InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5)

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  • Product Type: Garbage Disposal
  • Horsepower: 1/2 hp
  • Finish: Black
  • Dishwasher Drain Connection: Yes
  • Motor Type: Induction Motor


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4.4

(based on 297 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (191)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (60)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (11)

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    (15)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (19)
  • Quiet (11)
  • Good power output (9)
  • Durable (7)
  • Price (7)

Cons

  • Wears out quickly (6)
  • Loud (3)

Best Uses

  • Small kitchens (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Do-it-yourself (8), Avid do-it-yourselfer (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Time to buy another Badger

We've owned our home for 17 years now and I replaced the original disposal with a Badger 5 after the first 4 years. Well, it finally died so I'm off to get another one...Read complete review

We've owned our home for 17 years now and I replaced the original disposal with a Badger 5 after the first 4 years. Well, it finally died so I'm off to get another one just like it. At roughly $7.00 a year, who's complaining?

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Two out of three fail

Three Badgers were installed by the builder in my new 3-Family home 1st occupied in January 2008. They have plastic housings. Two out of three developed cracked housings near where the disposal attaches...Read complete review

Three Badgers were installed by the builder in my new 3-Family home 1st occupied in January 2008. They have plastic housings. Two out of three developed cracked housings near where the disposal attaches to the sink drain hole and had to be replaced by December 2010. Performance was otherwise satisfactory. I cannot recommend these units because of the high rate of housing cracks.

Reviewed by 297 customers

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5.0

Made in USA

By Tim

from Gunnison, CO

About Me Do-It-Yourself

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to install
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Kitchens
    • Small Kitchens

    Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

    17 Years it lasted. Made in the USA! and got to replace it with the exact same thing.

     
    4.0

    Not too bad...

    By Drew Sims

    from New Franklin, OH

    About Me Do-It-Yourself, Home Improvement Novice

    Pros

    • Easy to install
    • Powerful
    • Quiet

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Kitchens

      Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

      I can't really comment on this one. I just installed 3/5/16, but it is essentially the same model that it replaced. That one lasted over 10 years.

       
      4.0

      Works Great

      By Daniel1900

      from Raleigh NC

      Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

      Has never let me down. The water drains out very slowly though

       
      5.0

      Dependable

      By Christy28

      from Oakley, CA, USA

      Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

      Have had Insinkerator disposals before....last one installed was 10 years ago! Can't beat that for dependability!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great product

      By motherof3

      from Bluffton, IN

      Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

      It was easy to install and quieter than what the store sample noise. I liked the price compared to the other brands.

       
      3.0

      Was chosen by my homebuilder

      By jswanner44

      from Forney, Texas

      Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

      I don't have any compliments or any complaints. But it doesn't seem to work as efficiently as I would think it would. I don't throw food in the sink, its all thrown in the trash. So what does go into the disposal is very little. Not very impressed.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      easy to install, works well

      By monstein68

      from buxton maine

      Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

      this garbage disposal was very easy to install, priced competitively, and works great. We had one for about 10 years and it finally rotted a hole in the under cabinet part. Would recommend for homeowners.

       
      5.0

      It does the job

      By GPlumber

      from North Carolina

      Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

      The connector pipe was a bit tricky during the install, but I figured it out and it has been working fine.

       
      5.0

      This product is great.

      By KMCD27

      from Hilton Head Island, SC, USA

      Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

      I had this product in the 80"s in my first home. Was able to replace my old one with yours.

       
      5.0

      New Product installed in my home

      By Kujata445

      from Tampa, FL, USA

      Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

      easy use, setup & installation. definitely recommend this product.

       
      5.0

      Quick and Easy

      By Dadicus

      from Virginia, USA

      Pros

      • grinds with confidence. recommended.

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

          Our other Badger 5 finally gave up the ghost after 15 years of good service. We bought this and was able to install it no problems at all. We could have gone with a more expensive, and possibly quieter appliance but the other one did so well we decided to stick with something we knew would work. We have had it for a little over a couple of months and it is still grinding with confidence.

           
          4.0

          Badger 5 Garbage Disposal

          By MarciaH

          from United States

          Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

          I have written two others It is fine and I love it.

           
          4.0

          Easy to install and quiet

          By LittleRedHen

          from Undisclosed

          Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

          We purchased it two months ago. It was easy to install and very quite. We will hope it performs well over years to come.

           
          4.0

          Good Quality Garbage Disposal

          By TimPH

          from Arkansas, USA

          Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

          Recently our garbage disposal had to be replaced & it was replaced with the new Badger 5. It's quick & chops up the disposal quicker than our previous one. Seems to work well & smooth without leaving any food in the bottom of the disposal or smell.

          (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Quiet & efficient

          By CONNIESA

          from Palm Bay, FL, USA

          Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

          Nothing more to say. This review is superfluous. Would never do it again

           
          5.0

          Install hassel

          By Mannyg

          from Texas

          Pros

          • Quality

          Cons

          • Install

          Best Uses

            Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

            The power cord is not included with this disposal. The box does not tell you this and the guys at the hardware store don't tell you either. So you'll have to make a couple of trips to the store and spend alittle extra $ before you get everything you need. Once installed, it works well.

             
            5.0

            fine product

            By dg118

            from Henrietta, NY, USA

            Pros

            • grinds quickly

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                My 1st food disposal in 30 years. It's just what I wanted. Chops very quickly and drains well. A bit noisy and very powerful, but that's to be expected.

                 
                5.0

                This product is efficient and quiet!

                By EAHagenbuch

                from Elizabethtown, PA 17022, USA

                Pros

                • excellent!

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                    This product was installed six months ago and is working great! It is very efficient and quiet! I would greatly recomend this product!

                     
                    5.0

                    Best I have purchased in 35 years!!

                    By Rontl231

                    from Port St Lucie, FL

                    Pros

                    • quieter and faster

                    Cons

                    • none

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                      The features are considerably better than the first garbage disposal I bought. The Badger 5 does a faster job and is less noisy.

                       
                      5.0

                      This product has all the right features...

                      By Redsled

                      from Kingman, AZ

                      Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                      Was a snap to install and sounds good too..... Works very well and is sharp and quickly sends the food on its way......

                       
                      3.0

                      Least Worst, maybe. I haven't had it very long

                      By biker7

                      from Brighton Ski Area Heliport, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake City, UT 84121, USA

                      Pros

                      • lest worst - maybe

                      Cons

                      • plastic shell cover

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                        I had this unit installed by a plummer friend, who indicated that it was as good as any other unit on the market, and maybe a bit better than many. I complained that other reviews stated that the plastic shell was prone to leakage, and my plummer said that once they went to plastic shells, all units are prone to leak, sometime or other. That does not please me, as the location of my sink is over a downstairs area that is wide open -- and a leak would really mess things up there. So, we have to keep a bucket under it. Oh well.

                         
                        5.0

                        Great Product!

                        By CBinBoise

                        from Boise, ID

                        Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                        I just replaced my old Badger garbage disposal after almost 20 years with very little trouble. The new Badger 5 model has a little more hp so I'm sure it will do the job. I hope this new one is as reliable and lasts as long. Very pleased so far.

                         
                        5.0

                        Replacement for existing Badger Garbage Disposal [GD]

                        By TheBlundella

                        from North Canton, OH, USA

                        Pros

                        • good grind power

                        Cons

                        • a tad noisier than expected

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                          Existing GD still spun but only after being coaxed with a drilling machine from the blockage release spindle underneath the unit. Couldn't believe it failed so soon and then looked back on its receipt and did not realize we had had it since December 2008 - got more than 6 years work out of it, and believe me it works constantly!!! Was a no brainer to replace it with the same budget model - made the sacrifice with a noisier unit - we find the noise comforting.. We would definitely recommend this unit to other homeowners who use the GD plenty of times.

                           
                          5.0

                          Quiet and works well

                          By Lexer

                          from Morrisville, NC, USA

                          Pros

                          • Price
                          • Quiet
                          • Warranty

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                              This unit is much quieter than my previous version and seems to grind just as well. Installation was included in the kitchen work so I didn't perform it myself but it seemed to go pretty quickly and the installer had no difficulty

                               
                              5.0

                              So far so good...

                              By Jason88

                              from Undisclosed

                              Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                              Strong, compact garbage disposal. No problems after 5 months of use. Unit was installed by home builder so I can't really comment on ease of installation. Time will tell how good it is.

                               
                              5.0

                              This product has the power to do what I need it to do.

                              By Figgie

                              from The Villages, FL, USA

                              Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                              Very difficult to install. Some of the instructions were not clear and not thorough enough.

                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              I use this product rarely.

                              By FranP

                              from Pueblo, CO, USA

                              Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                              This is the second Badger disposal I have had in less than five years. The first one was installed new and it cracked and was leaking under my sink which prompted me to purchase another. I purchased the same brand because of the price.

                               
                              5.0

                              Great product

                              By pjg56

                              from Orlando, FL, USA

                              Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                              Great product, easy to install and great price Love it

                               
                              4.0

                              Good, basic food disposal

                              By ToddinTampa

                              from Tampa, FL, USA

                              Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                              This disposal is a great, inexpensive disposal that does a good of normal kitchen waste. Would not recommend putting fruit rinds or thick items through the disposal. But for most functions it works fine.

                               
                              4.0

                              Wonderful product for the price

                              By mmb1978

                              from Hillsboro, OR, USA

                              Comments about ACE HARDWARE InSinkErator Badger 5 1/2HP Disposal (BADGER5):

                              We haven't had any issues or problems with this machine. It's been a great product for the money with wonderful uses. One of the least expensive we could find. It's quieter than our last garbage disposal purchase with the house over 15 years old. Easy to install as long as you read the instructions and don't forget to punch out the dishwasher attachment plug.

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