ASKO Review

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ASKO produces a line of premium dishwashers that not only get your dishes sparkling clean, but also look great in your kitchen. These dishwashers come in three varieties: built in, panel ready and outdoor. You may pay more for an ASKO dishwasher than for one by another manufacturer, but if you can spare the extra cash, it’s well worth it for the quality performance of the brand’s machines.

Built-in dishwashers are more-or-less permanent fixtures in your kitchen – once installed, they are very difficult to remove. So, it’s important that you pick one you’ll be satisfied with for years, maybe decades, to come. ASKO manufactures a line of good looking and very effective built-in washers.

Models such as the D5426XLS, D5636XXLSHI and the D5656XXLHS/PH feature large trays and baskets that you shouldn’t have any trouble fitting your dishes in. They also include ASKO’s Turbo Drying system, which leaves dishes free of water spots and streaks. All of its built-in dishwashers are constructed of stainless steel, which is both durable and fits in well in almost any kitchen.

You can match an ASKO panel-ready dishwasher to the look and feel of the rest of your kitchen. For example, if your kitchen’s motif is all white, you can purchase corresponding panels for your dishwasher. You can blend your dishwasher in seamlessly with the rest of your kitchen or even hide it altogether. These panel-ready dishwashers have the same superb cleaning power as their stainless-steel-finished counterparts.

One of more unique dishwashers offered by ASKO is the D5956OUTDOORPH. This model is designed specifically for outdoor use. It stands up against harsh weather conditions such as rain, wind and snow. It probably won’t survive a hurricane, but you can count on it to continue working throughout the ups and downs of all four seasons. This is an excellent addition for a patio or poolside kitchen setup.

All ASKO’s dishwasher models feature the company’s Super Cleaning System. This technology eliminates the need to pre-rinse your dishes because it cleans off bits of leftover food before the primary wash cycle begins. The Super Cleaning System uses a dual circulation system that sprays dishes and drains water at the same time so dirty dishwater doesn’t circulate through the cleaning cycles. This constant supply of clean water means your dishes are spotless and more sanitary.

ASKO makes some of the best dishwashers on the market, and they leave your dishes clean, dry and shiny. No matter which model you choose, you can expect top performance – they may be pricey, but they are worth it if you can spare the cash.

For other excellent dishwashers, check out our guides to the KitchenAid KDPE234GPS or the Whirlpool WDF520PADMfor a more budget alternative.

Angie Parkinson

A contracted writer for TTR, Angie has been reviewing vacuum cleaners, countertop appliances and other home goods for more than eight years. Her spare time often goes to planning improvements for her quirky 103-year-old home or hiking in the gorgeous Utah mountains. In her past role, she was a newspaper journalist and she has a bachelor's degree in Technical Writing.