Direct wire power connection.
Anti-jamming grinding blades.
Convenient wall switch for comfortable use.
Grinding takes a bit more time compared to other garbage disposals in the review.
It is an affordable yet quite efficient food waste disposal which boasts a cutting-edge noise-reduction technology.
Lifetime mechanical and corrosion warranties.
Power cord included into a supply package.
Awesome quality of the housing.
This sink disposal might is a bit noisier than many of its rivals.
High-performing garbage disposal with a truly powerful motor. Grinds anything and within seconds.
Look expensive (though the design has little importance for this kind of appliance).
Small and compact garbage disposal for any kitchen.
Incredible 4-year warranty.
Drain is rather slow so make sure not to overload the disposer.
Efficient and really quiet food waste disposal that is worth buying.
What Is It
Garbage disposals are special kitchen appliances you install under your sink. They have an electric motor and blades that crash all the food waste. The pluses are as follow: you need to pay for garbage removal far less often, the food doesn’t decompose in a trash can so fewer bacteria and germs appear, no foul smell in your kitchen. And garbage disposals are very easy in use - you just need to turn on a faucet, push a button, and add food waste you need to get rid of.
Also, you can improve your kitchen sink even more and get one of water filters that will purify water. The best of them are installed right under the sink, so you can easily pour the cleanest water for cooking. This way you will be able to use the sink really to the full.
What Features to Compare
When you are about to choose a garbage disposal you need to consider certain most important features these appliances have. First of all, you must consider the Power your garbage disposal yields. The more powerful the appliance is, the stronger food waste it can grind which means you can get rid of more garbage without a necessity to sort it.
Next, you need to take the Grinding Speed into account which means the speed the electric motor can make. It is usually measured in revolutions per minute the garbage disposer makes. Speedier garbage disposals can grind the waste faster and more efficiently. For example, if you need to get rid of some solid waste (nut shells, apple cores, etc.).
Also, consider Installation and Safety - what precautions a manufacturer foresaw in order to prevent any accidents. Also, the garbage disposal has to be quite easy-to-install, otherwise, you might need to pay around $100 for the installation. Finally, don’t forget to check the Noise level every garbage disposer produces. The best appliances include a lot of anti-vibration components, so you can’t heat the unit run.
Finally, don’t forget to check the Noise Level every garbage disposer produces. The best appliances include a lot of anti-vibration components, so you can’t heat the unit run.
InSinkErator Evolution Excel
Installation and Safety
General Electric GFC520V
This is an advanced food waste disposal that handles a continuous feed, which means you can constantly add new food waste, and the appliance will grind it into small particles. The disposer is efficient in spite of the least powerful electric motor in our garbage disposal review - just 1/2 horsepower.
This garbage disposal boasts 2-level pre-cutter which makes grinding much easier and prevents clogging of the appliance. General Electric is a famous company that is proud of the hi-tech level of its products, so the small motor makes stunning 2800 RPM. Therefore, this compact garbage disposal can handle all kinds of usual kitchen waste - peels, fish bones, food remnants, etc.
Installation and Safety
This sink disposal has an overload protection feature with a manual reset, so you can be sure the electric motor won’t be broken. Also, there is a splash guard. The manufacturer has put a lot of effort to make the installation easy, yet some users still can’t handle it and ask for help (which means they need to pay for it).
GE model boasts a cutting-edge insulation package that significantly reduces the noise level. You can maintain a talk with a friend or chat on the phone without a need to turn the disposer off. However, GE doesn't include any particular noise-reducing technology, but it doesn't mean the sound is out of control.
Waste King L-8000
This Waste King garbage disposal can handle a lot of food waste because it’s powerful enough - the electric motor yields 1 horsepower which is more than most disposers provide. Therefore, you can turn the appliance on and put all kinds of waste. Actually, it is the most powerful garbage disposer in the review.
This appliance can easily grind almost anything - peels, apple cores, bread crust, bones, and so on. The electric motor makes up to 2800 revolutions per minute - a truly great result. No need to say all the grinding components are made of stainless steel so they are durable enough and the high speed prevents jamming.
Installation and Safety
This garbage disposer is septic-safe which is an important advantage of this appliance. There is a splash guard for easy cleaning of the disposal. Next, the mount system is easy - just follow the steps in the user’s guide and you won’t face any troubles. According to the feedback we have received, most owners were able to mount a disposer without any help.
According to our brief survey, some owners claim this food waste disposal is noisier than the best disposers on the market. However, this appliance is among the most affordable ones which might be more important for the customers who don't want to overpay and want to save up as much money as possible.
InSinkErator Evolution Compact
InSinkErator is one of the leading companies that produce food waste disposals and Evolution Compact is one of the available models and it has a 34.6 oz. grinding chamber which can accommodate quite a lot of food waste. The electric motor this unit has the same power as KitchenEater KE34PC - 3/4 horsepower.
This food waste disposer can grind almost anything: potato peels, small bones of fish and animals, etc. The blade rotates with the speed of 1725 RPM which isn’t the best result in our review, but this is more than enough. Keep in mind that the appliance boasts MultiGrind technology which means the grinding is carried out in 2 stages: the food is ground into smaller particles, so your garbage disposal won't be clogged.
Installation and Safety
This garbage disposal is safe - you are unlikely to get hurt unless you abuse the safety regulations. There’s a Disposer Do’s and Don’ts users’ guide which fully informs you about the use and maintenance. Also, it’s easy to install the disposer thanks to a stainless steel Quick Lock mount.
This cutting-edge garbage disposal boasts SoundSeal technology - there is a highly efficient insulation around the appliance and the anti-vibration components. In all, the disposer is truly quiet and you can hold a conversation without any troubles when the grinding is on. SounSeal also includes an Anti-Vibration Sink Mount.