Badger 1 Garbage Disposal

Badger 1 Garbage Disposal - HVAC Blog & News from Michigan Plumbing and Mechanical Services LLC - Badger1-171x300Working in the field with our customers we often get questions regarding product recommendations, one of the most common is garbage disposal.

Customer Question: What garbage disposal would you recommend for my house?

Answer: At Service Experts Plumbing we sell, service and install a full line of Garbage Disposals, however the most economical and widely utilized disposal for standard residential applications is the Badger 1 by insinkerator here are the main features and specifications:


The InSinkErator Badger 1 disposal offers the following features:

  • 1/3 Horsepower Dura-Drive® Induction Motor
  • Galvanized Steel Construction
  • 1-year We Come to You® In-Home Service Warranty
  • Assembled in USA
  • Quick Lock® Sink Mount allows for easy installation and disposal replacement


  • Type of Feed: Continuous
  • On/Off Control: Wall Switch
  • Motor: Single Phase
  • HP: 1/3
  • Volts: 120
  • HZ: 60
  • RPM: 1725
  • Amp. (Avg. Load): 6.3
  • Time Rating: Intermittent
  • Lubrication: Permanently Lubricated Upper & Lower Bearings
  • Shipping Weight (Approx.): 13 lbs.
  • Unit Finish: Waterborne Grey Enamel
  • Overall Height: 11-3/8”
  • Grind Chamber Capacity: 26 oz.
  • Motor Protection: Manual Reset Overload
  • Average Water Usage: 1 Gallon Per Person Per Day
  • Average Electrical Usage: 3-4 KWh Per Year
  • Drain: 1-1/2”
  • Anti-Vibration Connection: (Hose Clamp)
  • Dishwasher Drain Connection: Yes
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