I have had this toaster for almost seven years and it's still operating properly. There are drawbacks, like the short cord and basic looks, but it's good for what it is. The only thing I worry a little bit about is that many times there's a bright green flash or spark when the toast is done. I hope I don't get electrocuted. Ease of Cleaning It's easy to clean the tray that catches the crumbs but I don't know how to clean the inside.