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Thwarting my dogs, one day at a time
on August 15, 2013
I bought this trash can because my three lovely dogs viewed my garbage as their own personal gourmet buffet. Oh, they were smart enough to not do it around me... but as soon as the lights went out at night, or I left for work during the day, they were gorging away on my thrown out bones, veggie ends, and apple cores. Ever had to clean up a pile of chewed-up aluminum that had been into your dog's stomach and, subsequently, vomited out on your clean floor? Let me tell you, friend, it's no fun at all.
After one particularly disgusting clean up, I had a screaming fit, threw around some dish rags, ordered them outside, and sat down to find a better trash can. Harriet, my plastic garbage can, was just not cutting it. (I painted a face on the lid, so it was necessary to give her a name.) I searched all over the internets for recommendations and kept being steered towards the simplehuman steel trash cans. I decided to throw caution to the wind and plunk down the dinero to make one of these my own.
After several breathless days of waiting, and having to put my trashcan on my clothes dryer to keep it away from the dogs, it arrived! I took it out of the box and gazed upon its glory. So brushed steel-y. So heavy duty. So... magnificent. Ever since I started using it, I have not had ONE mess to clean up due to the dogs knocking it over. I am more than pleased with its performance and, quite frankly, it was well worth the cost.
Harriett has since been demoted to a recycle bin. Poor, poor Harriett.
(If I wasn't already married, and if I was a trash can myself, I would totally get married to it... I love it that much.)