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Dependable, gets the job done. A winner.
When we bought our used home 10 years ago this same Whirlpool Trash Compactor was in the kitchen, and it certainly wasn't new; so I estimate it's age when it died a couple of...Read complete review
When we bought our used home 10 years ago this same Whirlpool Trash Compactor was in the kitchen, and it certainly wasn't new; so I estimate it's age when it died a couple of months ago as 15+ years. It served us well, never jamming or breaking down. Our only complaint was it's somewhat noisy operation (but so what - the cycle is less than a minute), and the drawer didn't roll smoothly. But it's durability was enough of a positive for us to buy another. The new one is a little quieter, and the drawer rolls fine. Except for the cosmetics it's the identical machine - which is a good thing!
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The unit we purchased this year repaced a Whirlpool Compacter we purchased in 1987, yes, it was 26 years old. That unit was great and we probably should have had it repaired rather...Read complete review
The unit we purchased this year repaced a Whirlpool Compacter we purchased in 1987, yes, it was 26 years old. That unit was great and we probably should have had it repaired rather than replaced. The 1987 was far superior to the 2013 model. The 1987 unit had a phase that would keep the compacter down at night, this would insure a tight compact each morning. It was also a safety and sanitary factor. The 2013 model does NOT COMPACT as well as the 1987 model did. I had thought about contacting Whirlpool to see if I might have purchased a defective unit but since you are now contacting me for my input YOU might consider contacting me....I prefer e-mail contact. Hope to hear from you...
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By H the B
from California, United States
Comments about Whirlpool 15" White Trash Compactor:
This is our third Whirlpool trash compactor and we selected Whirlpool again as part of our kitchen remodel at a vacation home. We are very pleased with the features and design.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Legal Eagle
from Benbrook, Texas
Have had no problems. Has cured problem I had with pets (cats) getting into garbage. All family have been able to use. Ease of preparing for trash pickup.
Bought about 60 days ago.
By Miss Ellen
from Greensboro, NC, United States
Very pleased with the product. If any changes , maybe littl easier to push button to run the compactor and les nise during operation.
I love it, just as I expected I would
from Sunrise Beach, MO, United States
I had the same model compacter for ten years and never had any problems with it. I only replaced it because I wanted stainless steel. I'm just as happy with this one as I was the first one.
from Wister, OK, United States
We live in the country and have to haul our own trash off. The compactor has made my life so much easier. Instead of 3 or more bags of trash a week, now I have only have 1!! So easy to use and to keep clean. I will never live without one again.
from Midway, GA, United States
I love it. When I was taking the trash out every 2 days now it is 2 every weeks! We have to haul our garbage to the dump. Now it will be much easier.
from NJ, United States
Had a whirlpool compactor for 29 years. Never needed service. Bought another one and it dosen't have the dense pack feature which is disappointing
Great replacement unit
from Meridian, ID
This unit replaced a different brand. What a difference! The drawer glides smoothly and the step pedal is easy to use. Still quite noisy, though
from Tyler, TX, United States
Simple operation - just push one button and walk away.
from Fort Worth, TX
We have never owned a trash compactor prior to purchasing this unit about a month ago. Thus far, it has worked very well. Trash is compacted to a point where we are only throwing away one bag of trash every week or two. There appears to be a good deal of power to handle the compacting. There is a toe kick that you push down with your foot to open the drawer. I tend to leave the unit open about an inch so I'm not putting extra wear-and-tear on the pedal due to constantly opening the drawer. Something sharp caused a tear in the plastic bag which then leaked. The unit was easy to take apart to adequately clean the mess. The drawer front is easy to clean with stainless steel cleaner. The controls are at the top against a black backdrop, avoiding finger prints on the stainless steel. We researched trash compactors and read reviews by other owners and felt this was a good unit for the price. We can't really compare it to another trash compactor since this is our first time owning a unit.
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