How Do I Turn My Sink Into A Dishwasher?

Last Updated: 6/5/2023

Author: James Zhao, Sr. Tech Specialist & Alex Park, Product Specialist

If you're looking to maximize kitchen space and transform your sink into a dishwasher, one of the most efficient and permanent solutions is to install an in-sink dishwasher. These specialized appliances are designed to fit seamlessly into your existing sink area, providing the functionality of a dishwasher without the need for a separate appliance.

Unlike temporary in-sink devices, which offer a short-term alternative, permanent in-sink dishwashers are specifically engineered to deliver efficient and effective dishwashing capabilities. They are designed to utilize your sink's plumbing connections and water supply, making the installation process relatively straightforward.

Are you ready to transform your kitchen and enhance your dishwashing experience? Shop FOTILE’s SD2F-P3 2-in-1 in-sink dishwasher today. This model integrates with the rest of your space to save you time, energy, and keep your dishes sparkling clean and germ-free.

Save Kitchen Space By Turning Your Sink Into a Dishwasher

Turning your sink into a dishwasher can be a game-changer for kitchens with limited space. Instead of investing in a full-size dishwasher that requires additional floor or cabinet space, you can optimize the functionality of your sink area.

By incorporating an in-sink dishwasher — such as the FOTILE SD2F-P3 2-in-1 in-sink dishwasher — you can enjoy the benefits of efficient dishwashing while minimizing the footprint in your kitchen. This innovative solution combines the convenience of a dishwasher with the practicality of a sink, providing a compact and space-saving option for homeowners.

Temporary In-Sink Devices

Temporary in-sink devices are ideal for those who need a dishwasher but don't have the capacity for a permanent installation. They’re designed to be easily installed and removed, making them a versatile option for renters or individuals with limited kitchen space.

However, though these appliances are effective at washing and sterilizing dishes, they hold fewer dishes than fully-integrated in-sink dishwashers. They can also take up counter space while in use, as many have a connect hose that attaches to the sink faucet while the device sits on top of the counter. This could be cumbersome in small apartments or kitchens.

Do Mini / Portable Dishwashers Work?

Mini or portable dishwashers are compact appliances designed to be freestanding or placed on countertops, requiring minimal space. Typically, they use a rubber hose to connect with your sink’s faucet to take in water, and discharge water into the sink when the washing cycle is finished.

While their capacities may be smaller than full-size dishwashers, they still provide effective dishwashing capabilities. Portable dishwashers come with various features and wash cycles, allowing you to customize your dishwashing experience based on your needs.

However, mini and portable dishwashers are often less sturdy and long-lasting than permanent in-sink dishwasher options. FOTILE's in-sink dishwasher is made of stainless steel, which is more durable than the plastic interior of many portable dishwashers. Stainless steel also naturally resists soap build-up, rust, and other dirt.

Replace Your Existing Sink with a 2in1 Combo

If you want to take your kitchen efficiency to the next level, consider replacing your existing sink with a 2-in-1 combo that combines the functions of a sink and a dishwasher. These multifunctional appliances seamlessly integrate a dishwasher into your sink, eliminating the need for separate installations and saving valuable kitchen space.

Advantages of a Sink / Dishwasher Combo

A sink/dishwasher combo offers a range of advantages that make it a practical and efficient choice for homeowners. Not only can this innovative appliance save you time, it can reduce your impact on the environment, save you money, and make your kitchen a safer, more efficient space.

More Efficient

The FOTILE SD2F-P3 2-in-1 in-sink dishwasher can wash and sterilize your dishes in half the time of other dishwasher models — 45 minutes compared to the typical 90. The intelligent 360° cleaning system and convection drying cycle use physics to clean your dishes as efficiently as possible. This saves you time and effort, allowing you to focus on other tasks in the kitchen.

Less Energy Consumption

Sink/dishwasher combos are designed to be energy-efficient, helping you save on utility bills. FOTILE’s SD2F-2-in-1 in-sink dishwasher saves power by utilizing just 178kWh/yr compared to the typical 190kWh/yr of traditional dishwashers. That means advanced technologies and optimized cleaning cycles to minimize energy consumption while still delivering powerful cleaning performance.

Less Water Usage

Sink/dishwasher combos are engineered to be water-efficient, using less water per wash cycle compared to traditional dishwashers. They incorporate water-saving features such as efficient spray systems and sensor-based technology that adjusts water usage based on load size. By utilizing less water, you contribute to water conservation efforts while maintaining the cleanliness of your dishes.


One of the key advantages of a sink/dishwasher combo is its space-saving design. By combining the functionalities of a sink and a dishwasher into a single unit, it eliminates the need for separate installations and frees up valuable kitchen space. This is particularly beneficial for smaller kitchens or those looking to maximize countertop or cabinet space.

Built-In Child Safety

Many sink/dishwasher combos come equipped with built-in child safety features. Built-in safety locks prevent your children from accidentally opening the dishwasher door while it’s operating, helping keep your children safe in the kitchen and giving you peace of mind.

Sterilization and Bacteria Elimination

Sink/dishwasher combos, such as the FOTILE SD2F-P3 2-in-1 in-sink dishwasher, offer advanced sterilization and bacteria-elimination capabilities. Through high-temperature wash cycles and innovative technologies, they effectively eliminate up to 99.99% of common bacteria, providing a hygienic and sanitary dishwashing solution. This ensures that your dishes and tableware are thoroughly cleaned and safe for use.

The FOTILE Advantage

When it comes to choosing a sink/dishwasher combo, the FOTILE SD2F-P3 2-in-1 in-sink dishwasher offers several advantages that set it apart from the competition. From our money-back guarantee and financing options to our robust warranties, FOTILE produces innovative, durable appliances and supports our customers who purchase them.

Money Back Guarantee

FOTILE is confident in the quality and performance of our products, which is why we offer a money-back guarantee. If, for any reason, you’re not satisfied with your FOTILE P3 2-in-1 in-sink dishwasher, you can take advantage of this guarantee and receive a refund.

One-Year Warranty

FOTILE stands behind the durability and reliability of our appliances. With the purchase of the SD2F-P3 2-in-1 in-sink dishwasher, you receive a one-year warranty that covers any defects in materials or workmanship — and a four-year limited warranty on our in-sink dishwasher’s motor.

Financing Options

To make your purchase even more convenient, FOTILE offers financing options. You can choose a payment plan that suits your budget and spread out the cost of the SD2F-P3 2-in-1 in-sink dishwasher over time. This allows you to enjoy the benefits of this innovative appliance without putting a strain on your finances.

Free Shipping

FOTILE understands the importance of providing a hassle-free experience for our customers, and we cover the shipping costs to ensure your appliance arrives safely and at no additional cost to you.

Installation Service

FOTILE also offers installation service for your SD2F-P3 2-in-1 in-sink dishwasher. Our team of professionals can install the appliance in your kitchen to ensure it’s set up properly and functions efficiently. This service saves you time and effort, making the process of upgrading your kitchen sink a breeze.

Shop the P3 2in1 In-Sink Dishwasher Today

Are you ready to experience the convenience and efficiency of the FOTILE SD2F-P3 2-in-1 in-sink dishwasher? With its space-saving design, intelligent cleaning system, and advanced features, the SD2F-P3 2-in-1 in-sink dishwasher offers a game-changing experience in the kitchen.

Upgrade your kitchen sink today and enjoy the benefits of this innovative appliance.