Buy another model of toaster Toasting Evenness Unless you need your toast evenly black, avoid this toaster Safety Very unsafe. Should be recalled. Apparently there is no manual pop up function, and if you lift the toaster lever the elements DO NOT SHUT OFF! The outside of the toaster gets dangerously hot - enough to melt plastic. Ease of Cleaning Difficult to clean after you've used a fire extinguisher on it. Durability This first item to be destroyed in a house fire, because it's the cause of the house fire. Design Excellent way to burn a house down.