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Are InSinkErator and badger the same?

Are InSinkErator and badger the same?

Their warranties are exactly the same, which is 3-years (it was previously 2-years). Then why did InSinkErator make two exact same models? Badger 500 is the HomeDepot version of Badger 5, you can buy it directly from the store whereas to get a Badger 5 you will have to order it online.

Are Insinkerators interchangeable?

Designed to be Interchangeable If you have an InSinkErator disposal or are purchasing one for the first time you should know that the company has designed all of their disposals to be installed the same way.

What is the difference between the Badger 5 and the Badger 500 garbage disposal?

The main difference between the Badger 5 vs the Badger 500 is the price. The Insinkerator Badger 500 is priced slightly higher than the Badger 5. Furthermore, the Badger 5 requires the user to purchase the cord power separately for the unit to operate, whereas the Badger 500 utilizes direct current.

What does the InSinkErator Badger 5 garbage disposal do?

The InSinkErator Badger 5 with power cord, 1/2 HP Continuous Feed Garbage Disposal features a Quick Lock® mounting system that allows for easy installation or replacement of most disposers. This garbage disposal also features a 1/2 HP motor that rapidly grinds food waste for easy rinsing down the drain and galvanized steel-grind components.

Can a badger be used as a garbage disposal?

It has the same rough-in plumbing dimensions as Badger models so it can be easily interchanged with any Badger disposal without altering the plumbing connections.

What to do if your InSinkErator disposal is not working?

* If the problem with your disposal is due to defects in materials or workmanship, InSinkErator may pay to have an authorized service center service the disposer in your home at no charge to you. See product Care & Use manual for exclusions, restrictions, and further information.

What can you put in an InSinkErator Evolution disposal?

It’s possible with InSinkErator Evolution Series®. All Evolution disposals are engineered with advanced technologies that help them handle more types of food waste and to make far less noise while doing it. Even tough waste like corn cobs, bones, and melon rinds are easily whisked away with Evolution.

Is it easy to replace an InSinkErator garbage disposal?

Our patented Quick Lock® makes it fast and simple to replace one InSinkErator garbage disposal for another. With similar plumbing rough-in dimensions, you can easily swap a Badger® disposal with ANY Badger or Evolution Series® for quick, do-it-yourself installation. We know food waste disposals best because we invented them in 1927.

It has the same rough-in plumbing dimensions as Badger models so it can be easily interchanged with any Badger disposal without altering the plumbing connections.

It’s possible with InSinkErator Evolution Series®. All Evolution disposals are engineered with advanced technologies that help them handle more types of food waste and to make far less noise while doing it. Even tough waste like corn cobs, bones, and melon rinds are easily whisked away with Evolution.

Where are the InSinkErator food waste disposals located?

Headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin, InSinkErator is a business unit of Emerson and is the world’s largest manufacturer of food waste disposals. Our disposals are assembled right here in the USA with American Pride.