Excerpt: This compactor looks great in my new kitchen. Only drawback I found is the foot control to operate it is difficult to access. The last one I had used a control up top that you turned with your hand and it was much easier to access and operate.
Excerpt: If you have shopped for trash compactors, you know that they are not cheap. This one was at the lower end of the cost curve. But I was buying it to replace one that was in the house when I bought the house. The house was built in '84 and I'm sure the compactor was in the house at that time.
Pros: Convenient Features, Easy to use, Sound level, Style
Excerpt: This is our 4th trash compactor we have lived in a home with a Kenmore, Kitchen Aid, Jenn Aire and this Whirlpool. This is undoubtedly our worst one ever! We didn't realize it didn't have the extra-compact feature or the option to turn off the machine at the precise moment to keep the ram rod...
Excerpt: With the lower front foot switch, the front cabinet is not adequately strengthened. It is tinney and very flexible. For a product of this cost a little added structure would give it a much better feel. If you are considering purchaseing this item be sure and see it in person prior to buying.