Garbage Disposal

How To Unclog Kitchen Sinks With A Garbage Disposal

February 4th, 2015|

Few things are as frustrating as a clogged pipe. In some circumstances, you may notice a buildup along the way; in other cases it may be an instantaneous thing.

No matter how big or small, when a clog occurs, your first instinct may be to grab a chemical drain cleaner to solve the problem. However, chemical […]

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Is Your Garbage Disposal Not Working or Stuck?

July 5th, 2014|

We all love life’s little modern conveniences. And we never know how much we rely on these things… until they aren’t there anymore

In the kitchen, the award goes to the garbage disposal. What could be more convenient then cleaning off the dinner dishes right into the sink, sending all the extras down the drain?

What happens […]

10 Common Household Items That Will Clog Your Drain

May 1st, 2014|

1. Cooking Grease – Grease comes in a variety of formats, depending on what you are cooking. When its time for clean up, those few tablespoons full of grease may look harmless in your pan, but resist the urge to send it down the drain. Over time, grease hardens and builds up inside your drain […]

How To Keep Your Garbage Disposal Blades Sharp

December 9th, 2013|

If you have ever worked with a kitchen sink that doesn’t have a garbage disposal, you understand how nice this appliance can be.  Rather than having to carry all that nasty stuff to the trash you can just send it down the sink right?  (BTW that’s not exactly true, but I digress.)

What makes your garbage […]

Holiday Tips – What Not to Put Down the Garbage Disposal

November 13th, 2013|

The holiday season is the time of year for decorations, gift-giving, and family gatherings. It’s also the season for kitchen disasters such as blocked garbage disposals.

When you’re gathering with family and friends, the last thing on your mind is how to find a good plumber. And if its right in the middle of Thanksgiving day, […]

What Can Go Wrong With A Garbage Disposal

November 7th, 2013|

Garbage disposals can be a very helpful tool in dealing with unconsumed food products, but it is not a catchall.  If used properly, your garbage disposal can make clean up easier.  If used improperly, it can break down early or cause damage to you or things around you.  In case you are wondering, here are […]

Which Is Greener: Throwing Scraps Away or Sending Them Down The Garbage Disposal?

October 17th, 2013|

Many of us try to incorporate green living into our daily lives. While a composter is ideal for waste, some people simply don’t have access to one where they live. However, they have a garbage disposal, and some wonder if throwing their food scraps down the drain is better than throwing them away.

So which is […]

It’s Time To Call For A Garbage Disposal Repair

March 14th, 2013|

When you turn on your garbage disposal, all you want is for it to work without any issues. However, just like any other appliance, a garbage disposal can fail. If your garbage disposal is not working properly or not working at all, how do you know if it needs repair – or if it has […]

Garbage Disposal Tips To Prevent Drain Cleaning Tomorrow

August 23rd, 2012|

A garbage disposal is a handy appliance to have in your kitchen. It helps to make your life just a little bit easier. Instead of tossing leftovers into the trash, you can simply dispose of them down the sink and into the drain.

A garbage disposal is a great time-saver and anything that can buy you […]

Comparing Garbage Disposals – Which is Right for You?

February 19th, 2011|

Shopping for a garbage disposal?  Whether you are looking to reduce your impact on the environment, or just looking for an easier way to deal with dinner remains, you want to make sure you get the right disposal the first time.  So, here are a few tips to help you shop smart.

1. Size – When […]

5 Tips to Keep Your Garbage Disposal in Top Shape This Holiday Season

December 16th, 2010|

Tis the season for special times with family, friends, and food; but is your garbage disposal up to the challenge?  Here are five quick tips to keep your garbage disposal in top shape and peak performance this holiday season.

1. Keep it small – Your garbage disposal does a lot to make work in your kitchen […]

How To Avoid Garbage Disposal Problems

October 22nd, 2010|

One of the most indispensable items in today’s kitchen is the garbage disposal. While its attached underneath your kitchen sink, and quietly sits away from public view, it is the one appliance that keeps your kitchen in full working condition.

A garbage disposal works by chewing up food scraps and waste, and feeds them down the […]