Trash compactors can help increase the amount of space you have in your kitchen by eliminating that bulky obtrusive garbage can. With a little space you can reduce the volume of trash in your garbage can by up to 75% -You can also reduce your daily chore of taking the garbage out to once a week. Before purchasing your trash compactor it's important that you review some of the trash compactor features, safety tips, and maintenance suggestions. For additional help contact our award winning sales staff at 888-228-5800.
Trash Compactors have similar features usually only varying in size and compacting force.
Choosing a Trash Compactor
Before purchasing a trash compactor you should identify which type of
compactor best fits your needs.
Trash Compactor Sizes
The exact width, height and depth will vary on each compactor. Be sure you take accurate measurements to find the space available in your kitchen. Make certain your measurements include the trim kit when installing your under-the-counter compactor. Compactors range in width from 12" to 15", height from 34 1/8" to 35" and depth from 24" to 24 1/4".
Trash compactor Safety tips and Maintenance guide
It its important that you do NOT place the following in the compactor:
Keep children away from the trash compactor. With crushing force ranging from 2,000 to 5,000 lbs., anything placed in the compactor will be crushed when compressed. Read all operating instructions before using.
Note: A full compactor bag can weigh as much as 50 lbs. Make sure you are able to lift that much weight before completely filling a bag. The more compact the trash, the heavier the bag:
Except for occasional cleaning, compactors are virtually maintenance
Abt carries a complete line of undercounter trash compactors.