Dishwashers have become a necessary part of modern life. They simplify our lives, and make dinner clean-up quicker. The biggest problem is that there are so many different models with so many different features that buying a dishwasher can be a chore in itself.
When you are looking at any particular dishwasher, you need to know what issues you need the dishwasher to deal with, and if that dishwasher will deal with those issues. Because of this remember to make a list of features that you need. Keep in mind that being quiet or how the dishwasher organizes the dishes.
Also establish a budget, with two amounts: What you are willing to spend, and what your limit is. A dishwasher should clean your dishes, not clean you out. As long as you stay within that budget, you should be fine.
Lastly, keep in mind the design factor: Will this dishwasher go with my kitchen décor? If necessary, take a few pictures and take them with you when you are shopping, or even if you look for dishwashers online; this should help prevent disasters of the “But it looked so good in the showroom!” kind.
Keep those items in mind, and dishwasher shopping may actually be fun!