InSinkErator Badger 1 VS Badger 5

InSinkErator Badger 1 VS Badger 5 (direct comparison)

Is there any difference between the Badger 5 Badger 1?  What are the main differences between the InSinkErator Badger 1 and Badger 5? Are there any major distinctions between these two garbage disposals? Not surprisingly, the two units are extremely similar. The primary difference is motor power, where the Badger 1 is weaker (1/3 HP) than the Read more about InSinkErator Badger 1 VS Badger 5 (direct comparison)[…]

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InSinkErator Badger 5 VS 500 (direct comparison)

Is there any difference between the Badger 5 and 500?  In this article we’re comparing the InSinkErator Badger 5 vs the 500, both of which are similarly priced and similar on the specs sheet. If you look at the two units, there’s almost zero discernible difference between them. Read more: About InSinkErator garbage disposals Here’s our side-by-side comparison of the Read more about InSinkErator Badger 5 VS 500 (direct comparison)[…]

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Do you have to empty a garbage disposal? A Helpful Answer

Do garbage disposals need to be emptied? If they do, we’ve done something wrong.Do garbage disposals need to be emptied? This question comes up for people who might be unfamiliar with garbage disposals, who might be owning and/or operating one for the first time.  I’ll provide the simple answer to this question, then move onto more detail Read more about Do you have to empty a garbage disposal? A Helpful Answer[…]

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Can a dishwasher and garbage disposal be on the same circuit?

Is it possible and safe to have a garbage disposal on the same circuit as your dishwasher? Before answering this question, I need to be clear that you should consult the help of a licensed, professional electrician, as well as the building codes for your particular locality. These codes will vary between states, towns, and counties, Read more about Can a dishwasher and garbage disposal be on the same circuit?[…]

Full Waste King 9930 Review & Rundown

The Waste King 9930 is one of the more popular continuous feed garbage disposals on the market, and a popular fit for small to mid-sized homes, or for those looking to improve a kitchen and make their prep space more functional. In this article, we’ll run a simple Waste King 9930 review covering the features, ease Read more about Full Waste King 9930 Review & Rundown[…]

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How big are garbage disposals? Typical Dimensions

How big are most garbage disposals?Consumers shopping for a garbage disposal have many features to consider. We have reviewed disposals based on horsepower (HP), sound minimizing technology, and ease of installation. But what about garbage disposal dimensions? How big are they and how do they fit underneath your sink?If space underneath your sink is limited, this can be Read more about How big are garbage disposals? Typical Dimensions[…]

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5 Things to Know About InSinkErator Garbage Disposals

Some of the popular InSinkErator Evolution models.InSinkErator is probably the best known brand on the market for garbage disposals. If you don’t own one of these disposals you probably know someone who does. In this article we will highlight 5 features of this brand. If you are unfamiliar with disposal brands, have never owned an InSinkErator Read more about 5 Things to Know About InSinkErator Garbage Disposals[…]

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10 Tips for First-Time Garbage Disposal Buyers

Buying a garbage disposal can seem daunting especially for first time buyers. In this article we will review 10 tips across four categories to help you purchase the best disposal for your particular situation. We’ll making suggestions based on the following: Price point and brandPower needsDeciphering reviewsFeatures to watchIf you’d like to skip to the shopping, checkout Read more about 10 Tips for First-Time Garbage Disposal Buyers[…]