Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 690
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Tim1970 Looks great from the get go.
The first house I've owned had a disposal, it was an Insinkerator. The next house did not, wished it did. The house the family is in now had a disposal, 40 year old Waste King. I hope our Evolution Excel can go as long, or longer. I never installed one before. Looked simple. Lucky the old disposal was not hard wired in, it makes the process a lot easer. The new disposal and old disposal discharge did not line up with each other. A trip to hard ware store to get different piping, less than $5 dollars. The hole process was done less than 30 min. It would of been faster if I had a second pair of hands. The snap ring was a little difficult.
April 17, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 1OldMan This thing is so quiet, I have to really listen to hear it!!!
As I was researching which disposal to purchase, I noticed that one individual had to build a small platform from which to "jack" the disposal into place in order to tighten the locking collar. I did not have that problem, but I did have to get my wife to hold down on the ring in the sink to keep it from being pushed upward during this process. The installation process becomes a bit frustrating from pushing up with the item itself while trying to keep the ring and putty in place at the sink level, but not that hard to overcome! After this little problem was solved, the unit almost fell into place. Very easy to install and align with the plumbing.
April 13, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Slavedriver Bullet proof disposal
This disposal is tremendous in its quality and performance. It is so quiet often times you can't tell that it's running. It is also very powerful. It will cut up chicken bones, whole oranges and popsicle sticks with no problems (Not recommended). The installation instructions are clear. The only set back is the lack of an electrical cord to plug it in. It requires an electrician to hard wire the disposal or an additional electrical cord to bring power to the disposal. Although this unit is not inexpensive, it is cost effective. Remember, if you buy the best you only cry once. If you buy the cheapest you'll cry every time you need to replace it. All in all this disposal is bullet proof.
April 23, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by RBart48 Excellent Product
This is one of those rare finds that is actually as good as the reviews. I tested the INSINKERATOR sound machine in the store and thought that the Evolution Excel could not be that quiet. I read a lot of reviews that said that the running water was louder that the garbage disposal. I have had a variety of disposal units in my home; the most recent before the Evolution Excel was a Waste King. While it was still going strong, I replaced it with the Evolution Excel during our recent kitchen remodel. I am pleased that we did. While the Waste King ate everything we put in it, it was loud. Kind of like a 747 taking off. The Evolution Excel is supremely quiet. Actually if you turn it on with the water not running, you just hear a slight hum. The running water is louder than the disposal.
May 3, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nean Glad to not throw out stuff
I am more than pleased with this product. We make our own juice and eat a lot of fruit on any given day, so to be able to dispose of it this way instead of throwing out makes me feel great. I was ready to try composting this summer but not too feasible during the winter.
I have been a b it concerned about the rubber baffle and pushing things through it. It actually went into the insinkerator but fortunately was able to stop it and retrieve with no damage. It seems not too safe to use the product without the baffle as things splash up.
It was my son who told me to buy a "good one" if I was thinking about a garberator and I am glad I did.
March 25, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by DennyCrane Buy a Switch with a Pilot Light!
You know that old disposal that jams all the time? Remember the humming noise when it jams? This one is much quieter running than the old one was when it was just jammed and humming. When the water is running you will wish that you had a switch with a pilot light (Stock keeping unit # 649366) so that you could tell if it is on.
Like others, I have done some adventurous grinding. This sucker works. Installation was not very hard, though I had to use a box under it and cardboard shims to raise it to the right level. If you are stronger than me, you'll just lift it up and turn it until it latches. Still, it only took me 45 minutes, going slowly. One caveat; It's so quiet that you'll want to demonstrate your new garbage disposal to visitors, and we look like idiots when we do that.
Note: Do not tighten the cord clamp very tight. The clamp that comes with the $12 AC cord kit breaks easily if you over-tighten it.
October 10, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by RayS Great disposer
I had an Evolution Excel installed by a plumber along with some kitchen remodeling......new countertops, faucet, soap dispenser, sink, strainers, etc. The plumber had no trouble at all with the installation and commented on how easy it was. The unit is very quiet and seems to grind anything with no trouble, although we generally don't overdo it by trying to grind very large bones. I like the comparison chart on the Insinkerator web site that says with this model just "stop worrying about what food you can or can't put in your disposer."
April 26, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by AGUY Like a Ninja
This is the one you want. It really is quiet. It really does gobble what ever you put down it. Lets put is this way. You could spend less and be sadly disappointed after it fails in a couple of years or you could man up and buy the beast. It really is THE disposal. I am Not paid by the company. I have no reason to write a false review. Just an end user who is happy with my decision.
May 10, 2015