If your sink is full of dirty water and food, it means your garbage disposal isn’t working properly and it it is time to call in one of our experts at Neighborhood Plumbing. Garbage disposals are a great appliance to have, but as with any modern convenience, when they break down, you are in for some major frustration. Your garbage disposal may be malfunctioning due to:
Your garbage disposal is not something that a home handyman should attempt to fix! You could further damage the disposal or put yourself in harm’s way if you stick your hand into the disposal to fix the problem. Our trained technicians know the proper way to handle a faulty garbage disposal and will do so safely. We will inspect the disposal, determine the problem and repair the issue – so you don’t have to.
For most issues, including jams and clogs, we can remove the problem and return your garbage disposal to normal. If your garbage disposal has reached the end of its useful life, have an electrical problem or the motor is blown, replacing the unit may be your best option.
Once your garbage disposal has been repaired, it is important to take steps to avoid the problem in the future. Here is a list of items that should never be put in your garbage disposal: