Consumer Reports:The quietest dishwashers and kitchen appliances

Top-performing appliances that won’t drown out the party. Noise is one of the things Consumer Reports measures when it tests refrigerators, dishwashers, microwaves, wine chillers, and a bevy of small appliances.

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