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InSinkErator Badger 5 vs Badger 500

InSinkErator is one of the leading manufacturers of residential garbage disposals. The Badger line is quite popular and affordable. When shopping online at the InSinkErator website, you will see three models of Badger garbage disposals listed, along with pricing for each. The Badger 5XPThe Badger 5The Badger 1 There are some differences in the specifications. […]

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My Garbage Disposal is Jammed, Now What?

Ever since inventor John W. Hammes sold his first InSinkErator to the public in 1940, people have had a love/hate relationship with them. They are great when they work, but cooks cuss them like crazy when they fail. The great news is that if you find yourself with a jammed garbage disposal, then it is […]

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Cleaning a Kitchen Garbage Disposal

Most people assume that garbage disposals are clean.On the surface this makes sense due to the number of times it sees dish detergent, soap, and water running through it. BUT, this couldn’t be further from the truth. The water combined with the nutritious ingredients from the foods that go through it make the perfect breeding ground […]

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How to Replace Your Garbage Disposal Guard

Garbage disposals are convenient appliances to have in your home’s kitchen, but because most are used on a daily basis, normal wear and tear will require replacement from time to time. This is particularly true when it comes to your disposal’s splashguard. The splashguard is designed to prevent debris and water from flying upward while […]

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My Garbage Disposal Smells – Now What?

If there is an unpleasant odor emanating from your kitchen, your first inclination might be to blame the chef, but if no one is currently cooking in your kitchen, then it’s time to investigate other sources where the stinky smell is coming from. You quickly determine that it’s not coming from the trashcan, and it […]

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