If you currently have a garbage disposal in your kitchen sink, chances are, you probably can’t imagine your everyday food preparation and cleanup without it. Sadly, like all pipes and home appliances and devices, your garbage disposal will ultimately quit working as effectively as it’s used or even quit working entirely. Typically, your waste disposal unit ought to last you a good number of years before the blades will use down or the motor will burn out.
Of course, this depends on how often you use it and if you use it correctly. Trash disposals break with time, and can likewise break or clog when you throw the incorrect things in. Changing a disposal is an easy plumbing job that will get your kitchen area sink back and running in no time at all. Here we tell you all about how to replace your garbage disposal.
What do we imply by doing it wrong? We all understand there are specific things that shouldn’t hurt the garbage disposal unit. But, keep in mind that garbage disposals are only meant for biodegradable food. You must never ever put anything down there like bones, plastic, or metal (such as flatware). However, even particular foods need not be permitted to travel through the disposal, including grease and oil, which can strengthen in the drain and cause clogs, stringy vegetables (like celery), which can get caught on the blades and cause clogs, rice or pasta, which expand when wet, fruit pits or any other hard food that can damage the blades, and potato peels that can gunk up the mechanism.
But, if your garbage disposal won’t run there’s little you can do about it now. Keep these tips in mind for the future. Want to skip to having the job done right away and not messing around with the DIY project? Call Gulf Coast Appliance Repair today!
First, disconnect your current garbage disposal, then evaluate what tools you’ll require to remove the pipelines.
Before you start a major installation you’ll want to do a thorough check for debris.
The last thing you want to do is make the problem worse by attempting repairs you aren’t qualified to do. In order to not hurt the sink or the countertops it’s a good idea to call in a professional. This will also save you hours of valuable time.
If your waste disposal unit runs noisily. Your waste disposal unit is blocked or jammed. Your waste disposal unit is leaking. Your trash disposal makes a humming sound. Your trash disposal doesn’t make any sound at all. All of these are good reasons to call in a pro.