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Kitchen Aid KCDB250G Garbage Disposer Review

The Kitchen Aid KCDB250G garbage disposal is not for everyone, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t any good. For small households, the KCDB250G can be the perfect match.

Quiet Garbage Disposal for Small Households

I like to consider myself a very positive person, and I pride myself on the honesty with which I go about daily life (even though I am in sales). A rare thing, you might think but it’s true. Hopefully you’ve at least had a little look around our website before arriving at this page. We have lots of information and videos that are there to help you make a concerted decision about which garbage disposal is right for you.

On this particular page, you will find my review for the Kitchen Aid KCDB250G garbage disposer, and this is where the honest side of my personality will shine.

Kitchen Aid KCDB250G 0.5 HP Garbage Disposer

Kitchen Aid KCDB250G 0.5 HP Garbage Disposer

I will start by telling you this product is not for everyone. However, that doesn’t mean that it isn’t any good. So, in the following few words, I will tell you what’s good about this product and what isn’t.

The Pros

  • Price – This garbage disposer will not break the bank so if you’re looking for an appliance like this that has no “bells and whistles” with a price tag to match, this is for you.
  • Installation – For the most part, the manufacturer has done what they can to make sure you don’t have to get a professional to install this for you. (Make sure you also check the information and videos on installation)
  • Sound – Surprisingly, not many people complain about the noise this disposer makes, and as this is one of the biggest complaints I come across, I must say I’m impressed it works quietly.
  • Safe – Unlike a lot of models on the market, you benefit from overload protection which means the unit will stop if you’re filling it too quickly.
  • Looks – Yes, this surprised me as well, and I have to say it’s the first brand I’ve come across that has this as a feature, so it’s definitely worth a mention. If you want to, you can co-ordinate the stopper and flange to match the color of your sink.
  • Durable Material – the grinding chamber and teeth are corrosion resistant, and many of the internal parts are made from galvanized steel.

The Cons

  • Limited Warranty – This garbage disposer only comes with a 1 year warranty, and this is where many customers have had a problem. Whilst the unit gets rave reviews for the first few months, many people complain it breaks down completely not long after the warranty has expired.
  • Ability to Grind – Now, this is the one thing that might put a lot of people off, but there have been complaints this unit has trouble with things like potato and fruit peels.
  • Parts – I’ve also found out that buying replacement parts that break down can be difficult to get hold of which means for many, a replacement is the only option.

In Conclusion

If you’re someone who lives alone, or are part of a couple with no children, the KCDB250G should meet your needs without a problem. In my opinion, it will also work just as well for those of you that don’t eat at home a lot, or if you do, the waste you have is light.

If you’re looking for something that will handle “heavier” types of waste and has a longer warranty period, take a look at the Waste King L-3300. It will cost you more but is better for family households.

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