Does my appliance need a kitchen unit?
|Appliance||Kitchen Unit Required?||Link (More info)|
|Tall Fridge Freezer||Yes||Kitchen Unit Options|
|Half Size Fridge/Freezer||No (Just a door required)||Kitchen Door Options|
|Integrated Oven||Yes||Kitchen Unit Options|
|Dishwasher||No (Just a door required)||Kitchen Door Options|
|Fitted Microwave||Yes||Kitchen Unit Options|
|Washing Machine||No (Just a door required)||Kitchen Door Options|
|Tumble Dryer||No (Just a door required)||Kitchen Door Options|
|Wine Cooler||No (No unit & no door)||N/A|
How do I know which door I need?
Choosing the door for your appliance is not as hard as you might think. Every appliance will have a set width of around either 450mm or 600mm. When choosing your door, just ensure that it matches the width of the unit that it will be covering.
The appliances will also be supplied with a hinge system to attach the door. If the appliance is situated at the end of a run you will need a end panel to cover the side of the appliance.
- This dishwasher has the dimensions of (mm): 818 x 596 x 555
- (H x W x D) 818 x 596 x 575 mm.
- The 818 refers to the height
- The 595 refers to the width
- The 555 refers to the depth
The door needed to fit this dishwasher would be 600mm wide. If you were buying a slimline dishwasher with the dimensions of 818 x 446 x 550, then you would need a door which is 450mm wide.
Download our mobile app
Looking for some kitchen inspiration? Take a look at some of our real customer kitchens, video reviews as well as advice in our mobile app. We’ll also keep you up to date with any new ranges and offers that we have available.
Up to 50% off competitor kitchen prices
At DIY Kitchens, not only do you get a quality rigid built kitchen but you also get it at a fabulous price too! Price your kitchen up on our site and you could see savings of up to 50% off other kitchen quotes that you’ve had.
Take a look at our kitchen price comparison page here.
Real customer kitchens
Get some inspiration for designing your own new kitchen with over 3,000 pictures of our customers’ kitchens that they ordered from us.