Using a dishwasher is quicker, more cost-effective and uses less water than washing up.
Not sure yet? Use our handy tool to work out your savings – just move the sliders to find out the difference a dishwasher could make to your household.
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Surprised by how much?
Lab studies* found that washing up a full dishwasher-load by hand (12 place settings) took on average 60 minutes and 49 litres of heated water. An average dishwasher uses as little as 12 litres to do the same job, taking only 9 minutes to load and unload.
* Colmar Brunton Study report and NSW Utility Residential Pricing