How To Hook Up A Portable Dishwasher To A Pull-Out Faucet

A new dishwasher can take a long amount of time to get installed permanently in your kitchen. Most times, you need a plumber to get that done for you. In other words, this whole process can be a little technical. But, contrary to this, a portable dishwasher can be hooked up to a pull-out faucet in your kitchen sink without any difficulty. It requires a small amount of space to get installed and works just as efficiently as a regular dishwasher. Furthermore, it can be installed on several sinks, and its extended reach makes washing the dishes easier. In addition, due to the wheels attached to a portable dishwasher, you can store it away easily after using it.

The process of hooking up a portable dishwasher is quite uncomplicated and effortless. Following are the steps mentioned to do so.

1) Remove the aerator

Remove the aerator

Disconnect the aerator of your sink faucet by rotating it. Keep it aside and move on to the next step.

2) Attach the adaptor

After removing the aerator of your faucet, attach the special adaptor that comes with a portable dishwasher.

3) Join the hose

After getting your faucet ready, pull out the hose attached to the dishwasher. Link the hose with the special adaptor. While doing so, it is important to keep the collar on the end of the hose and below the faucet. Make sure it is tight, and there is no leakage.

4) Check the water pressure

check pressure of water at home

Turn on the hot water at the faucet and check for any leaks again. If there is any leakage, slide the collar in a slightly different position.

5) Plug the cord

Plug the cord of your portable dishwasher to any close by outlet and start washing your dishes.


  • Stephen Powers

    Appliance repair guy from Washington. I am majorly experienced in dishwashers, water filters and refrigerators, AMA on my twitter account.

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