KitchenAid KCDB250G 1/2 HP Garbage Disposal Review

Over the last few decades, KitchenAid has taken the spot as one of the world’s most popular and bestselling designers and manufacturers of garbage disposals. Although the brand is well-known for their popular stand mixers, many homeowners know how solid their other lines of home products are. In a recent study, 7 out of 10 plumbers revealed that they would pick a KitchenAid garbage disposal for their house, despite the popularity of other brands. As a plumber myself I would have to say that this statement is not far off at all, the brand is very solid.

If you are looking for a brand that is high quality and great value, then KitchenAid is the one have been looking for. Every one of KitchenAid’s high-quality garbage disposals is made in the United States so that the company can maintain the highest level of quality control over them. KitchenAid has been in business since 1919, and their brand is known for quality and customer service that keeps people constantly returning to buy from them.

For the proactive homeowner who demands quality, KitchenAid makes a highly recommended line of food waste disposers, and one of the best options in this line is the KitchenAid KCDB250G 1/2 HP Continuous Feed Garbage Disposal. The best qualities of this product are its durability and powerful motor, aggressive grinding, stylish design, and easy to follow installation process. It is compatible with any properly sized septic tank systems as well.

Pros

  • The powerful ½ horsepower motor of the KCDB250G is able to hit an ideal speed of 1,725 rpm. It is more than powerful enough to destroy the toughest food scraps without using a ton of energy. The blades and grinding chamber are made from premium stainless steel, which greatly helps the unit’s durability and makes it resistant to corrosion.
  • The continuous feed action of this KitchenAid garbage disposal makes cleaning up after meals and absolute breeze. This eliminates a lot of the time you have to spend in the kitchen and increases the time that you can spend on other stuff. Just by flipping the switch, you can drop in your table scraps and forget about them.
  • When you have a family or pets in your home, safety is extremely important, and this particular model has been made with your safety in mind. Some safety features included are a generously sized splash guard, electrical switch operation, a rubber safety cap, and a manual reset feature.

Cons

  • Some reports of minor leaking

The Final Word

My only real complaint with this one is that the installation instructions aren’t completely clear for some people, so it might require a bit of fiddling to figure out how to get things going. Also, you might have to purchase a straight pipe to connect the under sink fittings with this one.