Does GE make a trash compactor?
GE 14.875-in Stainless Steel Undercounter Trash Compactor.
Are trash compactors worth it?
The main advantage of having a trash compactor installed is that it allows trash to take up less space within your home. This can be a huge advantage for people who live on a high floor and do not want to take trash down every day, or for those with limited room to store trash until trash day.
How do you clean a GE trash compactor?
To clean a compactor that has developed odors:
- Remove trash container from unit. Wash the ram and cabinet interior with normal household cleaners.
- Remove the locking ring and handle from trash container and wash the ring and container using the same cleaners.
- Dry the bucket thoroughly before inserting new bag.
How long does a compactor last?
Our customers purchase these units because of they’re durability and long economic life. The commercial, industrial and multifamily trash compactors we sell very often last for 10 –15 years with minimal maintenance costs and repairs. They are the “workhorses” of the industry.
Why don’t they sell trash compactors anymore?
Trash compactor sales plummeted from 243,000 units in 1988 to 126,000 in 1992. Ownership dropped to under 3.5% across the nation by 2009. Despite almost every appliance manufacturer offering one for sale to this day, the trash compactor has failed to live up to its potential in modern kitchens.
What should you not put in a trash compactor?
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of the compactor or any other appliance. Do not push trash into the drawer with your hands or feet. The trash may contain broken glass, sharp pieces or metal, or other sharp objects that could cause injury.
What can you not put in a trash compactor?
What Materials Can and Can’t I Put in a Commercial Trash…
- Toxic Waste and Chemicals.
- Burning or Smoldering Materials.
- Soil and Dirt.
- Pet Waste and Diapers.
- Electronics and Batteries.
Why does my trash compactor smell?
Most models use air filters which can be easily replaced when needed. Bits of food are also bound to fall into the nooks and crannies of your compactor. The longer you wait, the worse the smell will get, so now’s the time for some trash compactor odor control.
Why is my trash compactor stuck in the down position?
If your trash compactor is jammed, there may be a defective power nut causing the ram to be stuck in the down position. Power nuts, also known as trunnion nuts, are driven by power screws and attached to the sides of the ram.