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This little dishwasher came preinstalled in the flat I rent. Its always nice to have a dishwasher, but this is not a terribly impressive one. Unlike the previous reviewer, I do use it on an almost daily basis. Just like the previous reviewer, I have found it isn't terribly good at washing dishes. Regardless of which powder/tablets I've tried with it, more often than not I'll need to rewash several things each day. It seems to leave crud in things more often than not.
The compact size is ideal for small kitchens, but does have the obvious disadvantage of meaning you can't get much in it. I also agree with the previous review in that the salt filling bit is particularly tricky to access.
If you are unfortunate enough to own this already, or have just purchased it and only now reading this review, my top tip is that anything that you think might be remotely tricky for it should be thoroughly soaked before its put in. If a pan is very greasy, don't just stick it in, you'll need to fill it up with water and washing liquid and rinse it out before you attempt to find space for it in the machine.
To be fair to it, it does usually do well with plates, and even saucepans (one they've been steeped)... the trouble is that whatever it manages to get off your plates inevitably ends up in your mugs and glasses in the row above!
I'd avoid this machine if you don't like cleaning things by hand, but as with the previous reviewer - it is at least reliable in that it hasn't broken down once yet (fingers crossed)!
The Hotpoint BCI450 Built-in Dishwasher has 5 wash programms / Short name: Hotpoint BCI450