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InSinkErator Evolution COVER CONTROL PLUS 3/4 Horsepower Disposer

Est. $260
Reviewed
August 2013
by ConsumerSearch
InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control 3/4 Horsepower Disposer

Best safe garbage disposal

Pros
  • Doesn't operate unless drain is covered
  • Easy to install
  • Seven-year warranty
Cons
  • Not as fast as continuous feed models
  • On/off cover switch can be tricky to use
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Bottom line

Parents concerned about children accidentally turning on the disposal can relax with the InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control Plus. It grinds only when the magnetic cover is properly aligned. This update of the very well liked InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control is a little taller, but it retains all of the great features of the original.

Performance

Safe and quiet. For households with small children, safety is an important consideration when purchasing a garbage disposal. The InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control Plus features safe batch feed operation: It begins grinding only when the cover is securely aligned on the drain, so no fingers or silverware can enter while the disposer is running. It also operates very quietly, which parents of napping children can appreciate. With a 0.75-horsepower motor, it's powerful enough to handle the daily food waste of small- to medium-sized families.

Ease of use

Easy to install, tricky to operate. For homeowners replacing an older InSinkErator model, the Evolution Cover Control Plus fits easily into the leftover under-sink mounting bracket. The newest version is a little taller, however, making for a possibly tougher installation if under sink space is cramped. The magnetic cover that activates the disposal has to be aligned properly for the disposal to work.

Ownership

Durable, with long warranty. User feedback for the latest model is limited, but the earlier InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control is well received; consumer reviews indicate that the disposer is well made and durable. The manufacturer offers a seven-year in-home warranty on parts and labor. InSinkErator's staff frequently asks reviewers who leave complaints on online boards to contact them about any troubles with its products.

Where To Buy
InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control 3/4 HP Household Garbage Disposer

 
Buy new: $455.00   4 New from $337.10

 

Our Sources

1. ConsumerReports.org

The InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control -- an earlier version of the InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control Plus -- is rated by editors on performance, noise and more. It is ranked alongside other waste disposers.

Review: Garbage Disposers, Editors of ConsumerReports.org, June 2013

2. Amazon.com

The InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control and gets 4.4 stars out of 5 after more than 75 reviews at Amazon.com. Owners say they like how quietly it grinds up food, and the convenience and safety of the magnetic cover switch. There are no reviews at the time of this report for the newest version, the InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control Plus.

Review: InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control 3/4 HP Household Garbage Disposer, Contributors to Amazon.com, As of September 2013

3. HomeDepot.com

The latest InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control Plus receives just one user review at the time of this report, but it is from a professional plumber. The disposal is called "very quiet" and is said to seem solid. The installation took 45 minutes. Elsewhere on the site, about 50 HomeDepot.com customers post reviews on the older InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control. Its quiet operation and safety features earn praise.

Review: InSinkErator Evolution Cover Control Plus 3/4 HP Batch Feed Garbage Disposal, Contributors to HomeDepot.com, As of September 2013

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