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Model # WB110

Internet # 100659090

Thermoquick 110 gal. Composter

$106.74 /each

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Model # WB110

Internet # 100659090

The Exaco Trading Co. Thermoquick 110-Gallon Composter can be tucked away in a corner of the garden with its discreet shape and color. This composter composts vegetable, fruit and garden waste (not included). The dark color absorbs the sun's heat and the air slots help ventilate to optimize the composting process. With the composter, recycling starts in your own garden.

  • Holds up to 110 gallons of vegetable, fruit and garden waste (not included)
  • Shape and color provide a discreet look
  • Unique hinge holds the lid open so you can easily load material into the composter
  • Removable access panel can be hung on the side of the unit
  • Corner clips keep side panels locked together
  • Air slots help ventilate to optimize the composting process
  • Dark color absorbs the sun's heat
  • Easy assembly with clear manual instructions included

SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Assembled Depth (in.) 
30 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
34 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
30 in 
Product Depth (in.) 
30 
Product Height (in.) 
34 
Product Width (in.) 
30 
Details
Assembly Required 
Yes 
Capacity (cu. Ft.) - Total 
14.7 
Capacity (gallons) 
110 
Color Family 
Green 
Composter Type 
Stationary 
Covered 
Yes 
Landscape Supply Type 
Composter 
Low Odor 
Yes 
Odorless 
No 
Product Weight (lb.) 
24 lb 
Returnable 
90-Day 

MORE PRODUCTS WITH THESE FEATURES

Composter Type: Stationary
Capacity (gallons): 90 - 125
Review Rating: 3 & Up
Brand: Exaco
Price: $100 - $150
Covered: Yes
Odorless: No
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Do the contents give off an odor? Is it rodent proof?

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Odor and rodent problems are usually a function of what you put into the bin.
Only kitchen waste that has no meat, bones, cheese, butter, and no animal wastes. Very wet compost will smell: add some dry leaves or grass clippings to dry it out. To dry? Add a little water.
Rodents will not bother compost that is well mixed and has no animal products in it.
It also helps to turn it, we keep a small
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Odor and rodent problems are usually a function of what you put into the bin.
Only kitchen waste that has no meat, bones, cheese, butter, and no animal wastes. Very wet compost will smell: add some dry leaves or grass clippings to dry it out. To dry? Add a little water.
Rodents will not bother compost that is well mixed and has no animal products in it.
It also helps to turn it, we keep a small pitchfork next to the bin.
We also compost shredded paper plates and napkins although they take longer to breakdown.
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no oder...not sure if it would be rodent proof..probably not
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I never noticed any odors, even in the summer. I never had any problems with rodents, but we only put in vegetable and yard waste.
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So far there is no odor from the bin. I live near a wooded area and there has not been any problems with the wildlife to date. I did put a small lock on the side door just to be safe.
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There have been no reports of rodents in this compost bin. However, it is conceivable that one could tunnel underneath and there is no floor. Compost may develop and earthy odor but it is not strong and not unpleasant. In a garden setting odor is not usually noticable.
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If composting is done, no there is no odor. Please research online the correct green vs brown ratio. I did put hardware cloth (wire mesh) under neath the barrel just in case because my backyard backs up to a field with many gophers. But again, if you compost correctly, it should not attract rodents or animals. Do not use animal by products and you should be fine. No Milk, meat, bones, etc..
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The ThermoQuick compost bins have had no complaints of rodents, however it is conceivable that they could tunnel in from the bottom. Compost has a not unpleasant earthy odor but it usually isn't noticeable from its garden position.
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Rated 3.6 out of 5 by 43 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good Quality - Easy Assembly I bought this composter based on the pictures provided on the Home Depot website. It looked sturdy and durable, thus it was appealing to me. This unit came in five main parts. Four identical sides and the top lid. Little parts like lock-pieces or soil-anchor-plates were included, too, of course. The identical side walls make the composter easy to assemble, meaning you don't have to think twice where to put which part. After assembling and locking the sides you just click and lock the lid and your composter is ready to go. I was caught by surprise though that this composter does not have a base plate. I had composters like that before and all of them provided a base which kept the compost from direct contact with the soil and prevented critters from possibly digging their way into the compost. That's the only reason why I gave 4/5 stars. The design feature of creating all sidewalls identically is very smart, though leaving you with a redundancy: "Who needs a bottom access lid on every side of a composter?". Saying that, it is not a downside, because the lids are sturdy enough to hold the dirt, that's why I call it a feature, not a flaw. This composter is a german product made out of recycled plastic. In my opinion this origin still resembles good quality products - like "made in the U.S.A.". April 15, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Good Size, but Poor Design I had one of these for four years and left it after I moved and will not buy another one. It has a large capacity, so is good for yard waste. The problem is that when you assemble it you slide the sides together at the corners to lock it into place. If the composter is on uneven ground the corners will pop out of place quickly. If you put in grass clippings or other heavy types of waste and need to turn it, a corner will eventually fail. I was still able to use it with 3 corners connected and one partially, but it became a pain to try to keep the fourth corner connected so all the waste didn't come out and the thing just fall apart. December 26, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Disappointing purchase The first one we received was broken, but we went ahead and ordered a replacement. The replacement was intact when we receieved it. However, one of the feet broke as we were assembling it. We are using it, but it was more difficult to assemble than I had anticipated and I am worried that it will not hold together for very long. April 9, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good Value I had been scouring the classifieds for a used compost bin to no avail. Why are squares of plastic so stinking expensive?!?! After reading the reviews I was hesitant to order the Termoquick as I have two much more expensive compost bins. Admittedly the design is not the greatest for assembly but obviously works for packaging and shipping. Install can be a challenge but once you figure out one side the next three go pretty quickly. I set up the compost bin by myself. It helped to be on a stable surface like concrete rather than dirt or lawn. I love the large capacity. I expect that it will perform like a compost bin should. I'm an avid home composter. For the price, this is a good option. December 16, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Very disappointed The material is flimsy and flops around when you try to put it together. The instructions are not written in English, but are translated from another language, so they don't make sense. When I tried to install the clips, one of them broke and the lid cracked. On the plus side, customer service is very responsive, although she doesn't speak English well. They sent new clips and a new lid, but I still cannot figure out how to use the clips. I would have returned it, but I had already filled it with the contents of the older composter and I had nowhere to put the stuff. Don't buy this product. May 28, 2011
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Cheap Materials, Poor Desgn Following the printed instructions, I found assembly quite difficult. The composter is made of flimsy light-weight plastic that will simply not hold up, unlike the one it replaced that was sturdier and lasted 15 years. Both hinge brackets broke in my hand as I tried to install them; the lid is, therefore, unsecured and sure to blow away. Installation of the top corner brackets required the use of a utility knife to trim the sides. One top corner bracket broke as I tried to install it. One foot bracket arrived in the box already broken. April 27, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Little disappointed My compost tumbler was stolen, so went with this less expensive model. Was easy to assemble, but continues to come apart at the sides. It is only half full, so can't believe it is the weight. Trying to secure the sides with ratcheting tie downs. Wouldn't suggest this model November 11, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by better looking compost situation I just got this less than 2 weeks ago so don't know yet how well and how long for a finished product. I moved my old compost pile into this one. This is better than just a pile on the ground...it's contained and hidden, looks nice next to my raised beds. I was able to add other elements like dirt, leaves and grass clippings in layers. The air slots on the sides are going to make it all work better. About the assembly, I did it alone in about 15 min. as it was starting to rain...another hand would have been helpful. The instructions are slim, but it's not rocket science. May 29, 2010
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