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So, you’ve finally decided to get a new dishwasher. Now for the fun part; picking one out and installing it. Typically broken down into three price ranges: budget, midrange, and luxury, you’ll find dishwashers can set you back anywhere from $400 to $700. Keep in mind, the closer you go toward the luxury end, the tougher the installation will be.

When it comes to installation, you have two basic options: do it yourself (DIY) or professional installation. Caution: the DIY option is not for amateurs. If you are replacing an existing dishwasher, installation may include minor adjustments to countertops, wiring, or plumbing. Typical labor costs are $150 to $460, with the typical average being about $315. If you go the DIY route and things go wrong, count on spending more to repair the damage you’ve done and you’ll likely have to start over.

Here are some things to watch out for:

· If you’re replacing an old dishwasher with a new one, the installation will be...

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Page 1: Installation Instructions

Installation Instructions For the 18” Built-In Dishwasher and Front Color Panels Printed in USA 154384801/8051624...

Page 2: Before You Begin, Tools You Will Need

If the valve freezes, flooding may occur. The best location for your dishwasher is on either side of the kitchen sink. This position should provide easy access to existing plumbing and will be convenient for loading items into the dishwasher once your dishwasher is installed.

Page 3: Installation Tips

(refer to page 8). • The dishwasher drain hose to the house drain must have a 32” loop above the floor or a suitable air gap must be used to prevent water from...

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