Whirlpool WDT750SAKZ Dishwasher Evaluation – Reviewed


A close-up of the lower rack in the Whirlpool WDT750SAKZ dishwasher, with some bowls lined up towards the back.

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The decrease rack would not have any further options, similar to adjustable tines.

We love the WDT750SAKZ’s easy, fashionable exterior, which has no options except for its massive deal with. Its brushed stainless end does quite a bit to cover smudges. Opening the door reveals its primary, top-facing controls—simply 5 cycles and a handful of choices.

The coated racks are sturdy, and, whereas different Whirlpool dishwashers have adjustable tines, this characteristic is absent from the WDT750SAKZ. Nonetheless, its higher rack might be adjusted vertically to offer extra room for bulkier gadgets, and it does have an ordinary third rack, with none folding bits or design prospers, for bigger utensils and small bowls.

About this dishwasher

A close-up of the Whirlpool WDT750SAKZ dishwasher's cutlery basket, which has a thick plastic build. It's sitting on the open door of the Whirlpool WDT750SAKZ dishwasher.

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The cutlery primary is customary, if extra robustly constructed than common.

Dimensions: 33.63 inches x 23.875 inches x 26.75 inches (H x W x D)
End: White, black, fingerprint-resistant chrome steel ($100 extra), black stainless ($200 extra)
Cycles: Sensor, Heavy, Regular, Fast Wash, Soak & Clear
Cycle options: Hello-Temp Wash, Sani-Rinse (two high-temp washes), Prolonged Dry
Higher rack options: Adjustable top
Third rack: Sure
Consumer handbook: Whirlpool WDT750SAKZ dishwasher proprietor’s handbook
Vitality use: 178.72 kWh/yr
Water use: 1190.28 gallons/yr
Effectivity: The WDT750SAKZ makes use of about 9% extra power per yr and about 22% extra water per yr than the typical dishwasher. Which means that it’ll value the typical client about $4 extra per yr.

What we like

It handles even cussed stains with ease

A series of bowls covered in a thin, mottled layer of pureed spinach.

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An instance of a few of our check stains earlier than a wash. Now image even 1% of that inexperienced remaining within the bowl after a wash. Would you take into account that clear?

Do you eat quite a lot of casseroles, baked dips, or spinach and strawberry-laden smoothies? If that’s the case, you might be as impressed as we’re by the WDT750SAKZ’s cleansing capabilities. Throughout testing, each its Regular and Heavy Obligation cycles have been in a position to get a load of soiled dishes 99.3% clear. On common, dishwashers clear between 96% and 98% of stains away. Now, this won’t seem to be an enormous distinction, however bear in mind we’re speaking about clear plates right here: If there’s various specks of meals left on them, you may in all probability give them one other wash.

The Fast Wash cycle is rather less spectacular, nevertheless it was nonetheless in a position to clear over 94% of the stains we threw at it in our lab.

The higher (second) rack might be adjusted vertically

A close-up of the Whirlpool WDT750SAKZ dishwasher's upper rack, with rows of coffee cups stowed away along its left edge.

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The higher rack might be adjusted vertically to offer extra room for taller gadgets above or beneath.

Do you may have glass baking pans, lobster pots, or platters you’ve got resigned at hand washing as a result of they do not slot in your outdated dishwasher?

No extra. The WDT750SAKZ permits customers to boost and decrease its higher rack by just a few inches to create only a bit extra room both above it or beneath it.

The third rack offers further room for giant utensils

A close-up of the Whirlpool WDT750SAKZ dishwasher's third rack, which features a tight square grid latticework. There's a spatula and other larger utensils stored up there.

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The Whirlpool WDT750SAKZ dishwasher’s third rack presents customary performance and is a good place to retailer massive utensils.

Are you by no means fairly certain the place to stow away your ladles and spatulas? You possibly can—and doubtless have—toss them on the higher rack earlier than operating a load, however they take up quite a lot of area and make putting glasses extra awkward than it must be.

Fortunately, the WDT750SAKZ comes with a 3rd rack, which is a pull-out rack particularly designed to carry kitchen utensils which might be too huge for the cutlery basket. Having extra locations to retailer every part away is a win in our e-book.

Simply be cautious of placing heavily-soiled gadgets up there: They might not get the total energy of the cleansing jets method up on prime, so one thing like baked on cheese will probably keep baked on.

You possibly can’t smudge the chrome steel end—even for those who attempt

After performing all our exams within the lab, we did not see a single smudge on the entrance floor of this chrome steel dishwasher. Even deliberate makes an attempt to smudge the floor met with failure.

That is pure pleasure for folks with sticky fingered toddlers and pets with moist noses. In case you’ve struggled with fingerprints displaying up like beacons on shiny home equipment, take into account getting the WDT750SAKZ. The additional hundred you may pay for the chrome steel end is completely value it.

What we don’t like

Cycles are so gradual you might need to simply run them in a single day

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In case you’ve acquired a big household or lots of people residing below one roof and replenish your dishwasher as soon as to twice day by day, gradual run cycles could also be a deal breaker.

For the typical dishwasher, a standard cycle usually takes two hours to finish, a fast cycle takes one hour, and a heavy cycle takes about two and a half hours. Whereas the WDT750SAKZ’s Fast Wash cycle was a dead-average 61 minutes, the opposite two cycles have been extremely gradual. Throughout testing, we clocked the Regular cycle at nearly three hours to completion, and the Heavy Wash completed somewhat after the 4 hour mark.

Granted, the WDT750SAKZ does a superb job getting dishes clear, nevertheless it takes its time doing it.

Meals particles typically get washed again on to the dishes

One small challenge we noticed throughout testing needed to do with redeposit. Redeposit is when meals particles get washed off one dish and onto one other one, remaining there after the cycle completes. This usually happens as a result of the meals is not being filtered out of the water correctly by the dishwasher.

Luckily, the WDT750SAKZ solely has minor issues with redeposit. Technically talking, there was about twice as a lot redeposit as we usually see in our lab exams—however we usually see nearly zero redeposit. For probably the most half, the clear dishes have been clear, just some flecks right here and there.

In case you do see redeposit when utilizing your WDT750SAKZ, we suggest both cleansing out the filter, hand washing sure meals gadgets—like blenders used to make smoothies with plant-based powders, that are particulate sufficient to bypass all however the best dishwasher filters, and/or rinsing plates earlier than putting them into the dishwasher.

Guarantee

Whirlpool presents a one-year restricted guarantee for this dishwasher, which covers substitute elements and labor. This can be a customary guarantee, though some producers provide higher offers. Hisense ensures its home equipment for 2 years, and Samsung, LG, and Maytag guarantee sure elements for as much as a decade.

What house owners say

The Whirlpool WDT750SAKZ appears pretty well-liked primarily based on person critiques, with an 4.5 out of 5 stars throughout main retailers. House owners love the look of the machine, score of 4.6 out of 5. Customers are additionally impressed at how fingerprint-resistant the end is. Different oft-praised options included the general cleansing efficiency and quiet operation.

Must you purchase it?

Sure

The Whirlpool WDT750SAKZ is a mid-range dishwasher that cleans nicely for its worth. We love its aesthetic, and we admire its good options, just like the adjustable higher rack and third rack.

This dishwasher’s principal downside is with the size of its cycles, however that is a comparatively small challenge, all issues thought of. General, it is a worthy dishwasher at an acceptable, reasonably priced worth level.

In fact, dishwashers do not exist in a vacuum, and we should once more carry up the specter that looms massive over this complete product class: The LG LDF5545ST. This dishwasher is among the greatest values we have ever had come via our labs, offering glorious cleansing energy for about half the value of the WDT750SAKZ. It is extremely arduous for any value-based dishwasher to actually evaluate to this LG.

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Mark Brezinski

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Mark Brezinski is a senior author with over ten years of expertise reviewing client tech and residential home equipment.

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Kyle Hamilton

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Kyle Hamilton is a product tester at Reviewed, specializing in dwelling home equipment and know-how.

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