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KitchenAid - Architect Series II 1.4 Cu. Ft. Built-In Trash Compactor - Stainless steel-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.2 out of 5 stars with 6 reviews

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  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Lasted Less Than 2 Months


    Recently, we changed all of our kitchen appliances over to Stainless, about $4,000. We have had the compactor for about 6 weeks. My wife noticed immediately that the on/off switch (for the pressure ram) seems to be reversed, not a big problem. As of two days ago we can't get the pressure ram to return to the top; therefore, we can't open the unit. There is only a foot switch that is the only switch exposed and when we press it, it just groans with no action. The unit is presently locked. We had an earlier Kitchen Aid trash compactor for 20 years without a hitch. This is sad. Hopefully, we can get it fixed or removed in the next day or two (before the trash ferments badly) but I am not too optimistic. Maybe this is a bad time for my review. The Samsung fridge, range, and microwave have been great.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I Love It !

    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    When we moved into our house it had a KitchenAid trash compactor, which I quickly learned to love, never owning a compactor before. You do have to buy different more expensive trash bags, which i find the cheapest at Lowes, but the the bags are huge, super thick, and in the end cost us less, because i went from taking the trash out 3 + times a week to once. That alone is a huge saving on trash bags. When we upgraded our kitchen to stainless it was easy for us to pick this particular model because the rating where the highest of any other model or brand. And it looks great in the kitchen, better than a smelly garbage can stuffed in the corner somewhere. The stainless is super easy to clean with windex. Overall very happy with this purchase!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Trash be gone!!!!


    This compactor is like a bottomless pit. I used to empty my trash once a it is once a week. I've switched to a smaller roadside trash can which is cheaper, so I not only save money, but lessen my footprint on the planet.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love our compactor.

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    Went into Best Buy looking at notebooks and went by appliances and saw this compactor. Even better it was on clearance. Bought it and they delivered it in two days. Great product at a great price!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars



    This is a great compactor from a great brand. You will not be let down.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    works great!


    This compactor is great! No more daily trips to the trash.

    I would recommend this to a friend