, you don't need to have a spacious kitchen. This is a space-saving appliance and if you use this, you won't have to worry much about installation. The dishwasher is nature-friendly as well. Its filtration system ensures cleaner water. You can also save on water usage because when you use this model, you don't have to pre-rinse the dishes. The plates, bowls, and other items come out squeaky clean after loading them in the dishwasher. This is because of the unit's high-temperature wash and dry system. Because this dishwasher is an Energy Star-qualified appliance, you can really save on your utility bills if you use this dishwasher at home. Another good thing about the product is that its tub is made from stainless steel, which ensures its durability.

Disadvantages

The unit is small that it cannot accommodate all your dishes with just one loading. This can make your dishwashing chore more demanding. The unit's availability is also very limited. When some consumers look for it online, the stores say it is still out-of-stock. The unit also lacks some of the features that other dishwashers have. These include the automatic temperature control and sensor washing system.

Consumer likes and dislikes



Pros

- certified energy-saver
- can wash the dishes thoroughly
- has a filtration system for very efficient washing
- can be moved around the house so easily
- very flexible
- durable with a tub made of stainless steel
- the black color is stylish and won't easily display stains

Cons

- not widely available
- cannot accommodate larger loads
- has no automatic temperature control]

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Kenmore White 18" Portable Dishwasher (1441) ENERGY STAR

If you want to have a dishwasher but don't have enough space in your kitchen, there are actually portable dishwashers that you might want to consider. Kenmore offers several portable dishwasher units that are known for their cleaning performance and durable make. There is the white 18" portable dishwasher (1441), for instance. Read on and learn more about the features, advantages, and drawbacks of using this product.

Key features

- energy-saving feature - This Kenmore portable dishwasher is Energy Star-qualified, which means that the unit can actually cut your utility bills by more than $40 each year.
- high-temperature wash and dry feature - The dishwasher has variable (1-3 hour) delay start and high-temperature wash and dry features for thorough cleaning of the dishes.
- 100% filtration system - This system filters 100% of the water for a cleaner wash environment. This feature also eliminates the need for pre-rinsing.
- wide variety of cycles - The unit offers five cycles and four options. This is so it can fit any type of load, whether you're cleaning the pots and pans or other types of kitchenware.
- very portable - The dishwasher is small enough to be carried around the house. It also comes with a color-matched cabinet that can be plugged in anywhere close to an electrical outlet.

Advantages

There are actually a lot of things that consumers like about this Kenmore 18" portable dishwasher model. One of these is that you can really save a great deal of space in your kitchen, making this unit a good appliance for a home with a very tiny kitchen. This portable dishwasher is also an energy-efficient unit. You can save on your monthly bills if you use this Energy Star-qualified dishwasher. With its excellent wash system, you will find that the dishes come out squeaky clean after you load them in this unit. The high-temperature washing and rinsing feature ensures the thorough cleaning of the items you load in this dishwasher. Unlike other dishwashers, this one is earth-friendly. You can save on water with this unit because you don't have to pre-rinse the dishes unlike when you do the chore with your hands. The unit also offers you several options for the cycle.

Disadvantages

The major problem that comes with a portable dishwasher is its loading capacity. Because of its very small size, the machine cannot handle large amounts of loads. For a household with many family members, using this dishwasher everyday can take you a long time because of the limited caacity. The white color makes stains and grimes more visible as well. Aside from these, the dishwasher is not widely available. Some consumers have complained that every time they look for it online, it is always out-of-stock.

Consumer likes and dislikes



Pros

- very portable (can be carried around your house easily)
- has high-temperature wash and dry feature for thorough cleaning
- energy-saver
- filters 100% of the water for a clean wash environment
- offers a good variety of cycle options

Cons

- has a limited loading capacity
- white color easily display stains and grimes
- not widely available (always out-of-stock)

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Kenmore 1441 White/Black 18" Portable Dishwasher

10 Place Settings, Energy Star, QuietGuard System

10 Place Settings, Energy Star, QuietGuard System

A portable dishwasher is heaven sent for home owners who need a dependable dishwasher but doesn't have a kitchen layout or the space to support such an appliance. It is quite fortunate that Kenmore has a product that caters specifically to these requirements. The Kenmore 1441 portable dishwasher is a dependable appliance that comes in stylish exterior finish and has multiple cleaning cycles to accommodate your every need. All of these features are packaged in an impressively portable frame that you can move around your kitchen space, depending on your setup.

Interior Features

  • This model includes an upper rack cup shelf for utmost flexibility in positioning your precious dining collection. The washer also includes filters that effectively clean out the water from your dishes, eliminating the need to prewash your dishes before placing them inside the dishwasher.
  • Nylon-coated wires and stainless steel interior tub material will ensure years of rust-free operation. This model includes a built-in stainless steel macerator that efficiently grinds the food particles left inside the washer after an operating cycle.
  • A five-level direct feed wash system ensures all the utensils inside the machine will come out clean and stain-free. A full complement of interior baskets are included with the washer: easily organize all the cups and dishes inside the appliance before starting the cleaning cycle.
  • This model can accommodate up to 10 place settings at any given time. The QuietGuard system also allows the washer to operate with minimal noise levels.

    Exterior Features

  • This dishwasher has built-in casters for easy positioning anywhere in your kitchen. The unit includes a full complement of exterior controls and indicators: you will have absolute control over all the operating parameters of the machine.
  • The one-piece door design of this model will guarantee reliability, even in rigorous conditions. The unit has conveniently placed fill and drain hoses that allow for flexibility in positioning the unit without ruining its elegant look.
  • The Kenmore 1441 is available in two finishes, black and white.

    Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 26 3/16 inches
    Height: 35 7/8 inches
    Width: 17 5/8 inches
    Total capacity: Tall Tub design, 10 place settings

    Advantages

  • This model is remarkably portable and can be placed almost anywhere in your kitchen.
  • With the QuietGuard system, this washer will operate effectively and silently in any condition.
  • This is an Energy Star-qualified appliance: you are guaranteed efficient operation at all times.
  • The washer has a full set of controls that will allow you to adjust all aspects of its operating performance.
  • The wash system is effective in removing stains, sports, and germs on dishes.

    Disadvantages

  • This model is quite expensive for its size.
  • Despite the portable designation, the unit is still quite heavy.
  • This model won't be able to accommodate very large pots and containers.

    Pros

  • portable
  • cleans very well
  • stylish design and exterior colors (white and black)
  • energy-efficient

    Cons

  • heavy
  • expensive
  • might be expensive to maintain and repair

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