How To Install A Dishwasher – Even If You’re Not A Plumbing Genius!!

How To Install A Dishwasher – Even If You’re Not A Plumbing Genius!!

How to video of a dishwasher installation. This is a GE Profile, but the procedure is the same for Whirlpool Bosch Frigidaire etc. Covers electrical and hot water inlet hookup, cabinet attachment, as well as the drain discharge tube, with air gap or high loop drain configuration.

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  1. All That Jaz
    All That Jaz 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    My hot water knob doesn't have a dishwasher high pressure hose attachment port.

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  2. Elizabeth Chwakanowski
    Elizabeth Chwakanowski 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Your video was the best

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  3. antonio gonzalez
    antonio gonzalez 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Thanks I didn’t know how to do it with out the garbage disposal!!!

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  4. Tim Patrick
    Tim Patrick 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    I believe you need to refer to the installation instructions. Drain hose should be run thru the side wall around 32" from the floor to prevent back-flow into the dishwasher

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  5. nina wade
    nina wade 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Thank You so much, I am going to install my new dishwasher myself, and you made it easy for me.

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  6. Lonnie Green
    Lonnie Green 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Very helpful. Installed ours today in about 90 minutes. Thanks!

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  7. pollodormido2
    pollodormido2 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    He just scratched the wood floor!

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  8. hank shepherd
    hank shepherd 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Good job. The lowest estimate I got from 4 plumbers to install my new dishwasher was $600.00. This is for a new install. No dishwasher has ever been installed in this house that I just bought last week. The dishwasher I just purchased two days ago only cost me $348.00 before taxes. Why would I have to pay almost double for the install? That makes no sence. Thanks to you, I'll save a whole bunch of money. I'm eating Porterhouse steak in a day or two.

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  9. Db bd
    Db bd 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    I've watched a lot of plumbing videos lately even though I am an electrician. However despite not being a plumber you know what a hole saw is, the plumber's iv seen use a Stanley 1lb hammer to make a similar sized hole in the cabinet.

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  10. Stephen Serra
    Stephen Serra 12 January, 2022, 01:56
  11. Mayhemsr1
    Mayhemsr1 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    I had an installer tell me the 3rd green wire did not need to be grounded, even though the instructions show it also, guess I hired an idiot.

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  12. Ole Hansen
    Ole Hansen 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Is it necessary to attach it to the cabinet?If it leaks and you need to take it out, that will take longer time.

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  13. RagingWhiteman
    RagingWhiteman 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Good to know I do not have to secure the dishwasher on the sides in addition to the top. Thank you.

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  14. erin stewart
    erin stewart 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    This was great! I was able to use the video to help me install my dishwasher with confidence! Thanks for posting it!

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  15. Barnhart and Son Tree Service
    Barnhart and Son Tree Service 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Thanks! wife got a dishwasher this clears it all up for me!

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  16. salas9891
    salas9891 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    thank you so much

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  17. salas9891
    salas9891 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    awesomeee !! i was just about to hire someone to do it now I will entertaint myself doing it

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  18. dwoodog
    dwoodog 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    I'm gonna be looking at this job soon. My hot water shutoff does not have a dishwasher attachment.

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  19. bccron
    bccron 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Teflon tape should wound the same direction as the tightening of the pieces so it does not have pressure in the revers of the winding of the tape

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  20. John M
    John M 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Only thing I want to say is that no, there should NOT be another outlet on the hot water cut off valve. That would not be normal if you are installing a new dish washer instead of replacing one. Should maybe make an annotation about that or it could confuse people that know even less what they are doing than I do (I know you mentioned a setup in the beginning, but just suggesting it be annotated since you specifically said "there should be" in regards to the second outlet on the cutoff valve) . Great video though, just wanted to make that suggestion! Thanks!

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  21. Martin Vargas
    Martin Vargas 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Thank you… useful video

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  22. Carianin 52
    Carianin 52 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Excellent video

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  23. elena murphy
    elena murphy 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    thanks for your help ūüėČ

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  24. Screwdriversteve1
    Screwdriversteve1 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    I have some concerns about this install. The Teflon tape was over the end of the threads. This will cause the solenoid valve to fail when the Teflon get washed into it. Never tape the first thread. Also the cord was not put into the JB under the dishwasher so its an "open air splice" and a grommet was not used on the cord so the cord could be pulled and break the connection at the wire nuts. Overall nice job but the details are what matters when doing any job properly. The electrical inspector will fail this installation if he / she were to look under the dishwasher.

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  25. Haplo One
    Haplo One 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Great video thank you for posting

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  26. Gene Johnson
    Gene Johnson 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Pretty good info but I just installed a dishwasher with what looked like two drain hoses whats up with that no instruction book

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  27. Greg 121
    Greg 121 12 January, 2022, 01:56

    Good video.  Very informative.  I had to knock out the disposal plug and use the loop method for the drain line because I would have had to replace my faucet to use an air gap.  My old dishwasher drain line was plugged into the wall underneath the sink hard line, so it was the WORST place for it!  Everything from my sink could have been going into my dishwasher.  How they got away with this in the 80's is sick.   Anyway good  video.  Thanks!

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